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WRAC Announces the Winners of the PW and XA Outstanding Major Awards

WRAC has announced the winners of the PW Outstanding Major Award and the XA Outstanding Major Award, which both recognize graduating PW and XA students who demonstrate particular excellence in the classroom, success in experiential learning, and engagement with the community.

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WRAC Faculty Member Accepted Into Fulbright Specialist Program
Read more about WRAC Professor Xiqiao Wang’s upcoming work in the Fulbright Specialist Program where Dr. Wang will work with Hainan University in Haikou, China on improving the students’ critical thinking skills.

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PWers Fill Leadership Roles at VIM Magazine

Read more about how several Professional Writing students served as leaders for VIM Magazine this year.

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PW Students Take on Real-World Editing: ing Magazine

Students on the Editorial Team at ing Magazine describe how the work they do provides them with professional editorial experience as well as college credit.

WRAC Faculty Member Launches REO Town Reading Series

WRAC professor Matthew Rossi shares his experience launching the REO Town Reading Series, a monthly event where area writers can share their work and poetry- and prose-enthusiasts can come and enjoy what the local literary talent has to offer. 

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PW Alum Earns Award at Minds Wide Open Competition

Last spring, PW alum Eric Flewelling participated in "Minds Wide Open," an annual international advertising competition that partners Michigan State students with other students from around the globe. Read about his experiences in the competition!

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PW Alum Emily Reyst Provides Internship Opportunity for Current PW Students

Emily Reyst shares her experience working for the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM).

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PW Students Take on Real-World Editing: The Offbeat

Meet the students of The Offbeat, and hear about all the professional experiences they have through the course!

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Meet Casey McArdle

Read more about Dr. Casey McArdle, WRAC prof and program liaison for the new Experience Architecture (XA) major.


Meet Kendall Leon

Read about Kendall Leon, R&W alum and current Assistant Professor of Chicano/Latinx Rhetoric.

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PW Major interviews Navah Wolfe and DongWon Song

Read about Camille Allen's interview with editor and publisher Navah Wolfe and literary agent DongWon Song after their public conversation event on January 22, 2018.


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