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College of Liberal Arts to celebrate Creative Arts Center expansion with open house

College of Liberal Arts to celebrate Creative Arts Center expansion with open house

The College of Liberal Arts will celebrate the completion of the Creative Arts Center’s two-year modernization and expansion project with an open house on Nov. 9 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Continue reading

Wright State offering undergraduate certificate in arts management

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The program will prepare arts lovers for careers with theater companies, orchestras, art galleries, museums and other arts-related professions. Continue reading

Wright State hosting Shakespeare conference on 400th anniversary of the famous playwright’s death

Carol Mejia LaPerle, associate professor of early modern literature, is  organizing the “Encountering Shakespeare” conference at Wright State on Oct. 20-22. (Photo by Erin Pence)

The “Encountering Shakespeare” conference takes place Oct. 20-22 in the Wright State Student Union from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Continue reading

Wright State’s CELIA to host Flapper Ball

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The Sultans of Swing Flapper Ball takes place Oct. 29 beginning at 6 p.m. in Dayton’s Memorial Hall. Continue reading

Wright State Shakespeare conference awarded the Ohio Humanities Educator Enrichment Grant

Carol Mejia LaPerle, associate professor of early modern literature, is  organizing the “Encountering Shakespeare” conference at Wright State on Oct. 20-22. (Photo by Erin Pence)

“Encountering Shakespeare” conference will feature scholarship on Shakespeare, literature and culture plenaries, teaching workshops and musical and dramatic performances. Continue reading

Wright State staff recognized for exceptional service to the university

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The President’s Awards for Excellence annually recognize classified and unclassified staff for the vital role they play in the success of Wright State University. 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

Tom Hanks will have a long-lasting impact on Motion Pictures program

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Tom Hanks visited Wright State to dedicate the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures, saying he hopes the center inspires students to do the hard work necessary to launch film careers. Continue reading

Hanks for the memories

Academy Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hanks leaves lasting imprint on Dayton, Wright State University
Hanks for the memories

An in-depth review of Tom Hanks’s whirlwind visit to Dayton and Wright State University. Continue reading

Local groups united to impress Tom Hanks with Dayton’s history

Tom Hanks with Wright "B" Flyer at the Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport. (Photo by Will Jones)

Excerpt Tom Hanks’ itinerary here earlier this week was extensive, and spotlighted the collaboration of local people and groups working to elevate the profile of Dayton and its historical significance. Besides attending the dedication of Wright State University’s brand new … Continue reading