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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

Over 700 attend 2014 ArtsGala

In customary fashion, Arts Gala 2014 kicked off with a patriotic show that's always a crowd pleaser.

Wright State University’s annual ArtsGala offered patrons a night of unparalleled entertainment. Continue reading

Families of Wright State employees enjoy day on campus

4 Paws WSU student trainer Josh Frees and service dog Tweet got lots of attention.

Faculty and staff had fun on campus with daughters, sons, and other family members during Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Continue reading

Theatre students storm barricades with premiere of ‘Les Miserables’

Wright State Theatre set to perform ‘Les Misérables’

Wright State University Theatre continues its 39th season in the Festival Playhouse with the Tony Award-winning “Les Misérables” March 20 through April 6. Continue reading

Lots to do at 2014 Adventure Summit

Lots to do at 2014 Adventure Summit

Check out photos from the 2014 Adventure Summit, sponsored by Five Rivers MetroParks and Wright State University and held in the Student Union Feb. 14 and 15. Continue reading