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Hanks for the memories

Academy Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hanks leaves lasting imprint on Dayton, Wright State University
Hanks for the memories

An in-depth review of Tom Hanks’s whirlwind visit to Dayton and Wright State University. Continue reading

Local groups united to impress Tom Hanks with Dayton’s history

Tom Hanks with Wright "B" Flyer at the Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport. (Photo by Will Jones)

Excerpt Tom Hanks’ itinerary here earlier this week was extensive, and spotlighted the collaboration of local people and groups working to elevate the profile of Dayton and its historical significance. Besides attending the dedication of Wright State University’s brand new … Continue reading

Model UN: ‘A tradition of excellence’

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For 37 consecutive years, Wright State’s Model United Nations team has earned a delegation award at the national conference in New York City. Continue reading

Fast break

Wright State alum Morgan O'Brien '07 lands NBA fellowship as rising star at State Department
Morgan O'Brien, a 2007 Wright State graduate and foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State, lands a fellowship with the NBA.

Morgan O’Brien, a 2007 Wright State graduate and foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State, lands a fellowship with the NBA. Continue reading

Wright State medical students leading canned food drive, April 29-May 7

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Food drive will benefit The Foodbank Dayton, which distributes food to the hungry throughout Montgomery, Greene and Preble counties. Continue reading

Ladder Dayton provides kids with exposure to health care careers

Family medicine faculty, residents, health profession students and pre-health students gathered at Five Rivers Family Health Center for the Ladder Dayton.

Boonshoft School of Medicine, Five Rivers Family Health Center and Good Samaritan Hospital launched a mentorship program for youth who are interested in careers in health care. Continue reading

More than 2,000 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement ceremony

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Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

All the right moves

Wright State student Alimamy Barrie skies in university’s dance program
As a freshman, Alimany Barrie would sneak into classes to watch because he loved dance. Now, he is a senior graduating with a bachelor’s degree in dance and pre-pharmacy. (Photo by Erin Pence)

As a freshman, Alimany Barrie would sneak into classes to watch because he loved dance. Now, he is a senior graduating with a bachelor’s degree in dance and pre-pharmacy. Continue reading

Tom Hanks makes impact on performing arts students

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Hundreds of Wright State performing arts students gathered for a question-and-answer session with two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks, who once performed on the same stage on which many of them have. Continue reading

College of Engineering and Computer Science prepares for Senior Design Showcase

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The College of Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Showcase takes place April 29 from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Continue reading