Monthly Archives: December 2013

Professor Damaris Serrano wins national literary award from Panama

Spanish professor Damaris Serrano received the most prestigious literary award from her native Panama for an essay she wrote on the construction of the first transcontinental railroad and the Panama Canal. Continue reading

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Raiderthon dance marathon is story of the year

The Top Ten Wright State Newsroom stories for 2013

We begin 2014 with a tip of the hat to the best feel-good story of 2013. Continue reading

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Wright State named a top college for teacher education

Wright State has been named a top college for teacher education by a national organization that has become a leader in providing educational information to libraries, high schools and career centers across the country. Continue reading

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C-SPAN to air story on Wright State’s priceless Wright brothers collection

Did you know that the Special Collections and Archives in the Wright State University Dunbar Library has the largest collection of authentic Wright brothers materials in the world? Continue reading

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Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading

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Joe Deer honored with Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer, head of Wright State’s Musical Theatre program, received the Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence during Fall Commencement Dec. 14. Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Commencement photo gallery

Wright State University honored more than 1,700 graduates during its Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony Dec. 14 in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

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More than 1,700 graduate at Fall Commencement

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins challenged graduates at the 2013 Fall Commencement to prove themselves “mentally strong” in the future. “We want to prepare you to have not only the intellectual capabilities but the mental strength to deal … Continue reading

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Boonshoft School of Medicine names Michael Leffak, interim chair of Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine has named Michael Leffak, Ph.D., interim chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Continue reading

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Congressman Mike Turner tours Calamityville

Congressman Mike Turner got an up-close look at Wright State University’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville, a 52-acre austere training environment. Continue reading

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