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Election direction

Wright State students Courtney Resnicky and Brandon Teeple to blog for LexisNexis about Millennial views
Recipients of LexisNexis Election 2016 Scholarships, Wright State students Courtney Resnicky and Brandon Teeple will  will write blog posts offering their insights into the presidential election from a Millennial viewpoint. (Photo by Will Jones)

Wright State students Courtney Resnicky and Brandon Teeple have received LexisNexis Election 2016 Scholarships. 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 faculty honored for excellence in classroom, research and community

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

Wright State to launch The Entrepreneur Club

Organization to support student interest and participation in the region’s fast-growing entrepreneur ecosystem
Wright State to launch The Entrepreneur Club

The Entrepreneur Club will be launched during a ceremony in the atrium of Russ Engineering on Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. Continue reading

‘Pivotal Tuesdays’ seen as important resource for presidential debate watchers at Wright State

‘Pivotal Tuesdays’ seen as important resource for presidential-debate watchers at Wright State

“Pivotal Tuesdays: Four Elections that Shaped the 20th Century” is this year’s Common Text and will be distributed to students this summer during Orientation. Continue reading

Wright State creates accelerated programs for teaching English to non-native speakers

Wright State creates accelerated programs for teaching English to non-native speakers

New dual undergraduate and graduate programs in teaching English to speakers of other languages are designed for both Wright State students and international students. 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

Growing concern

Wright State volunteers help sprout The Urban Renewal Farm in East Dayton
Reilly Dixon, a 2014 Wright State graduate, has volunteered at The Urban Renewal Farm for about a year.

Volunteers turned a vacant factory in a struggling East Dayton neighborhood into a green urban community garden. Continue reading

More than 2,000 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement ceremony

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Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. 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