University Writing

Thu, Sep 11, 2014, 10:53pm
In this Scope on culture shock, Myra Friedman describes her experience with the age gap.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014, 8:32pm
Greater depth could help to improve the Core Curriculum, which is currently hampered by its ambitious breadth.
Fri, Jan 24, 2014, 12:26am
Our instinct to rely on logic and academic thought hinders us when considering real-life situations.
Wed, Nov 14, 2012, 4:12am
Undergraduate Writing Program director Nicole Wallack said she hopes to expand the variety of themed UWriting sections available to include topics in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Tue, Sep 11, 2012, 12:35am
The Morningside Review expands online presence and calls for submissions.
Thu, Jan 26, 2012, 6:51pm
University Writing instructor Ilana Manaster on being both a professor and a student.
Sun, Nov 15, 2009, 10:45pm
All Columbia undergraduates have to take them—the required classes that constitute our early years. But do they go on to constitute part of us? This week, four students assess the foundations of our education. Jennifer Fearon examines what it means to re-read classics in Barnard’s First-Year...
Sun, Nov 15, 2009, 6:16pm
Whether we are strong or weak writers, there is value in learning—or re-learning—the basic structures and conventions of argument, rhetoric, and style.
Sun, Nov 15, 2009, 6:12pm
The sphere of academic writing encompasses much more than the literary sphere of novels and poems, which is what essay-writing is generally confined to in high school.
Tue, Sep 15, 2009, 7:20pm
I sat, an Iliad-literate prep school graduate utterly unprepared for the baffling question professor Zeus had posed for the deliberation of the mere mortals: “Why, then, is Trojan the number-one selling condom brand in the United States?"