Liberal Arts

English enthusiasm

Wright State student Samantha Cornett wins Dion Scholarship for high-achieving English majors

After a 10-year break, Samantha Cornett returned to Wright State and is now thriving in the English program. Continue reading

On the rise

With new fall class, high school valedictorians and salutatorians increase for fifth straight year at Wright State

Wright State’s entering class includes 174 undergraduate students who were high school valedictorians or salutatorians. Continue reading

Banner year

Rosa Tweed wins Fairborn Banner Art Design Contest

Wright State biological sciences and print making major designs banners commemorating 50 years of collaboration between the City of Fairborn and the university. Continue reading

Revolutionary research

Wright State English professor Sharon Lynette Jones will produce book about famous civil rights activist Angela Davis

Sharon Lynette Jones’ new book project will take extensive research and involve visits to archives around the country. Continue reading

Second Wright Leader Academy kicks off with new cohort of emerging university leaders

The second Wright Leader Academy cohort includes 14 participants from across the university. Continue reading

Wright State sociology professor featured in WYSO Curious segment

Excerpt Dr. Marlese Durr is a sociologist at Wright State. She says those types of experiences stick with people and get passed down. After the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Durr wrote an article titled “What is the Difference between Slave … Continue reading

Wright State faculty to lead community conversations on books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Community conversations pair faculty with community leaders and other experts to facilitate wide-ranging discussion of themes and issues raised in books that have won the award. Continue reading

President Schrader launches face-to-face meetings with department chairs

The meeting will help President Cheryl B. Schrader better understand the work of the university’s academic programs and faculty, staff and students. Continue reading

Wright State English professor Crystal B. Lake receives National Endowment for Humanities grant

The grant will support work by Crystal B. Lake and a team of researchers to create an innovative scholarly digital edition of “Vetusta Monumenta,” a series of prints documenting rare antiquities. Continue reading

Speaking terms

Wright State to offer pronunciation improvement course for international students, faculty and professionals in the community

The Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes Intensive English program will offer a Pronunciation Improvement course this fall. Continue reading