Liberal Arts

Photo effect

Image from Dunbar Library archives inspires Wright State’s Gino Pasi to make a movie
Gino Pasi in the archives

An image from Special Collections and Archives inspires Wright State archivist Gino Pasi to make a movie. Continue reading

Aha moments

Philosophy professor William Irvine authors book on world-changing insights
William Irvine holding his book

Latest book by Wright State philosophy professor William Irvine examines moments of insight that shape the world. Continue reading

Wright State’s musical theater prof will be inducted into Dayton’s Theatre Hall of Fame

Joe-Deer-backstage

Excerpt Actor/director Saul Caplan says the selection of Joe Deer as this year’s Theatre Hall of Fame inductee was pretty much a no-brainer for the selection committee. Deer’s induction will take place in conjunction with the community’s annual DayTony awards … Continue reading

Swiss students visit Wright State to learn about social work in the U.S.

Swiss and Wright State social work students and faculty

Students from Switzerland’s Zurich School of Applied Science visited Wright State during an exchange program focused on comparative social work and its practices. Continue reading

Choreographer Jon Rodriguez will be memorialized Aug. 9

jon-rodriguez

Excerpt The very talented and inspiring choreographer Jon Rodriguez, who passed away on June 20, will be memorialized from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9. The special afternoon will take place at Pontecorvo Ballet Studios, 20 Commercial Way in Springboro. … Continue reading

Drum role

Wright State's Jeff Brooks plays for heads of state as member of United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps
Jeff Brooks playing snare drum in the Capitol Building

Wright State graduate Jeff Brooks plays for heads of state as member of the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps. Continue reading

Digging up the past

Digging up the past

Wright State student Tyler Heneghan explores the past through field work at the Fort Ancient Earthworks and an internship with the Dayton Society of Natural History and SunWatch Indian Village. Continue reading

New minor focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Awad Halabi in front of bookshelf

Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day. Continue reading

Dayton Theater Hall of Fame honors Joe Deer

Joe Deer receives Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Excerpt The Dayton Theatre Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have dedicated themselves to the cause of theatre arts in Dayton or have made a significant impact on Dayton’s theatre community. The 2015 inductee is Joe Deer. Joe Deer is … Continue reading

Miracle League baseball field is dream come true for players with disabilities

William Crotty at home plate at Dayton's Miracle League baseball field

The Miracle League baseball field, inspired by Wright State student William Crotty, has become a magnet for young players with disabilities. Continue reading