Monthly Archives: December 2012

Campus knitting circle brings warmth to those in need

Photo of Kim Owens and other members of the Wright State Knitting Circle.

Part of a centuries-old tradition, a Wright State group has found a way to weave passion with charity. Continue reading

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New species of wasp named after Wright State entomologist

Photo of biology professor John Stireman flanked by students in his lab: (left to right) Zach Burington, Dan Davis, Stireman, Karen Pedersen and Tiffany Brown.

A strip of masking tape under his name on the office door identifies him as “Lord of the Flies.” Continue reading

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University of Maine’s Sobolik named dean of Wright State University’s College of Liberal Arts

Kristin D. Sobolik, an associate dean at the University of Maine, has been named dean of Wright State University’s College of Liberal Arts. Continue reading

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Engineering and Computer Sciences professor a finalist for the Franz Edelman Award

Biomedical, Industrial and Human Factors Engineering Associate Professor Xinhui Zhang, Ph.D., has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Franz Edelman Award. The purpose of the Franz Edelman competition is to bring forward, recognize and reward outstanding examples of … Continue reading

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Wright State’s “Healthy Steps” program to return

Photo of the Wright State University Nutter Center

They took steps in the right direction last winter—1.5 million steps, to be exact. Continue reading

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Russians visit Wright State to learn about university-industry partnerships

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Wright State will host a group of Russian educators this week who have come to the United States to examine the development of university-industry partnerships… Continue reading

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Wright State awarded over $1.3M in state funds for hundreds of new internships with local businesses

Wright State university students in engineering, computer science, agriscience and financial services will soon benefit from more than 100 new internships… Continue reading

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Wright State, Dayton area to benefit from expanded broadband research sharing system

“Governor, the network is operational,” came the Skype-delivered message via statewide videoconferencing. Excited about the moment, Ohio Governor… Continue reading

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Student on the Scene—Fuzz Therapy

Graphic logo for the Wright State Newsroom series Student on the Scene

Overwhelmed by final exams and term papers, students are often rendered stressed. On Dec. 10, 4 Paws for Ability brought to Wright State a cute… Continue reading

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Dayton Business Journal names Wright State’s Hopkins among most influential

Photo of Wright State University President David R. Hopkins

The Dayton Business Journal has named Wright State President David R. Hopkins as among its Top 12 Most Influential People of 2012 in the Dayton Region. Continue reading

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