Modern Languages

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

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

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
Wayne Stark and Becca Salay talking

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

Awad Halabi in front of bookshelf

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