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Nov 15, 2013
Wall Street Journal, November 10, 2013 Think that art school dooms graduates to a life of unemployment? The numbers paint a very different picture. CONTINUE READING AT WSJ.COM  
Nov 15, 2013
The eleventh annual Wright State French Immersion Day took place again in the Student Union on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. In attendance were 241 upper level high school French students from fourteen area high schools:  Oakwood, St. Xavier, Sycamore, Jonathan Alder, Anna, Dublin Scioto, Allen East, Miami East, Chaminade-Julienne, Finneytown, Franklin City, West Liberty-Salem, Arlington, and Kettering-Fairmont. All participating students signed a pledge to speak only French during a day of...
Nov 12, 2013
Rewriting the formula for college success. Enhancing learning through brain stimulation. Bringing numbers to life. Examining racial identity. Learning leadership secrets.
Nov 8, 2013
His college career was interrupted repeatedly by some powerful forces—the Air Force, presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the U.S. Department of Interior, and even the White House...
Nov 8, 2013
Guantanamo Bay. Terror suspects. Top Secret clearance. This was recently a way of life for Aaron Jenkins, a junior ROTC student...
Nov 7, 2013
On October 18, 2013, the French Business class students visited Dorothy Lane Market, located in Centerville. They met with Calvin Mayne, VP of Dorothy Lane Market. The visit included a tour of the supermarket, delivered by Calvin Mayne in French. The students enjoyed some delicious French food samples, and went through a French bread making demo while discussing the company’s marketing approach.  
Nov 5, 2013
Joseph Mason, Ph.D., the historian of the Air Force Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, received his M.A. in history from Wright State University in 1998, while serving as an aerospace engineer at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. He received his Ph.D. in history from Iowa University in 2004.  As an Air Force historian, he has worked at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, and later at headquarters, U.S. Central Command. During this time, Dr. Mason deployed to the Persian Gulf region to document...
Nov 5, 2013
Drew Swanson, an assistant professor of history, is the author of Remaking Wormsloe Plantation: The Environmental History of a Lowcountry Landscape (University of Georgia Press).  This book has recently been awarded the Malcolm Bell, Jr., and Muriel Barrow Bell Award by the Georgia Historical Society and has been recognized for "Excellence Using the Holdings of an Archives" by the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board.
Nov 4, 2013
Personal reflections by a survivor of Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass,” will highlight Wright State University’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the 1938 attacks in Nazi Germany against Jews.
Oct 31, 2013
Karen Lahm is using a grant College of Liberal Arts grant to examine inmate-on-inmate assaults and inmate-on-staff assaults at the Ohio Reformatory for Women from 2007-2012.  The data comes from official institutional conduct reports as reported by prison staff and officials.  There are a little over 500 of these reports to analyze: 300 inmate-on-inmate and a little over 200 inmate-on-staff.  These assaults can be physical, sexual, or an issue of harassment.  The data collected from these...


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