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Symphony scribe

Wright State lecturer Dennis Loranger turns program prose for Dayton Philharmonic into art form

Wright State music historian Dennis Loranger likely knows more about the music and the composer than anyone else. Continue reading

Language lion

Wright State English professor John Haught helps Honduran university with English curriculum as part of Fulbright scholarship

John Haught returned to Honduras, where spent 10 years of his life, to develop a new curriculum and strategies that focus on communicative language teaching. Continue reading

Volcanic voyage

Wright State alum and Philippines native Jamaica Siroky brings literature and poetry to life for high school students

After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wright State, Jamaica Siroky teaches at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School in Dayton. Continue reading

Wright State creates Pre-College Residential International English Institute

Wright State will offer summer program to teach English to international high school students and give them a U.S. college experience. Continue reading

Plumbing fixture

Wright State grad Chris Heeter '04 uses English degree in flourishing plumbing business

Chris Heeter says his his English degree from Wright State gave him the discipline and skills needed to run his company. Continue reading

Award-winning novelist Marilynne Robinson to speak at Wright State

“Literature, Religion, Peace: A Conversation with Marilynne Robinson” will be held at 11:15 a.m. on Nov. 21 in the Stein Galleries. Continue reading

Wright State hosting Shakespeare conference on 400th anniversary of the famous playwright’s death

The “Encountering Shakespeare” conference takes place Oct. 20-22 in the Wright State Student Union from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Continue reading

Wright State’s CELIA to host Flapper Ball

The Sultans of Swing Flapper Ball takes place Oct. 29 beginning at 6 p.m. in Dayton’s Memorial Hall. Continue reading

TEDxDayton speakers to include Wright State faculty and alumni

Wright State-affiliated speakers will address a variety of topics including the re-development of musical theatre, fitness, modern library transformation and LGBTQ advocacy. Continue reading

American West provides inspiration for Wright State grad’s novel

Wright State graduate Ryan Ireland’s latest novel is based on real-life events highlighting Stockholm syndrome, institutionalized power and the fading history of the American West. Continue reading