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Wright State installs exhibit on history of women and voting as presidential debate approaches

Wright State installs exhibit on history of women and voting as presidential debate approaches

The Wright State Women’s Center created an exhibit that recognizes the historical struggle of women to win the right to vote and brings attention to the power of women in this election. Continue reading

Spring Dance Concert to feature premiere of six works

Spring Dance Concert to feature premiere of six works

The annual Spring Dance Concert on April 21-24 will feature the Wright State Dance Ensemble and works by guest choreographers Jon Lehrer and Greg Robinson. Continue reading

Wright State course examines connections between Great Books and Bad Weather

Crystal Lake believes project-based courses like Great Books and Bad Weather will help students get excited about and inspired by literature.

Crystal B. Lake asks her students to create something inspired by readings examining the role of weather in literature in a new course, Great Books and Bad Weather. Continue reading

Sultans of Swing conference to examine cultures of baseball, jazz and fiction

Baseball Hall of Fame writer Hal McCoy will give a talk on “My Half Century Covering the Cincinnati Reds" before the Raiders home game on April 15 as part of  the Sultans of Swing conference.

The Sultans of Swing conference features talks by cultural historians and baseball experts and a Wright State baseball game on April 14-15. Continue reading

Wright State’s Dan Krane named to state post on college retention

Dan Krane

Wright State biology professor Dan Krane has been named special assistant for completion initiatives by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Continue reading

Presidential candidates at Wright State debate may get glimpse into future of higher education

Climate change survey of science teachers co-designed by Wright State’s Lee Hannah making national splash

Lee Hannah, assistant political science professor, says Wright State is a crystal ball into the future of higher education — a critical issue for presidential candidates. Continue reading

Wright State’s political science classes brimming with interested students as debate approaches

Political science instructor Paul Leonard says students are more interested in politics because they have a greater understanding of the influence government and politics play on careers they pursue. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Political science instructor Paul Leonard says students are more interested in politics because they have a greater understanding of the influence government and politics play on careers they pursue. Continue reading

Speaking terms

Wright State assistant professor Joshua Mabra’s quest for family heritage fired a passion for Arabic
Speaking terms

Understanding his family heritage sparked a passion for Arabic in Joshua Mabra, assistant professor in the Department of Modern Languages. Continue reading

One for the books

Wright State’s School of Professional Psychology and English Club join forces to get donated books to inmates at Ohio Reformatory for Women
English instructor Carolyn Stoermer, pictured, worked with the English Club and Cheryl Meyer, a professor in the School of Professional Psychology, to collect books for the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville.

Wright State’s School of Professional Psychology and the English Club collaborate to donate books to inmates at the Ohio Reformatory for Women. Continue reading

Wright State class to use social media to measure candidates’ performances during presidential debate

A communication class, led by professor Melissa Spirek, will monitor how the public discusses the presidential debate at Wright State on Sept. 26 on Twitter. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Communication class will monitor how the public discusses the presidential debate at Wright State on Sept. 26 on Twitter. Continue reading