Jun 21, 2016
Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer and researcher in the Department of History, discussed trends in facial hair during a story on beards that aired June 19 on “CBS Sunday Morning.” Watch the story, “Letting one’s hair WAY down.”
Jun 15, 2016
A crew from “CBS Sunday Morning” traveled to Wright State to interview Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer of history, about his research on the history of facial hair.
Jun 14, 2016
Using diaries, letters, documents, photographs and artifacts, “Over There: Dayton and the Great War” showcases the essential involvement of Daytonians and local businesses in the war.
Apr 28, 2016
Excerpt Tom Hanks’ itinerary here earlier this week was extensive, and spotlighted the collaboration of local people and groups working to elevate the profile of Dayton and its historical significance. Besides attending the dedication of Wright State University’s brand new …
Apr 21, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough discussed the legacy of Wilbur and Orville Wright during a master class at Wright State April 19.
Apr 20, 2016
The shadows are growing long in Longtown, Ohio. Connor Keiser cracks open the blinds inside the Bethel Long Wesleyan Church, sending weak shafts of light into the sanctuary. He then settles into a pew, opens a photo album, and brings the …
Apr 20, 2016
Dayton Daily News: Famous Wright brothers historian galvanizes Wright State students Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough conducted a master class for Wright State University history students this morning. “History isn’t just about politics and war. It also involves everything …
Apr 20, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough discussed the Wright brothers' legacy during a master class at Wright State.
Apr 11, 2016
Shelby Dixon, a graduate public history student at Wright State, helped create pictorial timeline at Dayton’s historic Victoria Theatre to mark its 150th anniversary.
Mar 24, 2016
Wright State's Department of History is pleased to announce they are accepting applications for new internships for majors, minors, or graduate students. Students can apply to existing internships at the Afro-American Museum in Wilberforce, Ohio, and the Phillips Companies in Beavercreek, Ohio, or they can request funding for an internship they create at a professional setting (such as a newspaper, law office, or local or state legislative body), a museum or archive, or a non-profit...