MA in Rhetoric Student Profiles-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Kayla Heglas

Kayla Heglas

B.A. in Humanities and Arts

Email: kheglas@andrew.cmu.edu

Kayla recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with the interdisciplinary degree of Bachelors of Humanities and Arts, where she focused on the intersection of Fine Arts and Professional Writing in 2014. Her array of interests and thirst for knowledge has led her to pursue a M.A. in Rhetoric, where she hopes to explore the intersection of rhetoric and law before continuing on to law school in Fall 2015. In her spare time Kayla enjoys yoga, hot tea, and planning her next adventure.

Jung-Yu Lin (林容妤)

Jung-Yu Lin (林容妤)

B.A. in Foreign Language & Literature, National Taiwan University

Email: jungyul@andrew.cmu.edu

Jung-Yu got her BA from National Taiwan University in Foreign Language and Literature with a minor in Education. After teaching English in a high school in Taipei, she got a Fulbright scholarship to study and teach Mandarin Chinese in Spelman College. She chose to come to the Rhetoric program because she is interested in the ideology of teachers' language. Also, as a language teacher and a polyglot, she is interested in linguistics structures and communication styles of different languages. Besides studying, she also enjoys doing calligraphy, hip-hop dancing and watching dance videos on youtube.

Emily Mooney

Emily Mooney

B.A. in English Literature & Minor in Dance, Elon University

Email: emilymoo@andrew.cmu.edu

Emily Mooney is a Master's student in the Rhetoric program. She graduated from Elon University with a B.A. in English Literature and a minor in Dance. She came to Carnegie Mellon University to explore her interests in the interdisciplinary nature of discourse and the art of communication. Professionally, her interests include writing center implementation and non-profit communications. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, reading, and cooking.