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Welcome to History!

Through its Honors Program, the Department of History offers students who have demonstrated very strong academic ability the opportunity to engage in more advanced research and writing than the regular major program requires. Students who write a senior honors thesis work closely with a faculty adviser and faculty committee on a research project they design.

History News

The Wright Brothers and the conquest of flight

Excerpt “They had this passion, this mission; they were obsessed to succeed,” said historian David McCullough. But though their plane is proudly displayed at the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum in Washington, historian David McCullough still believes the Wright Brothers …
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Wright Brothers Collection featured in ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ story

Wright State's Special Collections and Archives hosted David McCullough and a "CBS Sunday Morning" crew for an interview on the author's new Wright brothers book.
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