Monthly Archives: September 2012

Wright State professor has role in next Mars mission

Concept illustration of the MAVEN spacecraft near Mars

The Department of Physics professor is a member of the science team for Mars MAVEN, next in line for a ride to the Red Planet. Continue reading

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Wright State to train African leaders

Photo of Vikram Sethi and Iyorwuese Hagher

Wright State University will host senior and up-and-coming leaders from African nations under a new agreement with an African leadership organization. Continue reading

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Don Mohr, Wright State’s first athletics director, passes away at 89

Mohr was the first inductee into the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame, in 1985. Continue reading

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Theatre season kicks off with a “Miracle”

Photo of a scene from "The Miracle Worker"

Wright State will open its 2012–13 theatre season with the Tony Award–winning play “The Miracle Worker.” Continue reading

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Wright State leads $1 million air vehicle research project

Photo of John Gallagher, associate professor of computer science

Wright State University will lead a $1 million project to develop computer aids for designing smart air vehicles that adapt to keep flying, even when damaged in flight. Continue reading

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Library staff poised to prep inventors for patent, trademark law change

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Wright State currently helps about 900 inventors a year. Continue reading

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Wright State offers new master’s degree in cyber security

Photo of Junjie Zhang, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science

Wright State University is responding to growing cyber threats with a new Master of Science degree in cyber security. Continue reading

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Hopkins credits university for Regional Leadership award

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The Dayton Business Journal has chosen President David R. Hopkins to receive the Regional Leadership Award for 2012. Continue reading

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Wright State photographer’s work to appear in art shows

Photo of trailer in park

Photographic art by Wright State senior photographer William “Will” Jones will be on display in two exhibitions in Ohio and Kentucky. Continue reading

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Memorial for former Wright State President Paige E. Mulhollan set for Oct. 5

Photo of Paige E. Mulhollan

Please join the Wright State University community for a celebration honoring the life of Wright State’s third president Paige E. Mulhollan Friday, October 5 at 1:00 p.m. in the Student Union Apollo Room. Continue reading

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