Sociology and Anthropology

Wright State student earns Airman of the Year award

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

College of Liberal Arts Dean Kristin Sobolik to receive Women of Distinction award

College of Liberal Arts Dean Kristin Sobolik to receive Women of Distinction award

Dean Kristin Sobolik will be honored for her leadership in promoting and advocating for the advancement and recognition of women in science, technology, engineering, arts and math careers. Continue reading

Wright State professor studies dead people’s teeth

Amelia Hubbard's current research looks at what ancient DNA and tooth features can tell about the movements and interactions between past peoples.

Wright State anthropologist Amelia Hubbard specializes in the study of past life ways through teeth. Continue reading

Flying Fishes

Wright State super alums establish legacy scholarship in the name of their sister
Flying Fishes

The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s. Continue reading

Rare earth

Wright State anthropology students uncover artifacts from Revolutionary War battlefield
Rare earth

The dig is part of a program created by assistant professor Lance Greene to investigate the archaeology and history of Shawnee settlements in Ohio. Continue reading

Wright State grads are the Heart on Fifth

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Two Wright State graduates team up to open a new store in downtown Dayton’s Oregon District. 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

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

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

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