International Studies

Class of 2014 celebrates Fall Commencement

More than 2,000 students graduated at Wright State's 77th commencement ceremony on April 27 in the Wright State Nutter Center.

The Wright State University Nutter Center was packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, though it was not for an athletic endeavor. It was for Fall Commencement. Continue reading

More than 1,100 to graduate at Fall Commencement

Ceremony takes place Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Nutter Center.
Women composed the majority of Wright State's spring graduating class.

The Wright State University Nutter Center will be packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. And though thousands will cross the finish line, it will not be an athletic endeavor. Continue reading

International Education Week at Wright State to kick off Monday

Wright State student Aaron Lane, studied abroad in China in the fall of 2013 with the Dalian Exchange Program.

Headlined by a visit from Selingo and his seminar, “A World Unbound: The Changing Nature of Higher Education and Internationalization,” the week’s events promote the benefits of global education. Continue reading

Costa Rican students, teachers benefit from Wright State alum’s Peace Corps stint

Wright State grad Carl Weitz

Wright State alumnus Carl Weitz worked with students and English teachers in Costa Rica as a member of the Peace Corps. Continue reading

Study abroad myth buster

Annual fair, increased scholarship support aimed at opening eyes, doors for students
(left) Wright State student Hannah Dos Santos, studied abroad in Morocco in the fall of 2013. Dos Santos is an international studies major who went abroad to study arabic.

A growing effort by Wright State to increase both scholarship money for travel abroad and encounters with students who have already done it is under way. Continue reading

Staff, units recognized for excellence

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Staff are recognized for excellence in areas such as leadership, human relations, service, collaboration and innovation. Continue reading

Travel agent

Angie Loyd takes up-close approach to international affairs
Angie Loyd

Wright State student and Model UN team leader Angie Loyd is passionate about human rights and international affairs. Continue reading

Whole New World

Student Zachary Raynor discovers himself in ROTC
Through ROTC, Zachary Raynor went to Costa Rica as part of an Army program on cultural understanding and language proficiency.

It was a bit of an unlikely marriage—Army ROTC and Zachary Raynor. Continue reading

STEM School teacher elected to Xenia School Board

Wright State University alum Arch Grieve is a world history and economics teacher at the Dayton Regional STEM School.

Arch Grieve wanted to impact public education in his hometown by becoming a teacher there. When that didn’t work out, however, Grieve found another way to accomplish his goal. Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading