Political Science

Mock presidential debate in the works as part of campus activities leading up to real debate

Mock presidential debate in the works as part of campus activities leading up to real debate

Student Government is planning numerous debate-related activities, including festivals, musical acts and debate watch parties, on campus leading up to Sept. 26. Continue reading

The Legend

Wright State graduate Andy Winchek '69 served as the university’s first mascot
The Legend

Vera Winchek remembers late husband, Andy’s, days as the Wright State Raiders’ No. 1 supporter. Continue reading

Presidential debate expected to boost interest in Wright State’s democracy initiative with ThinkTV

Presidential debate expected to boost interest in Wright State’s democracy initiative with ThinkTV

Wright State and the Dayton PBS member station are collaborating on an online election hub designed to teach K-12 students about democracy and the political process. Continue reading

Model UN: ‘A tradition of excellence’

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For 37 consecutive years, Wright State’s Model United Nations team has earned a delegation award at the national conference in New York City. Continue reading

Fast break

Wright State alum Morgan O'Brien '07 lands NBA fellowship as rising star at State Department
Morgan O'Brien, a 2007 Wright State graduate and foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State, lands a fellowship with the NBA.

Morgan O’Brien, a 2007 Wright State graduate and foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State, lands a fellowship with the NBA. Continue reading

More than 2,000 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement ceremony

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Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Once again Wright State ranks among best at Model UN conference

Wright State received a Distinguished Delegation award at the National Model United Nations Conference March 27-31.

Wright State received a Distinguished Delegation award at the National Model United Nations Conference March 27-31. Continue reading

Presidential candidates at Wright State debate may get glimpse into future of higher education

Climate change survey of science teachers co-designed by Wright State’s Lee Hannah making national splash

Lee Hannah, assistant political science professor, says Wright State is a crystal ball into the future of higher education — a critical issue for presidential candidates. Continue reading

Wright State’s political science classes brimming with interested students as debate approaches

Political science instructor Paul Leonard says students are more interested in politics because they have a greater understanding of the influence government and politics play on careers they pursue. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Political science instructor Paul Leonard says students are more interested in politics because they have a greater understanding of the influence government and politics play on careers they pursue. Continue reading

Wright State class to use social media to measure candidates’ performances during presidential debate

A communication class, led by professor Melissa Spirek, will monitor how the public discusses the presidential debate at Wright State on Sept. 26 on Twitter. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Communication class will monitor how the public discusses the presidential debate at Wright State on Sept. 26 on Twitter. Continue reading