History

New York Times: Wright State historian explains why Donald Trump may be a ‘mustache lover at heart’

Christopher Oldstone-Moore

In an op-ed column in the New York Times, Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer of history at Wright State and a facial hair expert, examines one reason why John Bolton’s appointment as national security adviser is surprising. Oldstone-Moore writes: “Mr. Bolton does not … Continue reading

Latest Veterans Voices video, featuring Wright State student, to debut at Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center

“Jeremy’s Story,” a short video featuring Wright State student veteran Jeremy Dobbins, will premiere at the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center on March 28. Continue reading

Symphony for Peace at Wright State to raise awareness of Syrian refugee crisis

Scheduled for March 28, a Symphony for Peace will use dialogue, film, photography and music to explore the refugee crisis caused by the Syrian civil war. Continue reading

Wright State grad Ann Weisgarber to give keynote at annual Public History Symposium

The seventh annual Public History Symposium takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Discovery Room of the Student Union. Continue reading

Scrap value

Wright State alum Sheila Skimmerhorn remembers the university’s beginnings

Sheila Skimmerhorn, the first student to register and complete her degree at what would become Wright State, kept a scrapbook of the university’s early days. Continue reading

History grads tell Wright State students that multiple career paths await them

Wright State University students interested in history as a profession got a peek into their futures when history grads shared their career stories as part of a uniquely crafted event… Continue reading

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