The Center for Writing Across the Curriculum publishes The Undergeraduate Spectrum, a journal of undergraduate, academic writing at Saint Mary's College.


Undergraduate Cover 2018The Undergraduate, which was first published in 1991, is an academic journal devoted to showcasing exemplary work from the Collegiate Seminar Program. In addition to publishing traditional academic essays, we have also published alternative seminar assignments, such as letters or e-mails between different authors and self-reflection essays. Essays can be nominated by both faculty members and students.


2018 Newman Award Winners: Lindsey Gamache, Matthew Coss, Zachary Ioakimedes, Adeline Nunes, Caitlyn McDuffee, Anna Gibbons, Jada Walker

Honorable Mentions: Megan Holt, Tiffany Pham, Lindsey Gamache




Spectrum Cover 2018Spectrum was created in 1989 to honor exemplary writing across the disciplines. Potential submissions may include, but are not limited to, the following: essays, lab reports, reflections, non-fiction creative writing, Integral seminar essays, and business proposals.  Essays can be nominated by both faculty members and students.



2018 Spectrum Award Winners: Marie Torre, Trey Hannula, Joey Fiske, Alicia McCallister, Victor Jaimes, Symone Williams, Taylor Brown, Micah Sallid, Nikki Baluyot

Honorable Mentions: Victoria Ball, Isabel Ponce, Katie Whiting