Communication

New Media Incubator is creative space for communication, motion picture students

New Media Incubator is creative space for communication, motion picture students

Communication and motion picture students at Wright State University can collaborate and create stories in new ways in a dedicated space opening this fall. Continue reading

Handmade lesson

Making artificial hands for children part of Wright State English and communication class project
Ashley Hall, assistant professor of English and communication, holds an artificial hand students in her Digital Rhetoric class created on a 3-D printer. (Photo by Kris Sproles)

Students in this English and communication course also learned how to gather information and then marry words, images and sounds to communicate it. Continue reading

Wright State senior overcomes challenges to shine in the field of sports

Wright State student overcomes challenges to shine in the field of sports

Alan Hieber, a senior mass communication major, stays active by competing in races and by covering sports for The Guardian student newspaper. Continue reading

Turning a setback into a comeback

Turning a setback into a comeback

Pitcher Katie Neary overcame a severe injury that left her unable to walk to join the Wright State softball team. Continue reading

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

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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

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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