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Border expressions

Wright State students to unveil art exhibits celebrating the work of border theorist, feminist writer Gloria Anzaldúa

The community art show on April 6 is part of downtown’s First Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the El Rincón Art Studio. Continue reading

Pronunciation practice

International Wright State students and community members learn to improve their pronunciation skills through new class offered by the LEAP Intensive English Program

The goal of Pronunciation Improvement is to teach non-native English speakers difficult aspects of English Continue reading

Grand fan

Wright State’s Kristie McKiernan a full-throated superfan of the women's basketball team

Kristie McKiernan, Wright State grad and senior English lecturer, is a superfan of the Raiders, missing only three home games and attending road contests as far away as Chicago over the past eight years. Continue reading

Boonshoft Scholars scholarship recipient committed to serving others

Julia Hitchcock, who graduated with a degree in biology from Wright State in 2017, is the recipient of the four-year Boonshoft Scholars scholarship. Continue reading

Teaching of English propels budding partnership between Wright State and University of Babylon

The University of Babylon wants to model teaching at its English-language center after that of Wright State’s Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP) Intensive English Program. Continue reading

Wright State to host Irish novelist Colm Tóibín, winner of Dayton Literary Peace Prize achievement award

“Classical Tragedy and the Modern Imagination: A Conversation with Colm Tóibín” will be held Nov. 6 at 2 3 p.m. in the Stein Galleries. Continue reading

ONEIL Center for Research Communication opens at Wright State University

The center will strengthen technical communication by scientists and engineers while giving students from other disciplines a place to develop the art of research communication. Continue reading

English enthusiasm

Wright State student Samantha Cornett wins Dion Scholarship for high-achieving English majors

After a 10-year break, Samantha Cornett returned to Wright State and is now thriving in the English program. Continue reading

On the rise

With new fall class, high school valedictorians and salutatorians increase for fifth straight year at Wright State

Wright State’s entering class includes 174 undergraduate students who were high school valedictorians or salutatorians. Continue reading

Revolutionary research

Wright State English professor Sharon Lynette Jones will produce book about famous civil rights activist Angela Davis

Sharon Lynette Jones’ new book project will take extensive research and involve visits to archives around the country. Continue reading