Science Writing for Impact (ENVIR 500 A)


2 credits


Location: ACC 120

Schedule: W 1:30 - 3:20

Department: Program on the Environment

Quarter: Winter

Do you dream of making a bigger impact with your work? ENVIR 500A will focus on developing practical skills for expressing your ideas clearly and memorably. This class aims to transform anxieties about writing into excitement, and to help students learn to write with impact about their field.

In-class activities include lecture and discussion, writing exercises, analysis, guest speakers and work-shopping of assigned writings.

The class is about learning-by-doing. Students will keep a daily learning journal and write essays, blogs and op-eds. Topics will center on the students’ own work and interests. Students will work with the instructor to publish select assigned writings.

Instructed by Stacie Solie, a freelance editor and print journalist.

ADD CODE REQUIRED. Interested students should complete and return the completed application to by 9am on Monday, November 21.