Innovation and discovery at Wright State University

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Named after early aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright, Wright State University continues their tradition of innovation. A rich and dynamic community of nearly 18,000 students on two campuses, Wright State is changing lives with an ongoing commitment to transforming … Continue reading

Dunbar Library’s 1903 Wright Flyer ‘lands’ safely for cleaning

1903 Flyer lands safely

Full-sized replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer was built by a group of skilled volunteers and has been hanging in Wright State’s Dunbar Library since 2001. Continue reading

C-SPAN to air story on Wright State’s priceless Wright brothers collection

(left) C-SPAN video journalist and producer Christy Hinton and Dawne Dewey, head of Archives and Special Collections with the Wright State University Libraries.

Did you know that the Special Collections and Archives in the Wright State University Dunbar Library has the largest collection of authentic Wright brothers materials in the world? Continue reading

Student on the Scene—Giving Tuesday

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Wright State hosted Giving Tuesday and kicked off the Fund4WrightState campaign to raise enough money to fund full tuition for four students. Continue reading

By the Numbers

Student Cassie Hanshaw launching career in accounting
Cassie Hanshaw is working on her master’s degree at the Raj Soin College of Business, serves as a graduate assistant and has an auditing job waiting for her at a well-known accounting firm in Columbus, Ohio, after graduation in May.

Cassie Hanshaw is working on her master’s degree at the Raj Soin College of Business, serves as a graduate assistant… Continue reading

A rough ride: Larry James details his return from military duty in Iraq

Larry James, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Military Affairs detailed his return from military duty in Iraq in 2004.

Decorated soldier and renowned psychologist Larry James shared with Wright State military veterans and students a powerful, gripping account of his return from duty in Iraq… Continue reading

Baywatch: Cuba part of journey for ROTC student

Aaron Jenkins is majoring in crime and justice studies at Wright State. He became interested in the field because it paralleled his job in the Coast Guard, where he was a maritime enforcement specialist.

Guantanamo Bay. Terror suspects. Top Secret clearance. This was recently a way of life for Aaron Jenkins, a junior ROTC student… Continue reading

Student On the Scene—Howloween Hoopla

NCAA BASKETBALL: OCT 28 Halloween Hoopla at Wright St

The Wright State University Nutter Center was jam-packed with eager trick-or-treaters Oct. 28. Continue reading

Shy guy? Not so much

President of Student Government blossoms in role
Part of Singh’s job as president of Student Government is to explain university policy to students and help them navigate the process. When he was campaigning, students would tell him their life stories, often detailing the financial and other hardships they had to overcome to get to Wright State.

It all began with 12 Angry Men, a 1957 film that depicts a jury deliberating the guilt or innocence of a man on the basis of reasonable doubt… Continue reading