History

11 faculty members honored for excellence in classroom, service

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Wright State recognizes select faculty members for excellent work in the classroom, research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement. Continue reading

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Image from Dunbar Library archives inspires Wright State’s Gino Pasi to make a movie
Gino Pasi in the archives

An image from Special Collections and Archives inspires Wright State archivist Gino Pasi to make a movie. Continue reading

New minor focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Awad Halabi in front of bookshelf

Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day. Continue reading

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Wright State’s Drew Swanson pens award-winning book based on his environmental journey
Drew Swanson in office

New book by Drew Swanson, an assistant history professor at Wright State, was named the year’s best book on agricultural history by the Agricultural History Society.
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Newspapers published by Wright brothers now available in online archive

Newspapers published by the Wright brothers now available in online archive

Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives and the Dayton Metro Library partner to create a searchable online archive of the most complete run of Wright brothers newspapers available to date. Continue reading

Courses at Wright State push the academic envelope

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Courses offered at Wright State give students a chance to indulge in a mind-expanding, creative exploration across various fields of study. Continue reading

The Wright brothers and the conquest of flight

Photo of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

Excerpt “They had this passion, this mission; they were obsessed to succeed,” said historian David McCullough. But though their plane is proudly displayed at the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum in Washington, historian David McCullough still believes the Wright Brothers … Continue reading

Wright Brothers Collection featured in ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ story

Dawne Dewey with David McCullough

Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives hosted David McCullough and a “CBS Sunday Morning” crew for an interview on the author’s new Wright brothers book. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts recognizes community partners at internship celebration

Alexandria Gray with poster presentation

The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences. Continue reading

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