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Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: New Book!

Throughout the year of 2017, Special Collections & Archives will help celebrate Wright State University’s 50th anniversary with a series of posts honoring the university’s history. We will explore our past through the use of historical resources available in the … Continue reading






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In Memoriam: Dr. Lewis K. Shupe

It is with very heavy hearts that we would like to acknowledge the passing of Dr. Lewis K. Shupe, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Communication at Wright State University. Lew was a great friend and mentor to many, and … Continue reading






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WRIGHTSTOCK: The Festival of Life

Over the years I’ve heard many references to an infamous event in WSU’s early history, namely the “Wrightstock” festival. I had never been able, however, to find much documentation at all about this in the University Archives. Much of what … Continue reading






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