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Poetic license

Wright State’s James Guthrie taking over as editor of prestigious journal on Emily Dickinson
James Guthrie holding the Emily Dickinson Journal

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
Scott Peterson with his book and a copy of the Sporting Life

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

Wright State launching business intelligence initiative to understand, engage and support students

(L-R) Steve Hayward, business intelligence analyst; Craig Woolley, chief information officer; Roy Lemaster, program analyst; Aaron Skira, senior institutional research analyst; Mark Polatajko, vice president for business and finance/CFO and Sasanska Prabhala, executive director for strategic information and business intelligence constituted the core team that built the Wright State business intelligence solution.

A first-of-its-kind business intelligence solution will provide Wright State leaders with access to accurate information that will help them plan, measure and make decisions. Continue reading

Joseph Keferl named dean of the College of Education and Human Services

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Joseph Keferl, a longtime Wright State faculty member, administrator and alumnus, will assume the position of dean in January and will begin serving as dean-elect in October. Continue reading

NIH awards Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers $2.8M grant to study craniofacial growth in pediatric patients

NIH awards Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers $2.8M grant to study craniofacial growth in pediatric patients

Researchers from the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine and several other universities received grant to conduct the largest study of craniofacial growth in different facial types in the world. Continue reading

Apocalypse now

Wright State’s Andrea Harris teaches course that explores social significance of zombie films in pop culture
Students watching zombie film

Wright State lecturer Andrea Harris teaches a course that explores the social significance of zombie films and television shows in pop culture. Continue reading

Radar dominance

Wright State’s Brian Rigling named top radar engineer
Brian Rigling in lab

Wright State engineering professor Brian Rigling honored as top radar engineer by world’s largest association of technical professionals. Continue reading

Documentary dynamite

Wright State’s Mai Nguyen helps chronicle plight of Vietnamese Americans in “Between Two Worlds”
Mai Nguyen in her office

Mai Nguyen, director of the Asian/Hispanic/Native American Center, is one of the local Vietnamese Americans featured in “Between Two Worlds,” a documentary produced by ThinkTV. Continue reading

Igor Elman named professor and chair of psychiatry at the Boonshoft School of Medicine

Igor Elman headshot

Igor Elman comes to Wright State from Harvard Medical School and is an expert in treating chemical and behavioral addictions, psychosis and PTSD. Continue reading

Puppy love

Wright State’s Regina Willen proves that petting is instrumental in reducing stress in shelter dogs
Regina Willen with dog

Wright State researchers find that petting for as little as 15 minutes a day is instrumental in reducing stress of dogs in animal shelters. Continue reading