Liberal Arts

Wright State historian brings ‘Forgotten World War’ stories home to Dayton

Dressed as a YMCA volunteer from World War I, Paul Lockhart shows off the exhibition's replica war trench. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Some call it “The Forgotten World War.” But Wright State history professor is helping make sure people don’t forget the profound impact of World War I and the role the Miami Valley played in it. His efforts to bring that story to … Continue reading

Higher Learning Commission reaffirms Wright State’s accreditation

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Established as an independent university in 1967, Wright State received its initial accreditation in 1968 and has been continuously accredited since that time. Continue reading

Up to the challenge

Wright State’s Ellie Collins captains Army ROTC Raider Battalion Ranger Challenge Team
Up to the challenge

Ellie Collins, an international studies major, said she found more fulfillment in the academic challenges and opportunities offered at Wright State. Continue reading

Flying Fishes

Wright State super alums establish legacy scholarship in the name of their sister
Flying Fishes

The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s. Continue reading

Wright State alum Emmanuel Urquieta part of NASA crew simulating stresses of deep space exploration

Wright State alum Emmanuel Urquieta part of NASA crew simulating stresses of deep space exploration

Emmanuel Urquieta, a 2015 aerospace medicine graduate, will spend the next month in a simulated spacecraft at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Continue reading

Of great import

Wright State alum Brandon Snell helping introduce wines of Moldova to U.S. market
Of great import

Brandon Snell has a bachelor’s degree in political science and master’s degree in international and comparative politics from Wright State. Continue reading

Hearing voices

Wright State’s Camp A Cappella growing in popularity
Hearing voices

Camp A Cappella attracted 350 middle school, high school and college students as well as educators and adults for a week packed with activity. Continue reading

Mowing for dollars

Student Government President-elect Lukas Wenrick grew successful business out of early adversity
Mowing for dollars

A senior majoring in social science education, Lukas Wenrick hopes to pursue a career in higher education and perhaps run for public office. Continue reading

‘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