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Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: WSU’s Founding Faculty

In 1964, a small group of young faculty, some from Ohio State and some from Miami University, were recruited to come help establish a new branch campus for their respective schools. Known simply at the time as the “Dayton Campus … Continue reading






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Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: Inaugural Class of School of Medicine

In honor of today’s graduation ceremony for the Boonshoft School of Medicine, we thought we would share this video from the School of Medicine’s First Convocation, which took place onĀ  September 14, 1976. Congratulations to members of the Class of … Continue reading






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Wright State’s 50th/National Poetry Month Mash-Up: “Remember When”

In honor of National Poetry Month, as we celebrate Wright State’s 50th anniversary it seems most appropriate to share a poem written by one of WSU’s founding administrators on the eve of his retirement from Wright State. Dr. Howard Bales … Continue reading






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