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May 18, 2015

Katie Luckenbill was awarded the Outstanding Student Award for the Master of Humanities Program in the College of Liberal Arts for 2015. Katie grew up in the Dayton area and earned her BA in Classical Humanities at Wright State University. She then pursued a Master of Humanities, again with a focus on Classics. Katie's MHUM thesis examined the role of the cavalry in the texts of the 4th Century BCE Greek writer, Xenophon. During her masters degree, Katie began teaching Latin part-time at a...

May 18, 2015

Shane Moon was given the Master of Humanities Outstanding Graduate Student Award for the Graduate School in 2015 because of his impressive performance as a researcher and writer in our program. Shane’s thesis explores the moral sensibility of American author Cormac McCarthy’s novels. A graduate of Antioch University, Shane is an excellent and experienced writer of both fiction and non-fiction. For academic year 2014-2015, he served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in two Philosophy courses...

Mar 30, 2015

The 2015 Piediscalzi Lecture will be held at Wright State University on April 16, 2015. The lecture, entitled “There and Back Again: The Story World of Greek Myth,” will be delivered by Dr. Sarah Iles Johnston, Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor of Religion and Professor of Classics, The Ohio State University. Professor Johnston will discuss how ancient myths collectively build a 'story-world' much like those we see today in television shows, movies and fiction. To do this, she...

Mar 13, 2015
From playful to work-full to relax-filled, Wright State students discuss how they spent Spring Break.
Nov 24, 2014
Father and son work together at the National Museum of the United States Air Force and in Wright State's Public History program.
Sep 26, 2014

Dr. Arshia Sattar, a scholar of Hindu religion and culture from Bangalore, India, delivered an engaging lecture last Thursday, September 18th, to a group of Wright State students, faculty, staff, and community members, as part of a two-day visit to the WSU campus. Dr. Sattar, who has a PhD from the University of Chicago in South Asian Languages and Literatures and whose translations of Sanskrit literary and religious texts are world renowned, spoke to a group of roughly...

May 1, 2014
The testimonials from eager and thankful liberal arts students painted a clear picture—they value their chances to shine in professional environments as much as they value their entire educational experience.
Apr 30, 2014
Ebony Davenport

As we approach the end of the semester, many graduating students are securing jobs, internships and other exciting positions that will further their professional development. The Women's Studies Program is excited to announce the plans of two of our graduates. 

Taylr Ucker, Graduate Assistant for the Master of Humanities Program and Research & Recruitment Assistant for the Women's Studies Program, secured what she calls the "perfect" post-graduation position as a Teen Advocate at...

Feb 14, 2014

Do you (or someone you know) identify as a woman currently enrolled as a WSU graduate student?

Participants are needed for a creative thesis project conducted by a Women’s Studies graduate student.

What Is It For?

The project consists of brief narratives about the experiences of women in graduate school at Wright State University’s Dayton campus. Privacy is crucial and your identity will not...

Dec 19, 2013
Students Reading

Do you identify as a woman currently enrolled in graduate school? Do you have feedback about your experiences attending school?

Participants are currently needed for a creative thesis project this semester conducted by a Humanities graduate student. This project will provide narratives about the...

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