Liberal Arts

‘Pivotal Tuesdays’ seen as important resource for presidential debate watchers at Wright State

‘Pivotal Tuesdays’ seen as important resource for presidential-debate watchers at Wright State

“Pivotal Tuesdays: Four Elections that Shaped the 20th Century” is this year’s Common Text and will be distributed to students this summer during Orientation. Continue reading

Rare earth

Wright State anthropology students uncover artifacts from Revolutionary War battlefield
Rare earth

The dig is part of a program created by assistant professor Lance Greene to investigate the archaeology and history of Shawnee settlements in Ohio. Continue reading

Mock presidential debate in the works as part of campus activities leading up to real debate

Mock presidential debate in the works as part of campus activities leading up to real debate

Student Government is planning numerous debate-related activities, including festivals, musical acts and debate watch parties, on campus leading up to Sept. 26. Continue reading

Theater theory

Wright State improv students use acting skills to give incoming freshmen glimpse of college life
Theater theory

Theatre students will perform sketches challenging situations incoming students may face during the Raider Academy residential summer program. Continue reading

Wright State history professor talks about history of beards on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

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Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer and researcher in the Department of History, discussed trends in facial hair during a story on beards that aired June 19 on “CBS Sunday Morning.” Watch the story, “Letting one’s hair WAY down.”

College spirit

Wright State’s Nickolas Hayden flourishing on the heels of getting his GED
On the heels of getting his GED, Nickolas Hayden is flourishing as a computer engineering and philosophy major at Wright State. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Nickolas Hayden is majoring in computer engineering and philosophy and hopes to pursue a career in computer programming or create apps or video games. Continue reading

‘CBS Sunday Morning’ puts Wright State in the spotlight for story on beards

‘CBS Sunday Morning’ puts Wright State in the spotlight for story on beards

A crew from “CBS Sunday Morning” traveled to Wright State to interview Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer of history, about his research on the history of facial hair. Continue reading

Wright State history professor helps organize exhibit on Dayton and World War I

Wright State history professor helps organize exhibit on Dayton and World War I

Using diaries, letters, documents, photographs and artifacts, “Over There: Dayton and the Great War” showcases the essential involvement of Daytonians and local businesses in the war. Continue reading

Local musician’s CD showcases trumpet versatility

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Daniel Zehringer, associate professor of music, discussed his new album, “Journeymen’s Songs: The Music of Steven Winteregg” on WYSO Public Radio. Zehringer also serves as head of the Trumpet studio, coordinator of the Faculty Brass Quintet and conducts the Wright State University Trumpet Ensemble. Listen to the … Continue reading

Wright State creates accelerated programs for teaching English to non-native speakers

Wright State creates accelerated programs for teaching English to non-native speakers

New dual undergraduate and graduate programs in teaching English to speakers of other languages are designed for both Wright State students and international students. Continue reading