Spring WRD Writing Gallery
The Spring WRD Writing Gallery is a showcase of student writing at the University of Kentucky. This installation features texts created in Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies (WRD) courses during the past year. These texts include multimedia documentaries, photoessays, podcasts, websites, and other types of writing that students often create in their WRD classes. >>Watch a highlight video on 2013 gallery.
By putting these texts on display, we are celebrating the ways that students are engaging with the written word--and the written world--here at UK. For a full list of all WRD students whose work is showcased in the 2014 Writing Gallery, please see our author page.
This year, many WRD students created multi-media documentaries as part of their work in WRD 110, 111, and 112. The following is a selection of our teacher-nominated work from 2014 courses.
“The William T. Young Library” Jessica Garner
“Arboretum Documentary” Jackson Wells, Jared Watson, Morgan Napier, Matt Matchinga, Greg Denton
“Cystic Fibrosis: The Need for a Cure” Francis James LaRosa III, Katherine Donnowitz, Gordon Cooper South Whitt, Vincent Gouge, Holly Nicole Kramer
“From Rivals to Friends” Jess Ogburn, Caroline Nickerson, Reese True, Raryn Tanner, Cecile Avery
“GMOs: Good or Evil?” Ethan Cardwell, Margo Sketch, Ed Frasier
“Green Amidst the Gray” Anthony Ryan Haggard, Boone Proffitt, Nicholas Rand Thornberry
“Medicus” Bailey Anderson, Sarah Bailey, Allison Pinkston, Sydney Winchester
“Sororities and Stereotypes” Jillian Marks and Shelby Graham
“The Faces of Music” Hollie Brianne Coleman, Zachary Reed Joseph, Anna Townsend, Justin, Hill, Grace Coy
“Students and Studying” Benjamin Scheidecker and Daniel Bagley
Many WRD students have also created websites as part of their research in WRD courses. The websites below are a small sample of the many compelling sites students created during 2014.
WRD students are also enouraged to create podcasts as part of their work. Hear Efi Disi's podcast, "On the Importance of Communication Skills."