History

Dawne Dewey looks back on her career in Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives

A lot has changed during Dawne Dewey’s three decades with Wright State University’s Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Museum magician

Wright State alum Scott Bradley jumps from Air Force museum to Thunder Bay

Scott Bradley, who earned two history degrees from Wright State, went from intern to executive director of a museum in Ontario. Continue reading

Paul Lockhart honored by Ohio Academy of History

Paul Lockhart

Paul Lockhart, professor of history at Wright State University, will receive the 2020 Distinguished Historian Award from the Ohio Academy of History. Continue reading

Sound check

Wright State alumna Jocelyn Robinson on the hunt for historic audio at nation’s historically black schools

Wright State alumna Jocelyn Robinson is working with historically black colleges and universities to preserve audio recordings. Continue reading

Black History Month at Wright State

The Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center will host a series of lectures to celebrate Black History Month. Continue reading

Liberal locomotion

Skills that come with liberal arts degrees resonate with many employers

Liberal arts students at Wright State learn skills such communication, critical thinking, teamwork, ethical judgment and real world application of knowledge. Continue reading

Guest speaker to examine America and the Palestinians

Khaled Elgindy, author of “Blind Spot: Americans and Palestinians from Balfour to Trump,” will give a talk as part of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Lecture Series on Oct. 3. Continue reading

WDTN: Wright State students taking children back in time at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

The Public History concentration at Wright State integrates a traditional history curriculum with courses taught by professionals in archives, museum studies, and historic preservation; an internship; and a project leading to a Master of Arts degree in history with a specialization in public history. Continue reading

Bringing history to life

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

Discover Your Story will transform the former corporate headquarters of the Wright-Patt Credit Union at 2455 Presidential Drive into the new home of Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Wright State to host conversation on ‘Moral Injury of War’ with award-winning journalist David Wood

David Wood will be joined by Wright State student veterans and military historian Jonathan Winkler. Continue reading