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Learning curve

Wright State alumnus Kevin Leichtman highlights struggles, lessons of students in ‘The Perfect Ten’

The turning point came when Kevin Leichtman was working a minimum-wage job and decided to give school the old college try for the third time. Continue reading

Surefire

Wright State English major Erik Madaus uses his writing skills to support firefighters, astronomy

Senior Erik Madaus is a technical writing and proposal support intern for The ONEIL Center at Wright State. Continue reading

Class action

Wright State alumna Teresa Troyer has made a career of teaching English both here and abroad

Teresa Troyer has taught in China, Indonesia, Turkey, Honduras, Colombia and Slovakia and in Dayton and Dublin, Ohio. Continue reading

Bolinga Center to host series celebrating notable Black women March 29-30

“What’s HERstory?” programs will examine The Combahee River Collective and the life, legacy and literature of Angela Davis. Continue reading

Barry Milligan named vice provost for academic affairs and dean of the Graduate School

Barry Milligan has served as the interim dean of the Graduate School since October 2017. Continue reading

Green scene

Wright State grad student Cori Lohstroh helps secure a federal grant to advance environmentally friendly weed-killing technology

Cori Lohstroh, who is pursuing a master’s degree in rhetoric and writing from Wright State, combines her passions for the environment and writing. Continue reading

Write angle

Biology and English students learn environmental storytelling in a new Eco-Narratives course

In an English and biological sciences course, students use storytelling to discuss extinctions, mutations, invasions and other environmental phenomena. Continue reading

Jennifer Ware and Ashley Hall win Regional Emmy award for PBS children’s science show

Jennifer Ware and Ashley Hall, co-directors of Wright State University’s New Media Incubator, were honored for their work ThinkTV children’s science show “Speakers and Beakers.” Continue reading

Foreign affair

Four Wright State grads picked by French government to teach English to schoolchildren in France

Three French graduates and an English graduate were selected to participate in France’s Teaching Assistant Program. Continue reading

Watch online screenings of ‘Veterans Voices’ documentary film

“Veterans Voices: Lives and Stories” features Wright State student-veterans and local veterans and their families, exploring their time in the service and lives as civilians. Continue reading