2012 Prizes

First-Year Writing Prizes

Sweetland Prize for Outstanding Writing Portfolio

Jiatu Liu Untitled
Writing 100 (nominated by Gina Brandolino)

Clarissa Ortiz Untitiled
Writing 100 (nominated by Gina Brandolino)

Matt Kelley Prize for Excellence in First-Year Writing

Sarah Leddon
The Public Woman's Guide to Getting By
HIST 195 (nominated by Sara Lampert)

Margaret Scholten Fate and Transition
GTBooks 191
(nominated by Sayan Bhattacharyya)

Celebration of Excellence in Undergraduate Writing Photos

UL_Winners

Special thanks to Sweetland lecturers serving as the chairs of the Sweetland prize committee.

Upper-Level Writing Prizes

Sweetland Prize for Excellence in Upper-Level Writing (sciences)

Nell Gable News Feature
Environ 320 (nominated by Emilia Askari)

Naomi Lewandowski
Human Impacts on Ecosystems: Comparing the Removal of the Gray Wolf (Canis Lupus) to the Introduction of Invasive Water Hyacinths (Eichornia Crassipes)
Earth 431 (nominated by Selena Smith)

Sweetland Prize for Excellence in Upper-Level Writing (social sciences)

Christian Keil
Newcomb's Problem and Expected Utility
Econ/Phil 408
(nominated by Frank Thompson)

Seth Soderborg
The Effects of Conditional Cash Transfer Payments on Voter Support for the Partido dos Trabalhadores
PolSci 381 (nominated by Rob Salmond)

Sweetland Prize for Excellence in Upper-Level Writing (humanities)

Aaron Bekemeyer
Bringing the Revolution Home or Fulfilling the Law? Hist 399 (nominated by John Carson)

Ryan Pavel The Gun
English 325 (nominated by Alex Ralph)