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Feb 24, 2015
Distinguished Visiting Artist Keith Lockhart has served as conductor of the Boston Pops since 1995 and principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra since 2010.
Feb 24, 2015
Conductor Keith Lockhart will teach master classes with School of Music students and conduct the "War Requiem" with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and Wright State Choirs.
Feb 17, 2015
Excerpt Wright State University’s Department of English Language and Literatures is relaunching a literary magazine, Mad River Review, says Dennis Loranger, lecturer in English and music. Dennis will also serve as the relaunched magazine’s editor. “Literary magazines tend to rise …
Feb 16, 2015

All members of the Wright State community are invited to attend the Pop-Up Colloquium on Digital Pedagogies taking place Friday, February the 20th, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, in 401 Millett Hall. This exciting colloquium will feature examples of assignments designed to take advantage of innovative software to enhance student learning, creativity, undergraduate research, and professional engagement.  English faculty members Crystal B. Lake and Lars Söderlund, along with Reference-...

Feb 6, 2015
College of Liberal Arts faculty will discuss their research, ranging from a Prophet Moses Festival in Jerusalem to musical theatre to Dayton during World War I, at a conference Feb. 9.
Jan 28, 2015
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Do you have friends or family members attending high school and thinking about college?

Encourage them to attend the WSU College of Liberal Arts "Pathways to Success" Open House on Monday, February 16, 2015, 8:30AM-12:30PM. February 16th is Presidents' Day and area high schools will not be in session, giving students the opportunity to visit with representatives from CoLA departments and programs, learn about various extra-curricular organizations, observe a class, visit the Creative...

Jan 27, 2015
Wright State plans to partner with a university in China to enroll its students in Wright State’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program.
Jan 23, 2015
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The Department of English is excited to announce the availability of graduate teaching assistanships for the 2015 fall term. Graduate teaching assistantships in English are awarded annually to students with a solid academic record, proven American English proficiency, and a strong teaching aptitude. Assistants teach two or three sections of freshman English (ENG 1100) during the two semesters of the regular academic year and must take a minimum of six hours of graduate course work during...

Jan 22, 2015
Valentine's Day Bake Sale

Every year, the English Club holds its Valentine’s Day Fundraiser to help support its events and workshops throughout the year. This year’s event is set to take place on Friday, Feb. 13 in the Millett Hall atrium from 9 am to 4 pm.
The fundraiser offers an array of homemade treats and gifts donated by members of the English Club. There are various baked goods and sweets available for purchase, and one unique aspect of this event is the assortment of homemade valentines which can be...

Jan 21, 2015
The College of Liberal Arts will recognize faculty members who published books and albums in 2014.