Hoefer Prize Winners

HWC Hoefer Awards Reception

The Hoefer Prize-winning writing presented below represents excellence across the disciplines, spanning all areas of undergraduate study.  We are pleased to share these essays with Stanford students, faculty, and the larger Stanford community.

2017-2018 Hoefer Prize Winners

Humanities

Lena Giger, "The Right to Participate and the Right to Compete: Stanford Women's Athletics 1956-1995 " (HISTORY 209S: Research Seminar for Majors   / Instructors: Estelle B. Freedman and Michelle Lynn Kahn)

Bernardo Velez, "The Landscape as Portrait: Alejandro Cartagena's Unpeopled Photographs of the US-Mexico Border" (ARTHIST 294: Writing and the Visual: Photography and Truth  / Instructors: Kim Beil and Alexandria Brown-Hedjazi)

Victoria Hope White, "Love and Money: Theater, Moral Reform, and Changing Ideals of Marriage in Eighteenth-Century England " (ENGLISH 162W: Writing Intensive Seminar in English  / Instructor: Erik L. Johnson)

Social Sciences

Sarah Noel Manney, "A Post-Truth World? Fake News, Skepticism, and Civic Engagement in Estonia" (POLISCI 299A: Research Design   / Instructor: Adriane Fresh)

Engineering

Crystal Zheng, "Retaining HIV drug market dominance: Should Gilead Science Inc. acquire HIVHealth?" (MS&E 152W: Introduction to Decision Analysis   / Instructor: Ross D. Shachter)

Sciences

Emily Dial, "Waves Don't Die: On Blackness and Water" (EARTHSYS 249: Wild Writing / Instructor: Richard Nevle)

Bruce Hamilton Tiu, "Defining a Role for RSK in Normal and Aberrant Myelopoiesis" (BIO 199W: Senior Honors Thesis / Instructor: Sally A. Kim)

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