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


Undergraduate Cover 2017The 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.


2017 Newman Award Winners: Olivia Brophy, Rosemary Cook, Alex Kushner, Gabriela Rodkepf, Kimiya Shokri

Honorable Mentions: Kathryn Carero, Maria-Elena Diaz, Lindsey Knudsen, Jessica Mott




Spectrum Cover 2017Spectrum 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.


2017 Spectrum Award Winners: Aidan Munoz-Christian, Julia McDonald, Joslyn Fillman, William Lane, Colin Jones, Maegan Lasecke, kathryn Carero, Leora Mosman, Wendy Ibarra, Emily Kich, Anne Geraghty

Honorable Mentions: Lindsey Gamache, Felicia Good