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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

Wright State course examines connections between Great Books and Bad Weather

Crystal Lake believes project-based courses like Great Books and Bad Weather will help students get excited about and inspired by literature.

Crystal B. Lake asks her students to create something inspired by readings examining the role of weather in literature in a new course, Great Books and Bad Weather. 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

One for the books

Wright State’s School of Professional Psychology and English Club join forces to get donated books to inmates at Ohio Reformatory for Women
English instructor Carolyn Stoermer, pictured, worked with the English Club and Cheryl Meyer, a professor in the School of Professional Psychology, to collect books for the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville.

Wright State’s School of Professional Psychology and the English Club collaborate to donate books to inmates at the Ohio Reformatory for Women. Continue reading

Imagine dragons

Wright State senior Matt Garrett flourishes in creative writing program
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Wright State senior Matt Garrett shines in the university’s creative writing program, inspired by magic, monsters and wizards from the fantasy genre. Continue reading

Wright State’s Emily Bingham falls in ‘Jeopardy!’ tournament, but calls it a memorable journey

Emily Bingham was among the 15 contestants competing in the "Jeopardy! College Championship," which was filmed at Sony Pictures Studios’ Stage 10 in Culver City, California.

An exhilarating run in the “Jeopardy! College Championship” came to an end for Wright State senior Emily Bingham. Continue reading

Wright State’s Emily Bingham advances to semifinals in ‘Jeopardy!’ college tournament

Wright State’s Emily Bingham advances to semifinals in 'Jeopardy!' college tournament

Wright State University senior Emily Bingham will complete in the semifinal round in the “Jeopardy! College Championship” on Feb. 9. Continue reading

‘Jeopardy!’ watch party set for Wright State’s Emily Bingham

The Alumni Association will host a watch party on Feb. 2 to cheer on Wright State senior Emily Bingham during the "Jeopardy! College Championship." Bingham is pictured on set with host Alex Trebek.

The Wright State Alumni Association invites students, alumni and “Jeopardy!” fans to attend the watch party on Feb. 2. 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