Liberal Arts

Wright State sociology professor featured in WYSO Curious segment

Excerpt Dr. Marlese Durr is a sociologist at Wright State. She says those types of experiences stick with people and get passed down. After the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Durr wrote an article titled “What is the Difference between Slave … Continue reading

Wright State faculty to lead community conversations on books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Community conversations pair faculty with community leaders and other experts to facilitate wide-ranging discussion of themes and issues raised in books that have won the award. Continue reading

President Schrader launches face-to-face meetings with department chairs

The meeting will help President Cheryl B. Schrader better understand the work of the university’s academic programs and faculty, staff and students. Continue reading

Wright State English professor Crystal B. Lake receives National Endowment for Humanities grant

The grant will support work by Crystal B. Lake and a team of researchers to create an innovative scholarly digital edition of “Vetusta Monumenta,” a series of prints documenting rare antiquities. Continue reading

Speaking terms

Wright State to offer pronunciation improvement course for international students, faculty and professionals in the community

The Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes Intensive English program will offer a Pronunciation Improvement course this fall. Continue reading

Getting involved at Antioch School

Gabrielle Ritter, a senior Spanish major, stepped into the role of a teacher at Antioch School in Yellow Springs. Continue reading

Wright State alumni and students win regional Emmys

A number of Wright State alumni and students received awards from the Ohio Valley Regional National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for videos they produced during class projects. Continue reading

Wright State history professor featured in Athens-Banner Herald

Drew Swanson in office

Few know that one of the nation’s first gold rushes took place in Georgia during the first half of the 19th century. Continue reading

Soul’d Out crowd

Wright State theatre studies majors November Jones, Christopher Layton and Nasir Peterson formed the singing group Soul’d Out this spring and had an opportunity that most groups only dream about. Continue reading

Novel approach

Wright State alum Tiffani Angus marries creative writing career with university lectureship in England

Two-time Wright State graduate Tiffani Angus writes fantasy and science fiction stories, while teaching at Anglia Ruskin University. Continue reading