Wright State will celebrate Dayton’s legacy of peace

An Afghan boy is seen with a Minnie Mouse face mask in a local cemetery in Kabul, Afghanistan on Oct. 10, 2006. Photo by Ziyah Gafic/VII Network

Wright State’s CELIA will celebrate the Dayton Peace Accords and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize with a photography exhibition, concert and literary conference. Continue reading

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
Wayne Stark and Becca Salay talking

The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling. Continue reading

Outdoor Resource Center group trips create lasting memories

Wright State’s Outdoor Resource Center recently led a group of 11 people on an adventure of a lifetime through the Rocky Mountains.

From tropical beaches to mountain ranges, Wright State’s Outdoor Resource Center offers the adventures of a lifetime. Continue reading

11 faculty members honored for excellence in classroom, service


Wright State recognizes select faculty members for excellent work in the classroom, research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement. Continue reading

Wright State, City of Dayton collaborate on effort to support emerging women leaders

Nan Whaley, Kelli Zaytoun and Kimberly Barrett

The Women’s Leadership Collaborative of Greater Dayton seeks to increase the number of women in the region who hold leadership roles in government, education and business. Continue reading

Poetic license

Wright State’s James Guthrie taking over as editor of prestigious journal on Emily Dickinson
James Guthrie holding the Emily Dickinson Journal

Wright State English professor James Guthrie will assume the editorship of the Emily Dickinson Journal, the only publication devoted to her writing. Continue reading

Courses at Wright State push the academic envelope

Students on airplane

Courses offered at Wright State give students a chance to indulge in a mind-expanding, creative exploration across various fields of study. Continue reading

War and peace

Wright State English professor Andrew Strombeck teaches a course on conflict and peace in literature
Andrew Strombeck in his office

Wright State English professor Andrew Strombeck uses works from Dayton Literary Peace Prize winners in a course how literature addresses conflict and promotes peace. Continue reading

Wright State’s LEAP Intensive English Program earns highest accreditation

LEAP students

The LEAP Intensive English program, which provides international students with the language skills to be successful, has received the highest level of accreditation from the nation’s accrediting agency. Continue reading

Wright State U professor feeds students’ brains with academic analysis of zombies

Andrea Harris

Excerpt Many young people have an undying interest in zombies, so a southwest Ohio college professor focuses a class on them. Andrea Harris of Wright State University teaches “Zombies & Gender in Pop Culture.” Her spring class filled up rapidly, … Continue reading