Wright State University to explore baseball, jazz in Sultans of Swing conference


When you hear the word swing, do you think of baseball or jazz? This week Wright State University will host the first national conference to explore the connections: “The Sultans of Swing: 100 Years of Baseball, Jazz and Short Fiction.” … Continue reading

Sultans of Swing conference to examine cultures of baseball, jazz and fiction

Baseball Hall of Fame writer Hal McCoy will give a talk on “My Half Century Covering the Cincinnati Reds" before the Raiders home game on April 15 as part of  the Sultans of Swing conference.

The Sultans of Swing conference features talks by cultural historians and baseball experts and a Wright State baseball game on April 14-15. Continue reading

Wright State class to use social media to measure candidates’ performances during presidential debate

A communication class, led by professor Melissa Spirek, will monitor how the public discusses the presidential debate at Wright State on Sept. 26 on Twitter. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Communication class will monitor how the public discusses the presidential debate at Wright State on Sept. 26 on Twitter. Continue reading

Coffee maker

Wright State alum J. Stanton finds home at Boston Stoker Coffee Company
J. Stanton ('94) at the Boston Stoker warehouse in Vandalia, Ohio. (Photos by Will Jones)

1994 Wright State graduate J. Stanton finds home at the Boston Stoker Coffee Company. Continue reading

Sultans of Swing will examine links between baseball, jazz and fiction


Series begins with a lecture on “Sports and the Absent History of the Harlem Renaissance” on Jan. 29 and a panel discussion on “Women and African-Americans in Baseball History” on Feb. 10. Continue reading

More than 1,200 to graduate at Wright State’s fall commencement

Students cheer at commencement

Wright State’s winter commencement ceremony takes place Saturday, Dec. 19, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Motor power

Wright State alum Greg Billing to be inducted into Dayton Auto Racing Hall of Fame
Motor power

Wright State graduate and Dayton Daily News sports reporter Greg Billing will be inducted into Dayton Auto Racing Hall of Fame. Continue reading

In the running

Wright State’s Cory Miles pulling his weight on the cross-country team
In the running

Cory Miles pulls his weight on the Wright State cross-country team and recently set the bar for the university in the 6K run. Continue reading

Tournament titan

Wright State alum Kara Tyree '99 parlays Nutter Center experience into a top job with Atlantic Coast Conference
Tournament titan

Wright State alumna Kara Tyree ’99 parlays experience working at the Nutter Center into a top job with the Atlantic Coast Conference. Continue reading

Carnival of Caring

Rachel Doseck

Wright State University students, faculty and staff gathered in the Student Union Atrium Oct. 14 to raise money and awareness for organ donation. Continue reading