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Disaster area

Wright State’s Jim Gruenberg says disaster historians could strengthen relief efforts
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Jim Gruenberg, deputy director of Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville, says disaster historians can help communities prepare for and respond to emergencies. Continue reading

Wright State’s Julian Gomez-Cambronero lands visiting professorship at Harvard

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Professor Julian Gomez-Cambronero will serve as a visiting professor at Harvard as part of a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant. Continue reading

Lake effect

Wright State’s Bonnie Mathies leaving lasting legacy at Lake Campus
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As dean of Wright State’s Lake Campus, Bonnie Mathies oversaw surging enrollments, a nearly doubling of bachelor-degree programs and the purchase of nearly 40 acres for expansion. Continue reading

Tobacco road

Wright State’s Drew Swanson pens award-winning book based on his environmental journey
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New book by Drew Swanson, an assistant history professor at Wright State, was named the year’s best book on agricultural history by the Agricultural History Society.
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Engineering environment

High schools, universities embracing Wright State’s innovative engineering math curriculum model
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Wright State’s innovative Model for Engineering Mathematics, which redefines how calculus is taught to new engineering students, is spreading to other universities and high schools. Continue reading

Undergraduate tuition will not increase in Wright State FY16 budget

University budget proposal approved by Board of Trustees
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Wright State proposed its fiscal 2016 budget to the Board of Trustees as well as faculty, staff and students, a spending plan designed to build on the university’s successes and support its growth. Continue reading

Wright State staff member honored by largest diversity in higher education magazine

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Joyce Smith, administrative support coordinator for equity and inclusion, received the Diversity Visionary Award from Insight into Diversity magazine. Continue reading

Wright State sergeants graduated from supervisor training program

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Two Wright State police sergeants completed a state training program, preparing them to be better equipped to protect the Wright State community. Continue reading

Poetic license

Wright State’s James Guthrie taking over as editor of prestigious journal on Emily Dickinson
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Wright State English professor James Guthrie will assume the editorship of the Emily Dickinson Journal, the only publication devoted to her writing. Continue reading

League of their own

Wright State’s Scott Peterson chronicles historic 1890 baseball season in new book
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A new book by Wright State communication professor Scott Peterson examines a pivotal year in baseball’s history and the development of sports journalism. Continue reading