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In addition to the verbal and written communication skills and the research and critical thinking skills that employers value, the study of English develops the “soft” skill of empathy which has been identified as one of the six areas vital for success in the new economy. The English degree also offers an excellent foundation for graduate and advanced professional study in law, medicine or business.

The Emily Dickinson Journal

The Emily Dickinson Journal

Wright State professor James Guthrie edits the Emily Dickinson Journal, a peer-reviewed journal that showcases the writing of Emily Dickinson, with the help of two graduate students.

English Language and Literatures News

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Wright State grad Chris Heeter '04 uses English degree in flourishing plumbing business
Chris Heeter says his his English degree from Wright State gave him the discipline and skills needed to run his company.
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Award-winning novelist Marilynne Robinson to speak at Wright State

“Literature, Religion, Peace: A Conversation with Marilynne Robinson” will be held at 11:15 a.m. on Nov. 21 in the Stein Galleries.
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Events

Tue
17
Jan
8:30 am through Jan 27
Wed
18
Jan
through Feb 6
Reception Area--Lake Campus
Thu
19
Jan
8:30 am
047 Biological Sciences II

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