History

Wright State, WYSO collaborate on veterans radio project

Jeremy Dobbins, Will Davis and Allison Loy

Wright State student veterans create radio series examining veterans’ experiences transitioning to civilian life. Continue reading

Bird calling

Wright State grad Lorrie Monteiro is curator of The American Pigeon Museum & Library
Lorrie Monteiro

Wright State history graduate Lorrie Monteiro is curator of The American Pigeon Museum & Library in Oklahoma City. Continue reading

Listen to ‘Holidays in the Heartland’ on Dayton Public Radio this Thanksgiving

“Holidays in the Heartland” holiday stage

Wright State’s popular “Holidays in the Heartland” concert will be rebroadcast on Dayton Public Radio on Thanksgiving. Continue reading

Family history

Paths converge for a father and son in Wright State’s Department of History
John Luchin Jr. and John Luchin III,

Father and son work together at the National Museum of the United States Air Force and in Wright State’s Public History program. Continue reading

Wright State continues WWI project with ‘Holidays in Heartland’ concert

“Holidays in the Heartland” holiday stage

Wright State continues its World War I project, while kicking off the holiday season and honoring veterans, with the popular “Holidays in the Heartland” concert Nov. 2. Continue reading

‘Holidays in the Heartland’ part of Wright State’s World War I series

Photo of the orchestra and choir onstage at the Schuster Center.

Excerpt “Holidays in the Heartland,” Wright State’s annual musical concert, will honor veterans and remember World War I this year as part of the year-long project entitled “A Long, Long Way: Echoes of the Great War.” The concert, slated for … Continue reading

Wright State launches major WWI project with concert of music from the Great War

CELIA World War I art

Wright State history and music programs are collaborating on a concert of popular songs from the Great War, the first program in CELIA’s yearlong commemoration of the start of World War I. Continue reading

National Science Foundation administrator to give talk at Wright State

NSF logo

National Science Foundation administrator and Wright State alumna Jean Feldman will discuss the NSF grant process on Aug. 22. Continue reading

Dunbar Library’s 1903 Wright Flyer ‘lands’ safely for cleaning

1903 Flyer lands safely

Full-sized replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer was built by a group of skilled volunteers and has been hanging in Wright State’s Dunbar Library since 2001. Continue reading

Liberal arts students share internship experiences, thank community partners

(Left) Sarah Aisenbrey, a graduate student pursuing a master's degree in public history shares her recent internship experience with one of the dozens of community partners who attended the Internship Celebration Breakfast.

The testimonials from eager and thankful liberal arts students painted a clear picture—they value their chances to shine in professional environments as much as they value their entire educational experience. Continue reading