TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavorFive people with links to Wright State University will be among the speakers and performers at TEDxDayton2014.

TEDxDayton is an independently organized event licensed by TED, a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas from the world’s most inspired people.

Nearly 30 speakers, performers and performing groups will take the stage at the Victoria Theatre in downtown Dayton between 9 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17.

Those with Wright State connections include Dan Krane, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences; Tony Ortiz, associate vice president for Latino affairs; Catalleya Storm, freedom activist and junior studying political science and business management; Jackie Janning-Lask, who earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in systems engineering from Wright State; and Jesse Thomas, who earned a bachelor in fine arts and is helping direct a painting performance by students from Stivers School for the Arts.

Wright State is bringing TEDxDayton2014 to the Dayton campus via a livestream of the event. Students, faculty and staff can attend a TEDxDayton viewing party during the event in the Joshi Center lobby.

View the complete TEDxDayton schedule.

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