PWR Assistant Professor Laurie Gries has been selected by a campus committee of her colleagues to be given one of this year's Provost's Faculty Achievement Awards. In selecting her for this award, the faculty committee pointed to the importance of her book, Still Life with Rhetoric: A New Materialist Approach for Visual Rhetorics, published by Utah State University Press. Along with generally excellent reviews, this book received an Advancement of Knowledge Award and a Research Impact Award from leading scholarly organizations in her field.

Dry Cracked Earth

CANCELLED: More than Polar Bears: Human Health and Climate Change

March 3, 2020

In accordance with university policy, this event has been postponed until further notice! Come listen to doctors and public policy experts in a panel discussion on how a warming climate undermines human health.

Nicole Walker

Writing about Sustainability with Nicole Walker

Dec. 3, 2019

The Program for Writing & Rhetoric will bring Nicole Walker, noted creative nonfiction writer on sustainability, to campus on Thursday, February 6, and Friday, February 7, to do three events. Each is free and open to the public.


The WRITE Lab in the PWR brings Jonathan Alexander

Sept. 17, 2018

The WRITE Lab in the PWR brings Jonathan Alexander—Chancellor’s Professor of English and Informatics (UC-Irvine)—to town for two events, open to all (flyer follows). October 11 (Thursday), a campus-wide talk entitled, DIY, Inc.: Rhetorics of the Popular in the Age of Spreadable Media . C4C Flagstaff Room, 3:30 - 5:00...