Writing & Rhetoric at the University of Rhode Island participates in a wide range of activities. Please explore our links to learn more about each one.

  • classroom2The Writing & Rhetoric major for interested and interesting undergraduates
  • The Writing Center for all writers, all levels, all disciplines, all stages of writing
  • General Education Writing courses for undergraduates throughout the university
  • The Writing Rhode Island Production Lab for our students and for use with any of our Lab Fee courses

What is Writing & Rhetoric?

  • Writing & Rhetoric is a contemporary field with its ancient roots in intellectual and democratic history.
  • We practice writing with consequences.
  • Writing & Rhetoric is writing that gets things done.

Our Program Is:

  • Interdisciplinary, with half of our students as double-majorsposter_presentation
  • Experiential, with opportunities for internships and fieldwork
  • Technology-rich, with hands-on and production-based classes
  • Community-based, with real-world projects growing from issues of local significance