The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

Calderwood Seminars in Public Writing

A prestigious national program equipping students with critical skills for real public impact

Calderwood Fast Facts

  • Open to UW juniors and seniors
  • Open to UW graduate students
  • A 5-credit course
  • Prestigious and innovative national program developed at Wellesley College which has been adopted by more than 12 higher education institutions
  • Equips students with applied skills to translate their academic knowledge to a broad public audience
  • Nine Calderwood Seminars being offered by the Jackson School in 2021-2022
  • In 2019, the UW became one of the first universities west of the Mississippi, and one of the first public institutions, to launch the Calderwood Seminars in Public Writing program

Winter 2023