College of Liberal Arts News

Feb 1, 2017
Contributed by Timothy R. Gaffney, National Aviation Heritage Alliance Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough returned to Wright State University just as actor-filmmaker Tom Hanks was making his campus visit, joining him to examine artifacts that are part of the university’s Wright …
Feb 1, 2017
Tom Hanks of Forrest Gump/Saving Private Ryan fame was on campus, and excitement was at a fever pitch. Nearly 2,000 students, faculty, and staff had amassed outside Wright State University’s Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures on April 19 to catch …
Feb 1, 2017
Award-winning author Ann Weisgarber, ’76, received the 2016 Alumna of the Year Award. Weisgarber’s first novel, The Personal History of Rachel DuPree, is set in the South Dakota Badlands. The book won the Langum Prize in American Historical Fiction and …
Feb 1, 2017
The Department of Modern Languages hosted the fourth Chinese Immersion Day on January 26, 2017 in the Student Union Apollo Room. Chinese Instructors, Haili Du and Maan Broadstock, organized the immersion experience for around 110 high and middle school students with at least one year of Chinese language instruction. Together, we celebrated the Year of the Rooster and helped students deepen their knowledge of the Chinese language and culture. The students and their teachers represented five...
Jan 31, 2017
The Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center will host events celebrating Black History Month Feb. 1 to Feb. 22.
Jan 25, 2017
The French Club celebrated the Epiphany on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Professor Abadie made a delicious traditional "galette des rois." (Kings cake) It was a great opportunity to speak French and enjoy some delicious French food.
Jan 25, 2017
A Wright State University professor is giving a group of five women inmates a voice. The project is called Pens to Pictures, and its creator, Chinonye Chukwu, assistant professor of motion pictures at Wright State, says the stories are hard to …
Jan 24, 2017
A former Wright State University student who has built a petroleum-distribution empire will be featured on CNBC-TV’s “Blue Collar Millionaires.”
Jan 23, 2017
"Celebrating quilt stories" was the theme of the quilt show held Jan. 19 to Jan. 21 in the Apollo Room of the Student Union at Wright State University.
Jan 23, 2017
Wright State junior David Baugham is active in student leadership, currently serving as speaker of the House of the Student Government Association.

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