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Jun 23, 2016
Theatre students will perform sketches challenging situations incoming students may face during the Raider Academy residential summer program.
May 3, 2016
Tom Hanks visited Wright State to dedicate the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures, saying he hopes the center inspires students to do the hard work necessary to launch film careers.
Apr 29, 2016
An in-depth review of Tom Hanks's whirlwind visit to Dayton and Wright State University.
Apr 28, 2016
Excerpt Tom Hanks’ itinerary here earlier this week was extensive, and spotlighted the collaboration of local people and groups working to elevate the profile of Dayton and its historical significance. Besides attending the dedication of Wright State University’s brand new …
Apr 25, 2016
As a freshman, Alimamy Barrie would sneak into classes to watch because he loved dance. Now, he is a senior graduating with a bachelor’s degree in dance and pre-pharmacy.
Apr 21, 2016
Hundreds of Wright State performing arts students gathered for a question-and-answer session with two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks, who once performed on the same stage on which many of them have.
Apr 21, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough discussed the legacy of Wilbur and Orville Wright during a master class at Wright State April 19.
Apr 20, 2016
Coverage of the dedication of the Tom Hanks Motion Pictures Center at Wright State University included more than 680 articles and television reports from around the country. Here’s a sample of the coverage: Associated Press: Actor helps dedicate Tom Hanks Motion …
Apr 20, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough discussed the Wright brothers' legacy during a master class at Wright State.
Apr 19, 2016
Nearly 2,000 students, faculty, staff and others turned out April 19 to see Tom Hanks and witness the ribbon-cutting for the newly renovated Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures.

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