Author Archives: Cory MacPherson

Reel Respect

Wright State graduate stars in documentary about preserving america’s most beloved movies

Quick: name your favorite movie. Can you imagine how you would feel if that movie were lost, never to be watched again by you or anyone else? Now, what do The Matrix, Citizen Kane, This Is Spinal Tap, To Kill … Continue reading

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History Floods the Stage

See newsroom story and photo gallery here One hundred years after the natural disaster that changed Dayton, Ohio, forever, Wright State University restaged its celebrated original play 1913: The Great Dayton Flood. Billed as an “epic parable with gospel blues,” … Continue reading

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English professor named one of Dayton’s Ten Top Women

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Mary Beth Pringle, Ph.D., teaches a wide variety of courses including introductory English, writing, contemporary fiction and women’s studies. Continue reading

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Globetrotting diplomat visits Wright State

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Wright State alumnus Morgan O’Brien will speak to students about his career as an American diplomat. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, International Studies, Liberal Arts, News, Political Science, Special Categories |

“Holidays in the Heartland” to air on radio for Thanksgiving Day

Photo of the orchestra and choir onstage at the Schuster Center.

Wright State’s 15th annual Holidays in the Heartland concert will be broadcast in its entirety on WDPR 88.1 FM and WDPG 89.9 FM. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Special Categories |

George Huang, Ph.D., honored for international excellence

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George Huang, Ph.D., is this year’s recipient of the university’s International Education Award. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Awards, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Special Categories |

Latest Reichert/Bognar documentary to air on PBS

Photo of Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar with Sheri "Sparkle" Williams

Sparkle tells the story of celebrated Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC) dancer Sheri “Sparkle” Williams. Continue reading

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

Wright State honors fundraisers on National Philanthropy Day

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David and Theresa Gasper, the Western Ohio Educational Foundation, Cox Media Group Ohio, and Wright State employee Regis Lekan received awards. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Awards, Community Service, Faculty & Staff, Giving, Home news sidebar, News, Photos, Special Categories, Staff |

Wright State commemorates “Night of Broken Glass”

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This year’s Kristallnacht Commemoration features Holocaust survivor Robert Kahn. Continue reading

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Boonshoft School of Medicine students win statewide contest

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Three fourth-year medical students won the statewide student Doctor’s Dilemma® contest at the 2012 Ohio Chapter Scientific Meeting of the American College of Physicians. Continue reading

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