Day of Professionalization Prepares Students for Future Careers in UX

The Spring 2022 XA/P2W Day of Professionalization on March 18 provided students a chance to learn about trauma-informed approaches to website and app development, helping to prepare them for future careers in user experience (UX) design.

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Undergraduate Students Share Research, Writing, and Design Skills at 2022 UURAF

Three WRAC students presented at MSU’s 24th annual University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum (UURAF), building on their research, writing, and design skills and showcasing their work at a major institutional research forum.

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Redefining Experiential Learning in the Humanities: The Cube

To kick off 2022, Kate Birdsall, Associate Professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures, presented “Redefining Experiential Learning in the Humanities: The Cube (publishing - process - praxis)” on January 20 in which she briefly highlighted how The Cube supports undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Arts & Letters.

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Writing as an Imperfect Process: Modality, Research and Inclusion at FYW Symposium

The First-Year Writing (FYW) Program at MSU again offered undergraduates a unique experience and the chance to demonstrate the research and writing skills they acquired in their fall 2021 writing classes in a formal conference setting. The fall 2021 First-Year Writing Symposium, which took place December 3, was an exciting opportunity for students to present the work they did in their classes and reflect on what they learned.

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The Cube Wins Prestigious University Creating Inclusive Excellence Grant

The Cube (publishing – process – praxis) has won a 2021-2022 university Creating Inclusive Excellence Grant (CEIG). The grant will be used to support three of The Cube’s upcoming projects: the Detroit Accessibility Project, Indigenous Games, and Holt Public Schools’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) content strategy and implementation.

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College Honors Faculty Promoted in 2021

The College of Arts & Letters is pleased to recognize the faculty members who recently were promoted to full professor, associate professor, or associate professor-fixed term. These faculty were honored during special ceremonies at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in October and November.

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What WRAC Is Making: Community Health and Outreach

The communications team in the department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures (WRAC) recently released our first in a series of “What WRAC Is Making” pieces. These articles showcase some of the amazing things the folks in WRAC are doing at work/school and outside of it. This week, we are showcasing some of the community health and outreach work in which our faculty and grad students are engaged.

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