Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies with Jeff Rice
LEXINGTON, Ky. (February 1, 2018) –The University of Kentucky’s Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies (WRD) is dedicated to the study and teaching of writing practices, public rhetoric, and digital media. The department serves over 5,000 UK undergraduates each year, and the WRD BA/BS major offers students three tracks:
WRD also offers a minor in Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies as well as a minor in Professional and Technical Writing.
This week’s guest on Behind the Blue is Dr. Jeff Rice. Dr. Rice holds the Martha B. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies at the University of Kentucky, writes on media and network theory and brings national speakers to campus to speak on digital media. From 2012-2015, he co-directed Wired, the College of Arts and Sciences residential college.
On this week’s episode, Dr. Rice discusses the diversity of careers that benefit from a WRD background, what he’s learned from students over the years, his thoughts on the “most tattooed Department on campus”, and more.
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