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Publications, Prizes, and Awards

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The Boothe Prize

The Boothe Prize recognizes and rewards outstanding expository and argumentative writing by students in COLLEGE and in their first-year writing class (PWR 1, ESF, ITALIC, SLE). One first-place and one honorable mention prize are awarded to outstanding essays from each academic quarter at an annual award ceremony in May.

The Lunsford Award for Oral Presentation of Research

The Lunsford Oral Presentation of Research Award recognizes the innovative multimedia presentations that students create in their PWR 2 classes.

The Hoefer Prize for Writing in the Major

The Hoefer Prize recognizes outstanding Stanford undergraduate writing in Writing in the Major courses. Prizes may be awarded in all areas of the undergraduate curriculum: humanities, social sciences, natural and mathematical sciences, and engineering.