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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.

English Language and Literatures News

Wright State to host ‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

Tom Batiuk will join panel discussion on exploring serious topics like cancer in popular culture on Oct. 13.
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Big Read Event on Wednesday, Oct. 15

Common Text Event

Please attend the upcoming Big Read Event on Wednesday, Oct. 15 (in the Educational Resource Center, 116 Allyn)— even if you can only spare a half hour.

Everyone’s favorite librarian, Maureen Barry, is organizing this fun event again this year on behalf of the Common Text committee.

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