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Wright State graduate Joanne Huist Smith publishes ‘The 13th Gift,’ a holiday memoir

Joanne Huist Smith

Joanne Huist Smith chronicles how an act of kindness helped her family cope with a tragic loss in a new holiday memoir. Continue reading

Wright State continues WWI project with ‘Holidays in Heartland’ concert

“Holidays in the Heartland” holiday stage

Wright State continues its World War I project, while kicking off the holiday season and honoring veterans, with the popular “Holidays in the Heartland” concert Nov. 2. Continue reading

Wright State to host ‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

Tom Batiuk will join panel discussion on exploring serious topics like cancer in popular culture on Oct. 13. Continue reading

Book smart

Wright State students create libraries out of old newspaper racks
Newspaper racks transformed in to libraries

Wright State students turn old newspaper racks into miniature libraries to promote reading among Dayton youth. Continue reading

Wright State launches major WWI project with concert of music from the Great War

CELIA World War I art

Wright State history and music programs are collaborating on a concert of popular songs from the Great War, the first program in CELIA’s yearlong commemoration of the start of World War I. Continue reading

Peace offering

Wright State’s Carol Loranger develops online bibliography for Dayton Literary Peace Prize
Carol Loranger

Carol Loranger, chair of the Department of English Languages and Literatures, creates online bibliography on the winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Continue reading

In memoriam: Karen Hayes

Karen Hayes

Karen Hayes had served as a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literatures at Wright State. Continue reading

New journal highlights excellent writing by Wright State students

Scott Geisel

New journal shines spotlight on excellent student writing from Wright State’s Integrated Writing courses. Continue reading

Video—Mad Men: The Class

Andrew Strombeck

Andrew Strombeck, associate professor of English, discusses his course Mad Men and Literature 1965–70 on Fox 45 in the Morning. The course uses Mad Men to show the influence literature has on pop culture. Watch the interview from Fox 45.

Technical and Professional Writing program receives donated software

Technical and Professional Writing program receives donated software

Wright State technical writing students work with state-of-the-art computer programs thanks to donations from two leading software companies. Continue reading