Lisbeth DaBramo ’15 and Erika Marte ’15 Awarded Thomas J. Watson Fellowships - DaBramo’s project is titled “Water Ways: An Exploration of Water Sustainability Strategies,” and Marte’s is “The Faces and Functions of Educational Volunteerism in the 21st Century.”
Commonly Confused Words
compose / comprise
Compose means to create or put together: "She composed a symphony for her senior project in music." "The symphony is composed of three movements." Comprise means to contain and is best used only in the active voice. "The symphony comprises three movements." "The class comprises six men and seven women." Avoid "is comprised of."
SOURCE: Hamilton College Editorial Style Guide