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Apr 29, 2016
An in-depth review of Tom Hanks's whirlwind visit to Dayton and Wright State University.
Apr 21, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough discussed the legacy of Wilbur and Orville Wright during a master class at Wright State April 19.
Apr 20, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough discussed the Wright brothers' legacy during a master class at Wright State.
Apr 19, 2016
Acclaimed actor, producer and director Tom Hanks paid a visit to Wright State University to dedicate the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures.
Nov 9, 2015
The ambassador of India to the United States toured the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building, Special Collections and Archives and the Raj Soin College of Business and gave a talk at a reception at Wright State.
Oct 7, 2015
Excerpt Former Dayton Daily News columnist Dale Huffman left more than $250,000 following his death to set up a charitable fund to provide annual help to the Wright State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives, Dayton Foundation officials announced. The …
Oct 2, 2015
Exposing writers to Wright State's Special Collections and Archives and Dayton's rich aviation legacy promotes increased interest, tourism and more efforts to preserve that history.
Sep 25, 2015
Wright State will celebrate the innovative spirit of its namesakes and researchers working on campus today with the annual Wright Brothers Day Oct. 8.
Sep 8, 2015
Excerpt We’ve read a lot lately about how the digital world is changing the business of collecting and preserving the past. What does the saving of history look like in the future? We had a discussion about it with Dawne …
Jun 2, 2015
Excerpt Before they invented the airplane — before they even ran a business fixing bicycles — the Wright brothers wrote and published newspapers, of all things. As printers between 1889 and 1899, the brothers followed and wrote about local events …

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