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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

Author of “Pivotal Tuesdays” to visit Wright State for Presidential Lecture, Common Text events

Historian Margaret O’Mara will give a Presidential Lecture on Nov. 2 and and participate in Common Text events on Nov. 3.
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Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school
Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964.
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