School of Public and International Affairs

Port in a storm

Wright State staff member Ashley Browning operates donation center for tornado victims

Ashley Browning, project manager for the SARDI Program, opened The Heartbeat to distribute goods and foods to those affected by the Memorial Day tornadoes. Continue reading

Government grade

2019 Wright State dual-degree graduate Rahim Akrami embarks on a prestigious local government fellowship

Rahim Akrami, who graduated with master’s degrees in public administration and international and comparative politics, is serving a fellowship with the city of Dubuque, Iowa. Continue reading

Wright State students gain leadership skills as fellows at Nonprofit Leadership Institute in Yellow Springs

Four Wright State students and a recent graduate received fellowships to participate in the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, offered by the Yellow Springs Community Foundation. Continue reading

Tour of duty

Wright State alumna Karen Seiger combines publishing career with volunteering at 9/11 Tribute Museum

Political science grad Karen Seiger volunteers as a tour guide at the 9/11 Tribute Museum, edits a travel guidebook series and works in marketing and business development. Continue reading

Special agents

Wright State’s new Agents of Change community-engagement course makes a splash with Dayton City Commission

The Agents of Change course is part of an initiative designed to empower students to become more active citizens, create partnerships with community groups and promote positive change. Continue reading

Wright State students reflect on Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Wright State University students spent their spring break on a pilgrimage to historical sites associated with the civil rights movement. Continue reading

World power

Wright State political scientist Vaughn Shannon elected president of Dayton Council on World Affairs

Shannon says his calling is to make sure citizens are educated on international affairs so they can make informed choices. Continue reading

World class

A Fulbright in Taiwan will be the latest of many international education experiences for Wright State student Emma Peterson

When she begins her Fulbright experience in Taiwan this summer, it will be the fifth foreign country Emma Peterson has lived and studied in during the past four years. Continue reading

Model of success

Wright State’s Model UN team continues tradition of excellence for 40th year

For the 40th consecutive year, Wright State University’s Model United Nations team won top honors at the National Model UN Conference March 24-28 in New York City. Continue reading