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Fall Commencement in photos

Graduates with diplomas

Wright State honored nearly 1,200 graduating students at its Fall 2014 Commencement ceremony Dec. 13 in the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Make miracles happen at the Raiderthon dance marathon

Wright State’s largest student-run philanthropy event is back
Raiderthon crowd

On Nov. 15, Wright State will host its second dance marathon to raise money for Dayton Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

Wright State launches its ‘Rise. Shine.’ campaign with a flourish

Eddie McClintock on stage

View photos from the dazzling Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University gala at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Wright State continues WWI project with ‘Holidays in Heartland’ concert

“Holidays in the Heartland” holiday stage

Wright State continues its World War I project, while kicking off the holiday season and honoring veterans, with the popular “Holidays in the Heartland” concert Nov. 2. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents crowd-pleasing musical ‘Hot Mikado’

'Hot Mikado' dance number

Wright State Theatre continues its 40th season with the smash hit musical “Hot Mikado” in the Festival Playhouse Oct. 23 to Nov. 9. Continue reading

Tom Hanks’ strong connection to Wright State University springs from his early acting days

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks, co-chair of Wright State’s Rise.Shine. fundraising campaign, has a long-running love affair with the university. Continue reading

Wright State launches major WWI project with concert of music from the Great War

CELIA World War I art

Wright State history and music programs are collaborating on a concert of popular songs from the Great War, the first program in CELIA’s yearlong commemoration of the start of World War I. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre opens 2014–15 season with August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

Wright State Theatre opens 2014–15 season with August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

Wright State Theatre presents August Wilson’s landmark drama “Fences” in the Festival Playhouse Sept. 18–28. Continue reading

Innovation and discovery at Wright State University

Photo of Wright State University's Dayton campus

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