News and Events


Dec 13, 2014
The Wright State University Nutter Center was packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, though it was not for an athletic endeavor. It was for Fall Commencement.
Dec 8, 2014
The Wright State University Nutter Center will be packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. And though thousands will cross the finish line, it will not be an athletic endeavor.
Nov 24, 2014

To the soldier stationed in the war zone of mountainous central Afghanistan, the 10-year-old Afghan boy who bobbed around their camp was a welcome relief from the danger-induced stress. The boy would greet them with “What’s up?”—the first English words he …

Nov 14, 2014
Headlined by a visit from Selingo and his seminar, “A World Unbound: The Changing Nature of Higher Education and Internationalization,” the week’s events promote the benefits of global education.
Oct 7, 2014
Wright State alumnus Carl Weitz worked with students and English teachers in Costa Rica as a member of the Peace Corps.
Oct 3, 2014
A growing effort by Wright State to increase both scholarship money for travel abroad and encounters with students who have already done it is under way.
Sep 3, 2014
Staff are recognized for excellence in areas such as leadership, human relations, service, collaboration and innovation.
May 12, 2014

Zhaleh Freels, a ’09 International Studies graduate, took anything but the traditional route to graduation.  Looking back, she credits her co-op position at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as one of the most beneficial factors to her career success. 

Zhaleh, who started Wright State as an Art major in 1998, eventually realized that International Studies was her true vocation. After a number of breaks from school to...

May 9, 2014
Wright State student and Model UN team leader Angie Loyd is passionate about human rights and international affairs.
Jan 5, 2014

It was a bit of an unlikely marriage—Army ROTC and Zachary Raynor.



The International Studies program produces a newsletter each semester, to remind majors of upcoming events and alert them to new opportunities.

Spring 2014 Newsletter (PDF)

Spring 2013 Newsletter (PDF)