Writing and Rhetoric
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Writing and Rhetoric

The Writing and Rhetoric program approaches writing as both art and craft. The program guides students to refine their talent for analysis and argument, learn to express their own ideas in creative ways, sharpen their sense of audience, and pay close attention to the details of grammar and style.


Writing and Rhetoric News

First Year Writing Prize Winners

FY Writing Prize 0362The Hobart and William Smith Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and Writing Colleagues Program presented the seventh annual First Year Writing Prize in the Blackwell Room on April 5.…
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Dress Codes and Vaping Tackled in Young Readers Book

Carrie FirestoneCarrie Lenarcic Firestone ’92 recently announced the debut of her third book for young readers, the middle-grade novel Dress Coded, after signing a book deal with G.P. Putnam’s Sons, under…
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The New Yorker’s Wickenden: Commencement 2019 Speaker

Dorothy Wickenden4Executive Editor of The New Yorker and former Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustee Dorothy H. Wickenden ’76, L.H.D. ’14 will deliver the 2019 Commencement address. “During her distinguished career, Dorothy…
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Temple partners with World Bank and UNICEF

Temple Charlie Classroom-00099Hobart and William Smith Colleges Professor of Education Charlie Temple has been volunteering for 20 years with organizations that work for education in some of the world’s poorest countries including…
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Literary Journalism Success

Brown and KlossRecent graduates Laurel Brown ’18 and Sarah Kloos ’18 credit their individual works recently being published in national literary journals to coursework conducted as students in “Literary Journalism” with Assistant…
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