Monthly Archives: January 2015

Language art

Wright State’s Chris Hall opening doors in China for the teaching of English
Chris Hall

Wright State plans to partner with a university in China to enroll its students in Wright State’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, English, Enrollment Management, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, International Students, Liberal Arts, News, Undergraduate |

Idol chatter

Wright State grad Alexis Gomez rising star in 'American Idol' competition
Alexis Gomez at American Idol audition

Musician and 2014 Wright State graduate Alexis Gomez advances to Hollywood in the current season of “American Idol.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, International Students, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News |

Video: Medical student guest at State of the Union

William Elder Jr.

Bill Elder, a Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine student, attended the State of the Union Address last week as a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama. He discussed the experience on “Fox 45 in the Morning.” Watch the … Continue reading

Posted in News, Wright State in the News |

Video: Adventure Speaker Series

Amy Anslinger, assistant director of outdoor recreation at Wright State, discussed the Adventure Speaker Series on “Living Dayton” on WDTN. The series is organized by Five Rivers MetroParks and Wright State. Watch the video.

Posted in Wright State in the News |

Broadway star Leslie Uggams delivers inspiring message to Wright State students

Leslie Uggams and Joe Deer

Wright State performing arts students received coaching and encouragement from Broadway star Leslie Uggams during her inspiring visit to campus. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, Musical Theatre Initiative, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Wright State Physicians promotes regular screening tests during Cervical Health Awareness Month

Wright State Physicians Health Center building

Wright State Physicians Obstetrics & Gynecology encourages women to talk to their physicians about preventing cervical cancer. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Wright State Physicians |

Steve Wozniak, tech reporter Farhad Manjoo headline Wright State’s Honors Institute

Steve Wozniak

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak and tech reporter Farhad Manjoo will discuss developments in computing and technology during Wright State’s Honors Institute. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, News, University College |

Leslie Uggams performs in concert, conducts master classes at Wright State this week

Leslie Uggams on stage

Excerpt Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Leslie Uggams will share her insights and talents with students of the Wright State University Musical Theatre Program today and tomorrow, January 22-23 in Dayton, Ohio. Uggams will become the first major … Continue reading

Posted in Liberal Arts, Musical Theatre Initiative, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures, Wright State in the News |

Beard bible

Wright State’s Christopher Oldstone-Moore to release book on history of whiskers
Christopher Oldstone-Moore

Wright State history professor Christopher Oldstone-Moore will release a book on the history of facial hair. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Graduate, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Research |

Neuroscience group to hold workshop on non-academic careers in science

James Olson

Professional development workshop “Preparing Yourself for a Non-Academic Career in Science” is designed for graduate and postdoctoral students. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, Neuroscience Institute, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News |