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By Sarah Pittock & Harriett Jernigan In 2020, Stanford students faced unprecedented threats: a deadly pandemic that moved their classes online; ongoing police violence against communities of color; uncertain, rapidly changing, and quixotic visa requirements; a presidential campaign that actively called on white supremacists to garner voter support; ongoing climate disasters; and widespread financial insecurity due to... Read More

Instructor News

We want to start this Instructor News section by first recognizing the often invisible work of all...

Activity Showcase

For this issue's Activity Showcase, we're pleased to spotlight a set of asynchronous multimodal...

Student Spotlight

In this quarter's issue, we're pleased to celebrate the accomplishments of the seniors graduating...

Up Close with Student Winners

In this issue, we’re pleased to feature the winners of the Boothe Prize for Excellence in First-...

Coordinator's Corner

“I live on the Internet now,” I often said to people this summer. In truth, the Internet has long...

Writing Specialist Confidential

When I think of a writing workshop, I imagine the space, scale, and context we’re so familiar with...

Teachers, Writers, Scholars

If I had to settle on a single anecdote to concisely capture my friend Mutallip Anwar, I would have...

Instructional Innovations and Inspirations

[image credit: Integrity stock / Shutterstock.com © 2020] During fall quarter, I was one of a...

Committee Updates

[Pictured above: Members of the 2020 NACC Committee - from left to right: Tessa Brown, Jenae Cohn,...

Rhetoric from the Field

In this exceptional year, our fully online PWR September Sessions will be focusing our energies...

Spotlight on WIM

Last fall, The MIT Review invited its readers to play a courtroom algorithm game, asking its...

Beyond the Farm

Four brand-new lecturers joined PWR this fall. The PWR team has seen their faces in September...