Academics

Wright State stages ‘Hot Mikado’

'Hot Mikado' group sing along

Excerpt Wright State University’s 40th anniversary season continues Thursday, Oct. 23 with its opening of the rarely staged, dance-heavy musical “The Hot Mikado,” a swinging 1940s jazz and blues twist on the classic 1885 Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera “The … Continue reading

‘Holidays in the Heartland’ part of Wright State’s World War I series

Photo of the orchestra and choir onstage at the Schuster Center.

Excerpt “Holidays in the Heartland,” Wright State’s annual musical concert, will honor veterans and remember World War I this year as part of the year-long project entitled “A Long, Long Way: Echoes of the Great War.” The concert, slated for … Continue reading

Museum to participate in Dayton Regional Science Festival

Jason Deibel

Excerpt Dr. Jason Deibel, an associate professor at Wright State University, is currently working with the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s Education Division while on sabbatical. He will lead four museum programs during the Dayton Regional Science Festival … Continue reading

3D printed sculptures featured in new exhibit at Stein Galleries

"Erosion" by Rebecca Jacobs

Stein Galleries’ latest exhibition featuring 58 works of digital fabrication opens Oct. 26 and runs through Dec. 7. Continue reading

Office of Disability Services to offer film screening and career fair

Kelsey Carroll

The Office of Disability Services will host several events to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Disability History Month. Continue reading

Dunbar Library to host symposium on open access to research

Caroline Whitacre

Symposium includes a keynote address by Ohio State’s vice president for research on the SHARE (SHared Access Research Ecosystem) Initiative. Continue reading

Wright State’s Robert Sweeney honored by state commission for Latino affairs

Robert Sweeney and Veronica Sweeney

Robert Sweeney, executive vice president for planning at Wright State, honored for supporting and advancing the interests of the Hispanic community. Continue reading

Rise.Shine. campaign announcement

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Roundup of media coverage of Rise. Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University: Dayton Daily News: Tom Hanks to lead $150M fundraising effort at Wright State Academy and Emmy Award winner Tom Hanks and Amanda Wright Lane, great grandniece of … Continue reading

Tom Hanks’ strong connection to Wright State University springs from his early acting days

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks, co-chair of Wright State’s Rise.Shine. fundraising campaign, has a long-running love affair with the university. Continue reading

Emerald ash borer research

Biology professor Don Cipollini

Roundup of coverage of biology professor Don Cipollini’s emerald ash borer research. WYSO Public Radio: Emerald ash borer could have a new host A Wright State University researcher has found evidence that the emerald ash borer, a destructive invasive insect, … Continue reading