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Wright State Libraries gives students stress relief

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Wright State University Libraries held numerous events around campus to give stressed-out students some relief during Finals Week. Continue reading

Fuzzy finals

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More than a dozen furry guests visited Wright State University’s Dunbar Library Dec. 15 for Fuzz Therapy. Hundreds of students played with the 4 to 10 month old puppies as a way to relax during Finals Week. Continue reading

Ambassador of India says education, partnerships key to future during stop at Wright State

Arun Kumar Singh speaking to students

The ambassador of India to the United States toured the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building, Special Collections and Archives and the Raj Soin College of Business and gave a talk at a reception at Wright State. Continue reading

Wright State’s University Libraries demonstrate Maker Spaces to delegation of Serbian librarians

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A group of librarians from Serbia paid a visit to Wright State University to learn how the growing concept of Maker Spaces is being developed in the United States. Continue reading

Former DDN columnist donates more than $250K to Wright State archives

Newspaper columnist Dale Huffman

Excerpt Former Dayton Daily News columnist Dale Huffman left more than $250,000 following his death to set up a charitable fund to provide annual help to the Wright State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives, Dayton Foundation officials announced. The … Continue reading

Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives hosts national aviation writers

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Exposing writers to Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives and Dayton’s rich aviation legacy promotes increased interest, tourism and more efforts to preserve that history. Continue reading

Fifth annual Wright Brothers Day celebrates innovative spirit

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Wright State will celebrate the innovative spirit of its namesakes and researchers working on campus today with the annual Wright Brothers Day Oct. 8. Continue reading

Looking to the future of saving the past

Dawne Dewey with David McCullough

Excerpt We’ve read a lot lately about how the digital world is changing the business of collecting and preserving the past. What does the saving of history look like in the future? We had a discussion about it with Dawne … Continue reading

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Image from Dunbar Library archives inspires Wright State’s Gino Pasi to make a movie
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An image from Special Collections and Archives inspires Wright State archivist Gino Pasi to make a movie. Continue reading

Special delivery

Dunbar Library’s Mandy Wilson a major force in the world of bowling
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When she’s not managing the stacks in Wright State’s Dunbar Library, Mandy Wilson is knocking down pins as a professional bowler. Continue reading