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We are devotees of the word. We celebrate powerful writing, and aim to bring more of such writing into the world. This mission embraces everything we do, from freshman composition instruction to the most advanced research.

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Our award-winning faculty are celebrated researchers, educators, scholars, and writers. We foster an atmosphere of lively intellectual exchange, and provide a supportive environment for our community of students. Our faculty study everything from science to religion, business to popular culture, politics to philosophy, and more.

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