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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

Digging up the past

Digging up the past

Wright State student Tyler Heneghan explores the past through field work at the Fort Ancient Earthworks and an internship with the Dayton Society of Natural History and SunWatch Indian Village. 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

Wright State staff member honored by largest diversity in higher education magazine

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Joyce Smith, administrative support coordinator for equity and inclusion, received the Diversity Visionary Award from Insight into Diversity magazine. Continue reading

Ohio House speaker, Wright State grad supports students with funding for internships

Cliff Rosenberger in the Ohio House

The College of Liberal Arts received funding for internship scholarships with help from Cliff Rosenberger, a 2012 Wright State graduate and speaker of the Ohio House. 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

Video: Crime rate heating up? Experts say yes

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Mike Norris, director of crime and justice studies at Wright State, says crime rates see an increase when temperatures go up. Watch the report from WDTN 2 News.  

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS expands

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Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS disciplines enjoys exponential growth in the past year. Continue reading

Prison prism

Wright State’s Karen Lahm warns of violent behavior among female inmates
Karen Lahm in her office

Sociology professor Karen Lahm has spent her career studying prisons and their populations and most recently researched female inmate misconduct. Continue reading