History

Presidential campaign

Wright State graduate history student Erix Infante creates exhibit on Rutherford B. Hayes at presidential museum

Erix Infante, a graduate history student, plans to pursue a career creating exhibitions for museums after he graduates from Wright State. Continue reading

Lecture series will help students learn more about Middle Eastern culture

The first lecture, by Ovamir Anjum, the Imam Khattab Endowed Chair in Islamic Studies at the University of Toledo, will examine ISIS and the future of Islam on Oct. 26. 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

Historical event

Campaign to create new home for Wright State University Archives and Special Collections off to a strong start

The Discover Your Story campaign will raise funds for a new home for Wright State’s world-renowned Special Collections and Archives and its 1,000 collections. Continue reading

Wright State to host discussion on U.S.–North Korea relations

Wright State experts in political science, religion, history and international affairs will examine tensions between the United States and North Korea during a panel discussion on Oct. 17. Continue reading

Preserving history

Wright State University launches $6.5 million fundraising campaign to create a new home for priceless archives

Discover Your Story: The Campaign for the Wright State University Archives Center will provide a new home for the university’s world-renowned Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Wright State grad documents history of Cleveland Indians

2010 Wright State grad Jeremy Feador has front-row seat as Cleveland Indians chase history. Continue reading

Teaching temperament

Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964. Continue reading

A golden opportunity

History professor Drew Swanson returned to his alma mater the University of Georgia to lecture on the Georgia gold rush. Continue reading

Mulholland drive

Discover the history of Wright State in new book by recent grad

New book, by alumna Rebekkah Mulholland, features more than 150 historical images and chronicles the history of Wright State. Continue reading