Faculty Profile

Symphony scribe

Wright State lecturer Dennis Loranger turns program prose for Dayton Philharmonic into art form
Wright State music historian Dennis Loranger likely knows more about the music and the composer than anyone else.
Faculty Profile

Language lion

Wright State English professor John Haught helps Honduran university with English curriculum as part of Fulbright scholarship
John Haught returned to Honduras, where spent 10 years of his life, to develop a new curriculum and strategies that focus on communicative language teaching.
Student Profile

Courage for the future

Brianna Brown, a senior majoring in crime and justice studies at Wright State, hopes to work with the FBI or help juveniles in the criminal justice system.
Alumni Profile

Volcanic voyage

Wright State alum and Philippines native Jamaica Siroky brings literature and poetry to life for high school students
After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wright State, Jamaica Siroky teaches at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School in Dayton.

Wright State Magazine

Hanks for the Memories

Academy Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hanks leaves lasting imprint on Dayton, Wright State University
Tom Hanks of Forrest Gump/Saving Private Ryan fame was on campus, and excitement was at a fever pitch. Nearly 2,000 students, faculty, and staff had amassed outside Wright State University’s Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures on April 19 to catch …

From Wright State to Hollywood

Emmy Award–winning screenwriter Erik Bork (’89) reflects on his days as a motion pictures student and working with Tom Hanks

Collection Companions

Author David McCullough joined Tom Hanks in combing through rare Wright Brothers artifacts

Game Changers: Scott Nagy and Katrina Merriweather

New basketball coaches add to Raiders' winning tradition

Flight Test

Emmanuel Urquieta participates in a NASA mission simulating stresses of deep space exploration