Monthly Archives: March 2013

On Stage Dayton Review: Grand Hotel: The Musical (Wright State University) — Dazzling Display

Excerpt Forget London, Paris or Rome. Berlin beckons for the remainder of March, but a passport isn’t required. Just head to Fairborn where Wright State University brilliantly showcases its musical theater department to the hilt with a chorally sublime, stunningly … Continue reading

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Smithsonian aviation expert addresses “Controversy in Public History”

Tom Crouch of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum was the keynote speaker at Public History Graduate Symposium on March 22. Continue reading

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Paying it Forward: Broadway songwriting legend Stephen Schwartz comes to Wright State as its First Distinguished Visiting Artist

Excerpt Renowned Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz said he loves taking a familiar story or character that his audience already knows and “spinning it” in a new direction. That’s what he did with the witches in “Wizard of Oz” when he … Continue reading

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Q&A: Sundaram Narayanan, provost of Wright State University

Excerpt Sundaram Narayanan has been a rising star since arriving at Wright State University in 1994, and now he says he’s ready to take the school into the future. Narayanan, who helped create and lead the Wright State Research Institute, … Continue reading

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ReInvention Stories wins prestigious MacArthur Foundation grant

ReInvention Stories, a transmedia project launched by a team of filmmakers with Wright State connections and WYSO 91.3 FM in Yellow Springs… Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Special Categories, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

First Four group rallies support for Wright State basketball game

Excerpt As the NCAA First Four event in Dayton wraps up, the chair of the Local Organizing Committee is encouraging the community to continue to support basketball locally. J.P. Nauseef, chair of the local organizing committee (LOC), a group of … Continue reading

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Wright State to host Scuba event for amputees Saturday

A group of physically challenged recreation enthusiasts will be treated to a free scuba diving clinic at the Wright State University Natatorium in the Student Union Saturday, March 23… Continue reading

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Business attire donation drive and fashion show to demonstrate how to dress for success

It’s no secret that in the professional world, you have to dress to impress. We Serve U, a staff and faculty community service group, is teaming up with Career Services and Clothes That Work… Continue reading

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Sustainability in health care focus of Wright State symposium

Experts on employing practical, environmentally responsible strategies for medical facilities will highlight the third annual Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care at Wright State University. Continue reading

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Raiders beat Tulsa in CBI tournament first round, face Richmond next

Raiders earn first-ever postseason win

The Wright State men’s basketball team picked up its first-ever Division I postseason win Wednesday night at the Wright State University Nutter Center… Continue reading

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