In One Writing Course, Freshmen Take After Lewis and Clark

"Adventure Writing," Hamilton College

Students are often taught about the expeditions of Lewis and Clark, but only some get the opportunity to act the part.

Maurice Isserman, a history professor at Hamilton College, in Clinton, N.Y., decided to try something different with his freshman writing course this year. All first-year students have the option to participate in an eight-day outdoor program before orientation, and starting this year,