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The Wright brothers and the conquest of flight

Photo of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

Excerpt “They had this passion, this mission; they were obsessed to succeed,” said historian David McCullough. But though their plane is proudly displayed at the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum in Washington, historian David McCullough still believes the Wright Brothers … Continue reading

CBS Sunday Morning ‘Wright Brothers’ interview filmed at Wright State

David McCullough discussing a photo

Excerpt Historical author David McCullough’s book on the Wright brothers is set to be released by publisher Simon & Schuster Tuesday. But first, an interview with McCullough — a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling writer — … Continue reading

Wright Brothers Collection featured in ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ story

Dawne Dewey with David McCullough

Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives hosted David McCullough and a “CBS Sunday Morning” crew for an interview on the author’s new Wright brothers book. Continue reading

Wright State ERC director donates hundreds of books to Fairborn schools

Stephanie Bange

Stephanie Bange donates books she received as a member of the prestigious 2015 Newbery Award committee. Continue reading

Documentary producer to discuss, screen film on ‘Nazi Medicine’

John Michalczyk

Boston College film professor to screen documentary on Nazi doctors’ role in the Holocaust and lead discussion with Holocaust survivors and concentration camp liberators on March 19. Continue reading

Research roadmap

Dunbar Library offering innovative workshops to sharpen research skills
Mandy Shannon talking

Wright State University Libraries offers Research Toolkit: Better Research Faster, a series of workshops designed to improve student research skills. Continue reading

CSIC to Rise. Shine. with kickoff celebration Feb. 26

CSIC logo

Faculty, staff and retirees can donate to 1,600 scholarships and programs during the annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign “RISE. You Make Us SHINE.” Continue reading

Aviation filmmaker, Wright State grad to give keynote at Public History Symposium

Adam White

Wright State’s Public History Graduate Symposium will explore “History Through a Prism: Untold Stories” on March 13. 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

Wright State 2014 Holiday Gift Program most successful ever

Annette McCoy, coordinator of the holiday gift program, poses with the 2014 haul of toys from the Wright State community.

Forty-five families, including 97 children, were adopted for the holidays through the university’s Holiday Gift Program. Continue reading