Writing and Rhetoric
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Writing and Rhetoric

The Writing and Rhetoric department approaches writing as both art and craft. The department 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

Alum Connection Lands Law Internships

LionWhen they began looking for internship opportunities, Ashley Mitrow ’22 and Joshua Hylkema ’21 made the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education an early stop. Through the work…
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Interning at The Brussels Times

Brussels-Uria-Sheila-002-2While studying abroad in Belgium, Shelia Uría Veliz ’21 completed an internship with The Brussels Times. A writing and rhetoric major with a concentration in journalism, Uría Veliz also enrolled…
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Exploring Identity in First-Year Seminars

Campus Fall Photos-00502BFirst-year students at Hobart and William Smith are examining the complex nature of identity through the lenses of race, privilege, personal experience and national character. At HWS, the First-Year Seminar…
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Fidelity Investments Bound

Ackerman-CarolineAfter completing an internship in public relations at the leading financial services provider Fidelity Investments, Caroline Ackerman ’20 accepted a position as a media analyst. Following graduation, Ackerman will join…
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Eli Clare on Disability, Illness and Environmental and Social Justice

TOM_01_ORG_RIVAIn November, writer, activist and educator Eli Clare will explore the intersections of social justice, environmental injustice, disability and chronic illness in a two-day visit to the HWS campus. On…
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