History

New York Times interviews Wright State expert for story about beards

Excerpt Christopher Oldstone-Moore, author of the 2015 book “Of Beards and Men: The Revealing History of Facial Hair,” maintains that history more than biology establishes meanings for facial hair. “I wonder if the positive effects of beards are a matter … Continue reading

Promised land

Wright State grad student Hadley Drodge pieces together pilgrimage of Randolph slaves to Ohio for museum exhibit

Graduate public history student Hadley Drodge is going through photos, drawings, Bibles and other materials to assemble the exhibit at the National Afro-American Museum. Continue reading

Wright State graduate student piecing together people’s stories lost in time

Fox 45’s Adam Aaro talks with Wright State graduate student Haldey Drodge about her project to piece together stories lost in history. Drodge has been combing through everything from pictures to 19th century Bibles, left behind by slaves who came … Continue reading

Linda Caron named dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Linda Caron has a wealth of experience and has been instrumental in the growth of the College of Liberal Arts — in facilities, events and programs. Continue reading

How World War I changed everything

Wright State University history professor Paul Lockhart wrote a column in the Dayton Daily News about how the First World War shaped our country like few other events. Lockhart’s column was excerpted from the forthcoming catalog for the exhibition “Over There: … Continue reading

More than 40 organizations to participate in first College of Liberal Arts’ Internship Partners Expo

The liberal arts Internship Partners Expo will be held April 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Millett Hall Atrium. Continue reading

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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

Lecture series focuses on current events in the Middle East

This year’s Middle East and Islamic Studies Lecture Series at Wright State launches with a talk on the civil war in Syria on Nov. 14. Continue reading

Kelli Tittle named Wright State’s director of compliance

A 2006 Wright State graduate, Kelli Tittle is currently the university’s HIPAA and privacy compliance officer in the Office of the Vice President for Research. Continue reading

Author of ‘Pivotal Tuesdays’ to visit Wright State for Presidential Lecture, Common Text events

Historian Margaret O’Mara will give a Presidential Lecture on Nov. 2 and and participate in Common Text events on Nov. 3. Continue reading