Political Science

Wright State grad, Ohio House speaker returns to campus, visits with Student Government

(L-R) Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger received the resolution from President of Student Government Kyle Powell and Rob Yada, student government associate of governmental affairs.

In what was, in at least one moment, an emotional return to Wright State University, 2012 graduate and current speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives Cliff Rosenberger praised faculty and staff. Continue reading

Wright State excels at Model Arab League Conference

Model Arab League Club members

Wright State students received eight awards in the annual Ohio Valley Model Arab League Conference at Miami University. Continue reading

Subterranean salute

Wright State’s Shannon family witnesses annual Dutch Christmas Eve tribute to World War II liberators
Vaughn Shannon and Mandy Shannon

Wright State’s Shannon family travel to Netherlands to witness an annual Dutch Christmas Eve tribute to World War II liberators. Continue reading

Forums, film screenings, civil rights trip to commemorate Voting Rights Act anniversary

IIyasah Al-Shabazz headshot

“Phoenix Project: A Call to Action” from Feb. 17-19, and a Civil Rights Pilgrimage, March 3-9, commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts faculty to discuss research at conference Feb. 9

Paul Lockhart

College of Liberal Arts faculty will discuss their research, ranging from a Prophet Moses Festival in Jerusalem to musical theatre to Dayton during World War I, at a conference Feb. 9. Continue reading

Middle East, wartime China, musical instruments focus of Wright State authors honored for publications

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The College of Liberal Arts will recognize faculty members who published books and albums in 2014. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine student will be a guest of the First Lady at tonight’s State of the Union Address

Wright State Med student Bill Elder (right) shared his experience as a patient with cystic fibrosis to members of Congress in a briefing in Washington D.C. in 2013.

William Elder Jr., a Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine student, will attend the State of the Union Address tonight as a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading

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

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

Five people with links to Wright State will be those speaking or performing at TEDxDayton2014 Oct. 17. Continue reading