Modern Languages

All ears for English

Wright State senior Khaled Jaber uses student input, movie dialogues to master the language

Khaled Jaber, a liberal studies major who grew up in Jordan, will intern at Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley to support refugee families in the area. Continue reading

Going places

Wright State MBA student Tasha Fox turns college experience into whirlwind of overseas study, volunteering

Tasha Fox has taken study abroad trips to Belgium, Tanzania, China, France and Israel. Continue reading

Wright State student earns Airman of the Year award

Brontee Jeffries, who has served in the Air National Guard for three years, currently works as an aviation resource manager in the179th Airlift Wing operations group. Continue reading

French scholar Pascale Abadie receives Wright State’s 2016 International Education Award

Pascale Abadie, an assistant professor of French, is a driving force of Wright State’s France Ambassador Program. Continue reading

Poetry power

Poem by Wright State emeritus professor David Lee Garrison to be read by the BBC

David Lee Garrison taught Spanish, Portuguese and comparative literature and chaired the Department of Modern Languages before retiring in 2009. Continue reading

Teaching temperament

Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964. Continue reading

French lesson

Wright State’s Sarah Koraym uses French major as springboard to medical school

Sarah Koraym wants to practice medicine around the globe and serve people who have limited access to medicine. Continue reading

Organic chemistry

Wright State’s Ri Molnar provides produce to the community through the Pay It Forward Farm

Ri Molnar, a Spanish major, operates a community supported agriculture program that grows organic vegetables, charging supporters fees on a sliding scale. Continue reading

Wright State alum Emmanuel Urquieta part of NASA crew simulating stresses of deep space exploration

Emmanuel Urquieta, a 2015 aerospace medicine graduate, will spend the next month in a simulated spacecraft at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Continue reading

Speaking terms

Wright State assistant professor Joshua Mabra’s quest for family heritage fired a passion for Arabic

Understanding his family heritage sparked a passion for Arabic in Joshua Mabra, assistant professor in the Department of Modern Languages. Continue reading