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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.

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Courses at Wright State push the academic envelope

Courses offered at Wright State give students a chance to indulge in a mind-expanding, creative exploration across various fields of study.
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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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