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Jun 29, 2016
“Pivotal Tuesdays: Four Elections that Shaped the 20th Century” is this year’s Common Text and will be distributed to students this summer during Orientation.
Jun 9, 2016
New dual undergraduate and graduate programs in teaching English to speakers of other languages are designed for both Wright State students and international students.
Jun 7, 2016
Students in this English and communication course also learned how to gather information and then marry words, images and sounds to communicate it.
May 10, 2016
Volunteers turned a vacant factory in a struggling East Dayton neighborhood into a green urban community garden.
Apr 25, 2016
Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center.
Apr 20, 2016
Carol Loranger believes that books can transform the world. “I’m a true believer. I really do believe that books can change people’s lives,” said Loranger, chair and associate professor of English language and literatures. “The idea that words can change …
Apr 12, 2016
When you hear the word swing, do you think of baseball or jazz? This week Wright State University will host the first national conference to explore the connections: “The Sultans of Swing: 100 Years of Baseball, Jazz and Short Fiction.” …
Apr 12, 2016
Crystal B. Lake asks her students to create something inspired by readings examining the role of weather in literature in a new course, Great Books and Bad Weather.
Apr 8, 2016
Looking for a way to release some of the stress caused by upcoming finals? Want to see what some of Wright State’s funniest students have crafted for their 5-minute sets? Then you need to come to this year's ENG 3010: Basics of Stand-Up Comedy final exam show! This year’s show will be held at the Dayton Funny Bone at The Greene, and all door proceeds will be donated to the English department Sr. English Major Scholarship. Performing this year are ENG 3010 students: Ashley Ark, Frank Browning,...
Apr 5, 2016
The Sultans of Swing conference features talks by cultural historians and baseball experts and a Wright State baseball game on April 14-15.

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