Liberal Arts

Wright State Theatre presents crowd-pleasing musical ‘Hot Mikado’

'Hot Mikado' dance number

Wright State Theatre continues its 40th season with the smash hit musical “Hot Mikado” in the Festival Playhouse Oct. 23 to Nov. 9. Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University promises to expand scholarships, attract more top-flight faculty and support construction of state-of-the-art facilities. Continue reading

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

Five people with links to Wright State will be those speaking or performing at TEDxDayton2014 Oct. 17. Continue reading

Five decades of student journalism

Wright State’s student-run newspaper The Guardian turns 50 this academic year
Leah Kelley, editor-in-chief of The Guardian

Fifty years after publishing its first issue, The Guardian has evolved from a four-page black-ink paper to a colorful weekly publication. Continue reading

Wright State to host ‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

Tom Batiuk will join panel discussion on exploring serious topics like cancer in popular culture on Oct. 13. Continue reading

Stein Galleries lets you draw on its walls

The Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries’ annual “Draw on the Walls” event takes place Thursday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

People of all ages can have artwork displayed at the Stein Galleries during the “Draw on the Walls” event on Oct. 16. Continue reading