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2014 Employee Recognition Awards recipient list

Employee Recognition 2014

The 2014 Employee Recognition Awards recipient list: 45 Years Brian M. Kruger 40 Years Victoria Deschler Debra M. Hager Robert L. Kretzer Eileen F. Self 35 Years Katie Deedrick James E. Dobbins David F. Miller Michael L. Montag Sandra R. … Continue reading

Martial plan

Lake Campus black belt Giovanna Follo teaching self-defense classes
Giovanna Follo and her martial arts class

In addition to teaching sociology at Wright State’s Lake Campus, Giovanna Follo, a third-degree black belt, offers self-defense classes for students. Continue reading

French connection

Wright State’s Benjamin Hirt brings cheese making, artisanal foods into the teaching sphere
French instructor Benjamin Hirt shows off homemade cheese

Wright State French instructor Benjamin Hirt uses cheese making with French language lessons to help students better appreciate the history and culture of France. Continue reading

Wright State nursing professor wins federal research grant

Nursing professor Sherry Farra

Wright State nursing professor Sherry Farra will lead a three-year study on the impact of virtual reality training in newborn intensive care units. Continue reading

Camera calculus

Communication professor Elliot Gaines teaching water, wildlife video skills to science students
Elliot Gaines underwater

Wright State communication professor Elliot Gaines works to equip science students with the skills to effectively communicate science to the public. Continue reading

German guide

Wright State’s Dane Thor Daniel among U.S. research ambassadors for universities in Germany
Dane Thor Daniel

Lake Campus history professor Dane Thor Daniel selected by Germany’s national academic agency to serve as a research ambassador for universities in Germany. Continue reading

Rock and roll doctor

Engineering professor Joe Tritschler doubles as prolific musician
Joe Tritschler with guitar

Joe Tritschler has toured the world as a musician, built a home recording studio, earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and now teaches in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
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Peace offering

Wright State’s Carol Loranger develops online bibliography for Dayton Literary Peace Prize
Carol Loranger

Carol Loranger, chair of the Department of English Languages and Literatures, creates online bibliography on the winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Continue reading

In memoriam: Michael Cleary

Michael Cleary

Michael Cleary, former professor of management science in the Raj Soin College of Business, passed away Sept. 10. Continue reading

Julian G. Cambronero recognized with prestigious award in Spain, planned successful research conference in New York

Julian G. Cambronero, Ph.D. speaking in his birth town of Manzanares, Spain after receiving the “Hijo Predilecto de la Ciudad” award.

The professor of biochemistry and molecular biology organized an international academic conference and received a prestigious award in his hometown in Spain. Continue reading