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Wright State staff and alumni make ‘Forty Under 40′ list

Wright State manager, alumni honored in DBJ’s “Forty Under 40”

Once again Wright State University was well represented in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2015 Forty Under 40 Awards. Continue reading

Concert to feature classical music inspired by World War I

Wright State concert to feature classical music inspired by World War I

Fourth annual “Poetry and Music Concert” on April 24 continues Wright State’s yearlong World War I project. Continue reading

Marathon reading of Milton’s ‘Paradise Lost’ expected to draw a crowd

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A shared public reading of John Milton’s epic, 10,000-line poem “Paradise Lost” is expected to draw more than 100 visitors when it occurs on Tuesday, April 7, in the Student Union as part of National Poetry Month. Continue reading

How Wright State students spent Spring Break

How Wright State students spent Spring Break

From playful to work-full to relax-filled, Wright State students discuss how they spent Spring Break. Continue reading

Boston Pops’ Keith Lockhart will conduct Britten’s ‘War Requiem’

Keith Lockhart on stage

Excerpt In addition to being a fine collaboration between two of the Miami Valley’s most venerable institutions, the upcoming presentation of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem” is the fulfillment of a family’s lifelong wish. The institutions are the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra … Continue reading

About conductor Keith Lockhart, Distinguished Visiting Artist

Keith Lockhart (Photo by Michael Lutch)

Distinguished Visiting Artist Keith Lockhart has served as conductor of the Boston Pops since 1995 and principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra since 2010. Continue reading

Acclaimed conductor Keith Lockhart to teach at Wright State, lead ‘War Requiem’ performances

Keith Lockhart conducting

Conductor Keith Lockhart will teach master classes with School of Music students and conduct the “War Requiem” with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and Wright State Choirs. Continue reading

New Wright State literary mag seeks creative writers

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Excerpt Wright State University’s Department of English Language and Literatures is relaunching a literary magazine, Mad River Review, says Dennis Loranger, lecturer in English and music. Dennis will also serve as the relaunched magazine’s editor. “Literary magazines tend to rise … Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts faculty to discuss research at conference Feb. 9

Paul Lockhart

College of Liberal Arts faculty will discuss their research, ranging from a Prophet Moses Festival in Jerusalem to musical theatre to Dayton during World War I, at a conference Feb. 9. Continue reading

Language art

Wright State’s Chris Hall opening doors in China for the teaching of English
Chris Hall

Wright State plans to partner with a university in China to enroll its students in Wright State’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program. Continue reading