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Geology gem

Wright State’s David Schmidt’s knowledge of geology history a hit with the community
David Schmidt in his office

Wright State’s David Schmidt finds welcoming audience for research on how geology has influenced the Dayton region’s history. Continue reading

Grand scan

Wright State’s PET/CT scanner puts university at forefront of medical-diagnostic research
Nasser Kashou at computer

PET/CT scanner, which will be housed in the new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building, puts Wright State at forefront of medical-diagnostic research. Continue reading

Fewer tests, more patient involvement key to lowering health care costs, says Wright State physician

Roberto Colon

Boonshoft School of Medicine educators and practitioners work with students to changing physician practices to reduce waste. Continue reading

Collaboration between Wright State and Johns Hopkins may lead to new treatments for sepsis patients

Mark Rich in lab

Wright State neuroscientists are collaborating with clinicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine to determine whether they can help paralyzed patients after overcoming sepsis infection. Continue reading

Wright State names Madhavi Kadakia professor and chair of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Madhavi Kadakia in lab

Madhavi P. Kadakia has been appointed chair of Wright State’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Continue reading

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS expands

Amelia Hubbard headshot

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS disciplines enjoys exponential growth in the past year. Continue reading

Subterranean salute

Wright State’s Shannon family witnesses annual Dutch Christmas Eve tribute to World War II liberators
Vaughn Shannon and Mandy Shannon

Wright State’s Shannon family travel to Netherlands to witness an annual Dutch Christmas Eve tribute to World War II liberators. Continue reading

Perfectly logical

Wright State’s Erik C. Banks authors philosophy book on Realistic Empiricism
Realistic Empiricism of Mach, James and Russell cover

Philosophy professor Erik Banks published book on Austrian physicist Ernst Mach, American psychologist William James and British philosopher Bertrand Russell. Continue reading

Prison prism

Wright State’s Karen Lahm warns of violent behavior among female inmates
Karen Lahm in her office

Sociology professor Karen Lahm has spent her career studying prisons and their populations and most recently researched female inmate misconduct. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts faculty to discuss research at conference Feb. 9

Paul Lockhart

College of Liberal Arts faculty will discuss their research, ranging from a Prophet Moses Festival in Jerusalem to musical theatre to Dayton during World War I, at a conference Feb. 9. Continue reading