Monthly Archives: November 2014

Craig Woolley named Wright State’s chief information officer

Craig Woolley

Craig Woolley, assistant vice president at University of South Florida Information Technology, will join Wright State as chief information officer in January. Continue reading

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Jay Albayyari named dean of Wright State’s Lake Campus

Jay Albayyari

Jay Albayyari will assume the position of Lake Campus dean on July 1, 2015, and will begin as dean elect on April 1, 2015. Continue reading

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2014 International Education Award goes to Kirsten Halling

S. Narayanan, Kirsten Halling and Michelle Streeter-Ferrari

Associate French professor Kirsten Halling helped spur growth of Wright State’s French program, led French Immersion Days and nurtured appreciation of France. Continue reading

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Wright State English professor selected as Fulbright Scholar

Sally Lamping in class

Wright State English professor Sally Lamping will research the Australian education system and how it educates immigrants as a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar. Continue reading

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A Bronx tale

Newspaper veteran Ray Marcano teaching digital media to Wright State students
Ray Marcano

Newspaper veteran Ray Marcano is helping the next generation of journalists by teaching digital media to Wright State students. Continue reading

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Acting professor to play Scrooge in A Christmas Carol

Bruce Cromer, head of acting in the department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures, will once again play Ebenezer Scrooge in the annual Cincinnati Playhouse production of A Christmas Carol. This year marks Cromer’s tenth year in the role, preceded … Continue reading

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Brain power

Wright State’s Jim Olson bringing the study of neuroscience to young students across the nation
Jim Olson in his lab

Wright State researcher Jim Olson recognized for his work with Science Olympiad to promote neuroscience education in elementary and high schools around the country.
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Flipz trip

Communication students learn digital media skills with news website
DailyFlipz screenshot

Students in an advanced digital media class sharpen their journalism skills by reporting for a news site called DailyFlipz. Continue reading

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Boonshoft School of Medicine names Jeffrey Travers professor, chair of pharmacology/toxicology

Jeffrey Travers

Jeffrey Travers named professor and chair, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and professor, Department of Dermatology. Continue reading

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Acting natural

Jason Kaufman brings his theater, movie, television moves to Wright State
Jason Kaufman

After performing on the stage and in movies and TV, Jason Kaufman teaches acting to students hoping for careers on Broadway and in Hollywood. Continue reading

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