School of Public and International Affairs

The changemakers

Wright State Alumni and community members are confronting racism and all of its manifestations

How we can learn from our Black alumni, faculty, staff, and students who are working to actively create change in their communities by fighting racism and injustice. Continue reading

Dayton Mayor, Wright State alumna Nan Whaley to give libraries talk

Nan Whaley will discuss “Leadership in Challenging Times” during the Friends of the Libraries Virtual Lunch-In on April 21. Continue reading

Wright State named Outstanding Delegation at 2021 National Model United Nations Conference

Four Wright State Model UN students also won Outstanding Position Paper Awards and three students won Outstanding Delegates in Committee Awards. Continue reading

Life support

Wright State alumnus William Lutz at the helm of the nonprofit New Path, helping people during life’s tough times

William Lutz earned degrees in urban affairs and public administration from Wright State, works in local government and leads a nonprofit organization. Continue reading

Wright State international politics, public administration alumni to share career success

“Alumni Changing the World: International Politics and Public Administration” will be held on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. on Webex. Continue reading

Model UN wins awards at Dayton Model United Nations Conference

Wright State University’s Model UN team won 11 awards at the 28th annual Dayton Model United Nations Conference. Continue reading

Top research stories in 2020

From a new MRI scanner to access to a unique 3D laser printer to imaging and treating ovarian cancer, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2020. Continue reading

Human interest

Wright State political science alumnus Neal Duiker balances Air Force mega-contracting with serving the homeless

Neal Duiker, a 2003 political science graduate of Wright State, works with the homeless, manages Air Force contracts, is an Iraq war veteran and former AmeriCorps VISTA employee. Continue reading

At your service

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