The Minor in Writing is a flexible, student-oriented program in the College of Arts & Letters at Michigan State University. Students in the minor combine their love for writing with their love for another field or industry. Our program gives students collaborative experiences and writing tools to become great leaders, advocates, and communicators at work and in public spaces. The minor helps students reach their professional goals in any number of careers or graduate programs.

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New Minor in Writing Created in WRAC

The University Curriculum Committee has approved a new Minor in Writing for undergraduate students at MSU. The new minor, housed in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Cultures, will be available to students starting Fall Semester 2021.

Dànielle DeVoss Appointed Interim Chairperson

Dànielle DeVoss, Professor of Professional Writing, was appointed Interim Chairperson for the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures (WRAC) for a two-year term that began July 12, 2021. “I’m delighted to…

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MSU Survey Asks for Your Stories of Creativity

“Creativity in the Time of COVID-19,” an MSU project funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, asks the public to share their stories about the role creativity has played in their lives during the pandemic as well as any creative works they’ve made that have helped them get through this past year.


The Cube Helps Local School District Provide Mental Health Support

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on our mental health, and at East Lansing Public Schools, they are combating mental health issues with the help of The Cube, MSU’s…

Content Strategy

Rhetorical Analysis

Digital Communication

Research Strategy


Visual Rhetoric

Project Management

Peer Review & Editing

Typesetting & Publishing


Professional Communication

Audience Analysis

Advocacy & Leadership

Distributed Collaboration

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