News and Events


Sep 2, 2015
Myron Levine photo

Dr. Myron Levine, professor of Urban Affairs, attends the National Brownfields Conference in Chicago.

The conference is focused on environmental revitalization and economic redevelopment. This is the 16th national conference and is an important stop for anyone working to create better communities through cleaning up and reusing brownfield properties.

On September 2, Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomed attendees and talked about making the Chicago River the city’s next great...

Sep 2, 2015
Wright State recognizes select faculty members for excellent work in the classroom, research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement.
Aug 28, 2015

Walking through a Dayton neighborhood on a sunny day, Philip Ferrari and Elyse Giardullo were giving back to the community they love, while enhancing their research and leadership skills. They were the ideal pair to lead a team of 16 …

Aug 14, 2015
Wright State students are conducting a property survey in Dayton to help city planners address blight, vacancy and other concerns that city officials and residents have identified.
Aug 12, 2015
Wright State M.P.A. graduate Paula Cosby '12 helps jobseekers dress professionally and build confidence as executive director of Clothes That Work.
Jul 30, 2015
An image from Special Collections and Archives inspires Wright State archivist Gino Pasi to make a movie.
Jul 9, 2015
Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day.
Jun 15, 2015
New book by Drew Swanson, an assistant history professor at Wright State, was named the year’s best book on agricultural history by the Agricultural History Society.
May 29, 2015
40 under forty

When the Dayton Business Journal announced its 40 under Forty for 2015, we were not too surprised to see so many Wright State graduates and employees on the list, including four from our department!

Congratulations to Mitch Bailey ‘14 and Mike Wiehe ‘01, Master of Public Administration graduates, Sarah Williams ‘04, Urban Affairs graduate and Robert Scott ‘05, Urban Affairs minor.

May 26, 2015
Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives and the Dayton Metro Library partner to create a searchable online archive of the most complete run of Wright brothers newspapers available to date.