Monthly Archives: February 2014

SCALE Model: Super active learning method pioneered in College of Engineering and Computer Science

Travis Doom in SCALE-UP classroom

Computer science and engineering professor Travis Doom has pioneered Student Centered Active Learning Environment, or SCALE-UP, an innovative classroom environment. Continue reading

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Famed physicist Michio Kaku to speak at Wright State in Presidential Lecture Series

Michio Kaku

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku will discuss “Physics of the Future” as part of Wright State’s Presidential Lecture Series and Honors Institute on March 19 at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

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College of Nursing and Health to celebrate 40th anniversary with symposium, reception March 20

Lorraine Wright

The Wright State College of Nursing and Health will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a symposium on “The Art and Science of Nursing,” a lecture by nursing expert Lorraine Wright and a reception on March 20. Continue reading

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Co-director of ergonomics and Alzheimer’s care receives public service award

Govind Bharwani, Ph.D., co-director of ergonomics and Alzheimer’s care in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, received the American College of Health Care Administrators Public Service Award for demonstrating extraordinary commitment to the advancement of the professionalism of long-term … Continue reading

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Wright State is moving force behind national Association of Women in Psychology conference

Kathleen Malloy, Jennica Karpinski and Julie Williams

Wright State faculty and alumni are taking an active role in organizing and participating in next month’s national Association of Women in Psychology conference. Continue reading

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New director of Disability Services is on the job

Thomas Webb, a veteran disability services advocate focused on equal opportunity for all students, started this week as the new director of the Office of Disability Services. Continue reading

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Nerve center: New neuroscience researcher brings unique talents, perspective

Debra Ann Mayes

A stroke gave Wright State neuroscientist Debra Ann Mayes a unique perspective on rehabilitation, neurological therapy and regeneration. Continue reading

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The Science of Teaching Science: Wright State researchers work to change traditional model

Lisa Kenyon, Jeannette Loyer and Mackenzie English

Wright State researchers are helping change the traditional model for teaching science by making learning more meaningful for students and moving them into a higher form of reasoning. Continue reading

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Wright State Collegiate Chorale to perform at Carnegie Hall

Wright State University musicians will return to one of the world’s most prestigious concert venues when the Collegiate Chorale performs at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, Feb. 16. Continue reading

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