2013 Prizes

2013 Writing Prize Event Image

First-Year Writing Prizes

Sweetland Prize for Outstanding Writing Portfolio

Trishanya Raju trishanya.wordpress.com
Writing 100 (nominated by Paul Barron)

Grace Yan Sun gracesunwriting100.wordpress.com
Writing 100 (nominated by Simone Sessolo)

Matt Kelley Prize for Excellence in First-Year Writing

Yardain Amron When the Silence Settles
LHSP 125 (nominated by Tim Hedges)

Amelia Brown Ink
LHSP 125 (nominated by Tim Hedges)

Celebration of Excellence in Undergraduate Writing Photos

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A 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)

Molly Blakowski Wind-driven dust transport in the Transantarctic Mountains and Antarctic Dry Valleys
Earth 442 (nominated by Sarah Aciego)

Carrie Glauner Identifying Channel Migration Directionality in the agricultural, low relief setting on the River Raisin
Earth 442 (nominated by Sarah Aciego)

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

Hayley Sakwa Fresh Food Financing Initiative: A Replicable Practice in Detroit?
PolSci 411 (nominated by Joel Clark)

William Benjamin Rogers
Mines, Migration and the Confluence of Disease: The Story of South Africa
AAS 495 (nominated by Adam Ashforth)

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

Rachel Kalayjian To Find a Voice
Writing 300 (nominated by Lila Naydan)

Sam Walker Ezra Pound, Aura, and the Memory of Time-Past
English 340
(nominated by John Whittier-Ferguson)