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Wright State alumnus Tom Thompson founds a nonprofit to help the immigrant community with critical needs

Wright State M.P.A. grad Tom Thompson has served in the Air Force, in municipal government, in law enforcement and operates a nonprofit that serves the region’s immigrant community. Continue reading

Web browsers

Wright State study sheds light on political parties’ use of websites and social media

Researchers hope their findings will encourage local political parties to evaluate their online presence and make positive changes. Continue reading

Wright State faculty member Daniel Warshawsky says Nobel Prize validates work of World Food Programme

Warshawsky said the pandemic has resulted in the rise in global poverty and food insecurity. Continue reading

Debate trait

Wright State student Austin Lucous featured on a national presidential debate panel of voters on PBS

Austin Lucous, who majors in political science at Wright State, was selected to participate in a series of presidential debate panels of voters in swing states. Continue reading

Migration sensation

Wright State alumna and immigration politics expert Caress Schenk teaches at a university in Kazakhstan

A new book by Caress Schenk, who earned a master’s degree in international and comparative politics from Wright State, examines the strategic uses of migration management in Russia. Continue reading

Politically precocious

Newman Fellow Whitney Tyler spearheads voter engagement on the Wright State campus

Whitney Tyler is an Honors student at Wright State, has a prestigious Newman Fellowship and is a student democracy fellow for the Campus Vote Project. Continue reading

When in need

Wright State political science student Brianna Maschinot helps the homeless at St. Vincent de Paul

Brianna Maschinot works at St. Vincent de Paul and interned with two local governments. Continue reading

Learn about Wright State’s Master of Public Administration at virtual open house

The M.P.A. virtual open house on July 21 will connect prospective students with professors and alumni who will answer questions about the program and discuss career options. Continue reading

Wright State faculty, staff and alumni named to annual Forty Under 40 list

Winners with Wright State connections include a marketing faculty member, a staff member who runs her own community organization and 10 alumni. Continue reading

Mediation station

2007 Wright State alum and Iraq War veteran Michelle Zaremba addresses conflicts by heading up the Dayton Mediation Center

Michelle Zaremba, who earned a M.P.A. from Wright State, helps people address conflict in a productive and constructive way at the Dayton Mediation Center. Continue reading