Monthly Archives: January 2016

Celebrating quilt stories

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Celebrating quilt stories is the theme of the quilt show held Jan. 28 to Jan. 30 in the Apollo Room of the Student Union at Wright State University. Continue reading

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Wright Rural Health Initiative receives additional funding

Wright Rural Health Initiative receives additional funding

The Boonshoft School of Medicine works with the Lake Campus to improve rural health care access by increasing the number of students and residents who train and practice in smaller communities. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Family Medicine, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, Medical Students, Medicine, News |

Wright State actress is breaking new ground

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Wright State University student Nerissa Johnson is breaking barriers before an audience, and getting rave reviews. Johnson, who has Cerebral Palsy, is sharing a role as a flower vendor in Wright State Theatre’s production of “A Streetcar Named Desire.” This week, she’ll … Continue reading

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Foreign service

Wright State alum Joshua Cummins gets inside peek at workings of Persian Gulf nation of Qatar
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Joshua Cummins, who has degrees in history and international and comparative politics from Wright State, received first-hand lessons on the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar during a fellowship. Continue reading

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​‘Desire’ to turn up heat at Wright State

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Excerpt The kindness of strangers will once again propel the haunting, heartbreaking potency of Tennessee Williams’ 1948 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “A Streetcar Named Desire” as Wright State University presents the landmark play beginning Thursday in the Festival Playhouse. Set in … Continue reading

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Wright State Theatre presents the classic ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Wright State Theatre presents the classic 'A Streetcar Named Desire'

Wright State Theatre’s production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” runs from Jan. 28 to Feb. 7 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

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Psychologist Sarah Gervais coming to Wright State to present lecture, workshop on confronting prejudice

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Sarah Gervais will give a lecture on Feb. 3 and an interactive workshop on Feb. 4 at Wright State.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Sarah Gervais will give a lecture on Feb. 3 and an interactive workshop on Feb. 4. Continue reading

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‘Jeopardy!’ watch party set for Wright State’s Emily Bingham

The Alumni Association will host a watch party on Feb. 2 to cheer on Wright State senior Emily Bingham during the "Jeopardy! College Championship." Bingham is pictured on set with host Alex Trebek.

The Wright State Alumni Association invites students, alumni and “Jeopardy!” fans to attend the watch party on Feb. 2. Continue reading

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Paralympian Amy Purdy to speak at Wright State in Presidential Lecture Series

Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in snowboarding in the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, will give a Presidential Lecture at Wright State on Feb. 12. (Photo by Joe Kusumoto)

Amy Purdy’s Presidential Lecture, “Living Beyond Limits,” begins at 7 p.m. on Feb. 12. Continue reading

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Wright State to celebrate new Office of LGBTQA Affairs

Petey Peterson joined Wright State in July as the director of the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally Affairs.

The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally Affairs will host a Launch event on Jan. 27 beginning at noon in the Student Union Rathskeller. Continue reading

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