Liberal Arts

High school bands directed by Wright State alumni capture awards from the National Band Association

The awards honor programs and educators that challenge students and promote standards of excellence. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents Bertolt Brecht’s drama ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’

Wright State Theatre’s production of “Mother Courage and Her Children,” by Bertolt Brecht, runs from Feb. 13 to Feb. 17 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Making magic

Wright State alumni artists help Dayton’s Front Street Studio Gallery spread its wings

Wright State alumni contribute to Dayton’s arts world through the Front Street Studio Gallery. Continue reading

Emerging Choreographers Concert will feature new works by Wright State dance majors

Junior and senior dance majors will premiere new works Feb. 15–17 in DanceSpace 170 in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Arts starts

Recent Wright State grads land full-time jobs at Dayton Ballet, Dayton Philharmonic following internships

Wright State School of Music grads James Edwards-Kenion and Cory Wilhite turned internships into jobs with the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. Continue reading

Pattern passion

Wright State alum Reza Masoudi and his wife, Bahar, grow elegant dress shop after making royal connection

2006 Wright State graduate Reza Masoudi and his wife, Bahar, saw their dress-making business take off after the exiled empress of Iran wore one of their creations. Continue reading

Social work grad returns to Wright State to advocate for student survivors

Corrie Pleska, a licensed social worker, provides support and resources to student survivors of power-based violence, including domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Continue reading

Intelligent design

Wright State grad student Angela Reichelderfer creates historical dressmaking exhibit as part of her master’s thesis

Wright State graduate student Angela Reichelderfer’s exhibit featuring historical dresses is on display at the Stein Galleries in the Creative Arts Center through Feb. 17. Continue reading

Wright State film grad Hannah Beachler nominated for Oscar for her work on ‘Black Panther’

Hannah Beachler, who graduated from Wright State in 2005, is the first African American to receive an Oscar nomination in the Best Production Design category. Continue reading

Map quest

Wright State senior Denis Barry Jr. captures first place in regional geography competition

A passion for counties, maps, highways and exploring has lead Wright State University senior Denis Barry Jr. to a career in geography. Continue reading