Wright State in the News

Video—Wright State grad student’s website helps concussion victims

Samantha Sanderson

As spring sports pick up, so do safety concerns and fear of concussions. There are a number of resources available to help families, including a newer state law to better protect our kids. “That timeline is just gone for me, … Continue reading

Video—Mad Men: The Class

Andrew Strombeck

Andrew Strombeck, associate professor of English, discusses his course Mad Men and Literature 1965–70 on Fox 45 in the Morning. The course uses Mad Men to show the influence literature has on pop culture. Watch the interview from Fox 45.

Audio—History professor Paul Lockhart on ‘Miami Valley Voices’

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History professor Paul Lockhart appeared on Miami Valley Voices, with host Ron Rollins of the Dayton Daily News, on WHIO 95.7 FM on April 13 and 20. Lockhart discussed the significance of World War I, its impact on the Miami Valley … Continue reading

Photo gallery: Wright State University ArtsGala 2014

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Wright State University students perform during the ArtsGala on Saturday, April 12. The annual fundraiser was expected to bring in more than $100,000 to provide scholarships to students in the university’s arts programs. View photos of ArtsGala from the Dayton … Continue reading

‘Mad Men’ focus of Wright State course

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Excerpt Dapper Don Draper has made his way into a local college classroom. Andrew Strombeck, a Wright State associate English professor, created “Mad Men and Literature 1965-70” to show the impact literature has on pop culture, according to an article … Continue reading

Afghan who translated for U.S. troops finds new life at Wright State

Zia Anwari

Excerpt Ziaullah Anwari had never ordered a hamburger at a Sonic drive-in or shopped at Wal-Mart. Anwari, 22, counts those everyday experiences among his first-ever in America since he moved to Fairborn from his home country, Afghanistan. The Wright State … Continue reading

Wright State hosting ArtsGala

Excerpt he annual Wright State University ArtsGala, which has raised more than $1.6 million for arts scholarships during its 14-year history, is set for Saturday, April 12. The black-tie-optional event will showcase Wright State fine and performing arts students and … Continue reading

Wright State graduate student develops formula for treating victims of sex trafficking

Excerpt When Michelle Sobon was a sophomore at Indiana Wesleyan University, an alumna came to campus and spoke about how she had used art therapy to treat young victims of sex trafficking in Cambodia. The fact that girls as young … Continue reading

Workshop at Wright State focuses on supporting immigrant entrepreneurs in Dayton

Excerpt Supporting Dayton’s immigrant entrepreneurs and preparing young people to compete in the global economy were the focus on a workshop at Wright State University March 14. The workshop, “Immigrant, Inc.: Building an Ecosystem to Help Immigrant Entrepreneurs Succeed,” attracted … Continue reading

Ms. Wheelchair Ohio crowning will be at Wright State

Excerpt The primary goal of the Ms. Wheelchair Ohio pageant is selecting the most articulate spokeswoman for persons with disabilities. Wright State University will host the pageant on April 6. “It is fantastic news for Wright State because the four … Continue reading