College News

Nov 24, 2015

On Friday, November 20, 2015, the Department of Modern Languages held the Fall workshop for propective and currrent majors and minors. The students learned about how extracurricular activities and campus jobs can enhance their college studies by giving them hands-on experience in their academic field. In addition, students were shown how to prepare for life after Wright State, with tips for achieving career and graduate school goals. It was an enlighteming afternoon with the Department of...

Nov 24, 2015

The French Club celebrated the Holiday season on Saturday November 21, 2015 at Professor Daddah's house. Professors Daddah and Abadie cooked a traditionnal French meal with the students. The feast included some "oeufs mimosa" (hard boiled eggs with homemade mayo),  goat cheese and apple salad, French onion soup with homemade cheese croutons, roasted chicken with fresh herbs and grilled root vegetables and the traditional crepes. Miam!  It was a great opportunity to speak French and enjoy...

Nov 20, 2015
Wright State University researchers are developing new software that can detect cyberbullying. The new software can search social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, and detect messages that may be offensive or hurtful — and then alert the person who’s being targeted. …
Nov 18, 2015

The oldest German Club in the Miami Valley, the Dayton Liederkranz-Turner Club, celebrated its 125th anniversary on Saturday, November 14, 2015. Dr. Elfe Dona, Dr. Renate Sturdevant, and students from the WSU German Club prepared for this event by learning German folk dances under the instructions of Lois Lynch. They have met every Monday evening during this fall semester to practice German folk dance. It was an honor to be part of this wonderful occasion. After a welcome b...

Nov 18, 2015

On Monday, November 16 , Amira Orr's ARA 3110 class (Arabic Conversation) went to an Authentic Middle Eastern restaurant "Yaffa Grill" where they were able to practice ordering in a restaurant in the target language in a culturally appropriate manner. The students enjoyed the different Middle Eastern dishes, such as: Kufta, Kabab, Shawarma, Shish Tawook, Hummus, Falafal, Taboulee, Kebbeh, Lebaneh Salad, and Pita.

Nov 18, 2015
Associate political science professor Vaughn Shannon’s research interests include international security, Middle East politics and political psychology.
Nov 17, 2015

November 19, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m in the Millett Hall Atrium Dr. Jones will present "Exploring African American Women in the Media."

Nov 16, 2015
Kristin Sobolik, dean of Wright State’s College of Liberal Arts, talks about the modernization and expansion of the Creative Arts Center, home of the university’s performing and fine arts programs. The CAC project includes renovating existing classrooms, studio spaces, labs …
Nov 16, 2015
Wright State art student Aileen Cave finds purpose in painting after a career in banking and law.
Nov 13, 2015

On November 8, 2015, in honor of St. Martin, a protector of children and patron of the poor, the Dayton German Club, Liederkranz-Turner, hosted a fun-filled afternoon and
evening celebrating a century-old German tradition. Children and their families built their own lanterns at the Liederkranz-Turner Clubhouse and after a wonderful meal they paraded with Dr. Sturdevant from Wright State University and Louise Gaertner of Liederkranz-Turner behind St. Martin and his horse through...