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Jan 28, 2015
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Do you have friends or family members attending high school and thinking about college?

Encourage them to attend the WSU College of Liberal Arts "Pathways to Success" Open House on Monday, February 16, 2015, 8:30AM-12:30PM. February 16th is Presidents' Day and area high schools will not be in session, giving students the opportunity to visit with representatives from CoLA departments and programs, learn about various extra-curricular organizations, observe a class, visit the Creative...

Jan 27, 2015
Wright State plans to partner with a university in China to enroll its students in Wright State’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program.
Jan 23, 2015
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The Department of English is excited to announce the availability of graduate teaching assistanships for the 2015 fall term. Graduate teaching assistantships in English are awarded annually to students with a solid academic record, proven American English proficiency, and a strong teaching aptitude. Assistants teach two or three sections of freshman English (ENG 1100) during the two semesters of the regular academic year and must take a minimum of six hours of graduate course work during...

Jan 22, 2015
Valentine's Day Bake Sale

Every year, the English Club holds its Valentine’s Day Fundraiser to help support its events and workshops throughout the year. This year’s event is set to take place on Friday, Feb. 13 in the Millett Hall atrium from 9 am to 4 pm.
The fundraiser offers an array of homemade treats and gifts donated by members of the English Club. There are various baked goods and sweets available for purchase, and one unique aspect of this event is the assortment of homemade valentines which can be...

Jan 21, 2015
The College of Liberal Arts will recognize faculty members who published books and albums in 2014.
Dec 30, 2014
Wright State alumnus James Brubaker, who teaches creative writing at Southwest Missouri State University, is the author of several books.
Dec 23, 2014
Ryan Ireland, who earned his B.A. and M.A. in English from Wright State, will publish "Beyond the Horizon" in March.
Dec 3, 2014
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Interview with James Brubaker
James Brubaker is from Dayton, Ohio, originally, but now teaches and lives in Missouri. He is the author of one book of short stories, Liner Notes (Subito Press), a short volume of pilot episodes for fictional television shows, Pilot Season (Sunnyoutside Press), Black Magic Death Sphere: (Science) Fictions (which won the 2014 Pressgang Prize and will be published in 2015), and a number of short stories that...

Dec 1, 2014
Wright State communication major Emma Harmeyer turned a technical-writing internship into a full-time job when she graduates.
Nov 24, 2014

World War I had a profound impact on culture, society, and government in the United States, but many Americans neither realize it nor “think of it as their war,” says Wright State history professor Paul Lockhart. Lockhart and other Wright …