News and Events


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.

Dec 23, 2013

Arch Grieve wanted to impact public education in his hometown by becoming a teacher there. When that didn’t work out, however, Grieve found another way to accomplish his goal.

Dec 17, 2013

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments...

Nov 27, 2013

December Green, director of international studies at Wright State, was named recipient of the university’s 2013 International Education Award.

Aug 29, 2013

Angie Loyd will tell you that being an effective ambassador is not all that complicated. Sometimes all you need is a gentle word and a smile.

Aug 6, 2013

As an instructor of Chinese, Haili Du contributes greatly to Wright State’s commitment to foster global citizens. A skilled and passionate teacher, Du goes above and beyond for her students and is committed to their success. A creative classroom instructor, …

Feb 28, 2013

When political science professor Charles Funderburk came up with the idea to write a book on political corruption, several other Wright State faculty members expressed...

Feb 20, 2013

Mentoring Latino teens sends volts of motivation through Wright State University student Kathryn Brown...



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)