Modern Languages

Poetry power

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

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
Teaching temperament

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
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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
Organic chemistry

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

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
Speaking terms

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

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
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The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling. Continue reading

New minor focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

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Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day. Continue reading

Courses at Wright State push the academic envelope

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Courses offered at Wright State give students a chance to indulge in a mind-expanding, creative exploration across various fields of study. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts recognizes community partners at internship celebration

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The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences. Continue reading