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Idol chatter

Wright State grad Alexis Gomez rising star in 'American Idol' competition
Alexis Gomez at American Idol audition

Musician and 2014 Wright State graduate Alexis Gomez advances to Hollywood in the current season of “American Idol.” Continue reading

Broadway star Leslie Uggams delivers inspiring message to Wright State students

Leslie Uggams and Joe Deer

Wright State performing arts students received coaching and encouragement from Broadway star Leslie Uggams during her inspiring visit to campus. Continue reading

Steve Wozniak, tech reporter Farhad Manjoo headline Wright State’s Honors Institute

Steve Wozniak

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak and tech reporter Farhad Manjoo will discuss developments in computing and technology during Wright State’s Honors Institute. Continue reading

Wright State honors Martin Luther King Jr. with march, remembrance of nonviolence principles

Martin Luther King Jr. march through campus

Wright State remembers Martin Luther King Jr.’s principles of nonviolence during the university’s annual unity march.
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Leslie Uggams Q&A

Leslie Uggams

Excerpt “Leslie Uggams embodies so much of what Wright State University’s theater department values,” said Joe Deer, WSU musical theater professor and director of the Musical Theatre Initiative who appeared with Uggams in “Anything Goes.” “Leslie is an incredible entertainer, … Continue reading

Thinking it over

Iraq veteran Fred Hockney studies philosophy to try to make sense of his experience
Fred Hockney

Iraq war veteran Fred Hockney uses the study of philosophy at Wright State University to help unlock the mystery of his experience. Continue reading

New Center for Workforce Development to expand STEM education, aerospace jobs

Cassie Barlow

The Center for Workforce Development at Wright State University will grow STEM education in the region and prepare workers for jobs in intelligence, aerospace and defense. Continue reading

Panel looks to boost federal jobs in Ohio

Cassie Barlow

Excerpt An Ohio Federal-Military Jobs Commission will tour the state this month to hear ways to retain and expand thousands of government jobs in Ohio. The nine-member panel is set to meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in the … Continue reading

Aerospace Professional Development Center at Wright State takes flight at grand opening

Center will assist Ohioans with job placement in specialized jobs in the aerospace and defense industry
Aerospace Professional Development Center logo

The Wright State Aerospace Professional Development Center will celebrate its official grand opening on Jan. 16 in Beavercreek. Continue reading

Wright State to recognize military, Beavercreek and university employees at appreciation nights

Kids with Rowdy Raider

Wright State will recognize members of the military, the Beavercreek community and university faculty and staff at appreciation nights during men’s basketball games this week. Continue reading