The Calderwood Seminars in Public Writing

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Optional—but highly desirable—capstone courses for juniors and seniors, designed to develop your written voice for a broad audience. Highly collaborative, spanning the full range of disciplines (Biology in the News, Music in Public, Economic Journalism), and capable of changing the way you think about language, communication, your major, and your future. Students who’ve taken the course tend to say things like “I loved everything about it,” “the most beneficial class I’ve taken,” and “the professor allowed me to build a bridge between my life as a student and my new career."


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The Wellesley Debates

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