Recognition

Head of musical theatre initiatives directing show in London

Joe Deer honored with Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer, distinguished professor of musical theatre, director—musical theatre initiative and Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence  winner for 2013—directs and choreographs The Baker’s Wife at London’s Royal Central School of Speech and Drama for their graduate music theatre program with a … Continue reading

Theatre arts professor to perform at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey this summer

Bruce Cromer, professor of theatre arts, will play the title role in Ben Jonson’s farce, The Alchemist, at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey this summer. One of the top classical companies in the U.S., the STNJ has previously seen … Continue reading

Wright State professor invited to develop and present neuroscience education workshop at national conference

James E. Olson, Ph.D., professor of emergency medicine, and neuroscience, cell biology, and physiology, was invited by the Society for Neuroscience to develop and present a workshop on neuroscience education for grades 6 through college at the National Science Teachers … Continue reading

Co-director of ergonomics and Alzheimer’s care receives public service award

Govind Bharwani, Ph.D., co-director of ergonomics and Alzheimer’s care in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, received the American College of Health Care Administrators Public Service Award for demonstrating extraordinary commitment to the advancement of the professionalism of long-term … Continue reading

Acting professor active this season with Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Bruce Cromer, head of acting in theatre arts, is portraying Claudius in the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Hamlet, running through February 9.  He will resume the role of the murderous uncle to the Danish Prince, in Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead, … Continue reading

University College academic director to speak at national conference

Gerald Nelms, academic director of developmental writing with University College, will speak at the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), a national conference on plagiarism in Indianapolis on March 19. Nelms will present during the session “Plagiarism as Educational … Continue reading

Joe Deer honored with Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer receives Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer, head of Wright State’s Musical Theatre program, received the Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence during Fall Commencement Dec. 14. Continue reading

Counselor education professor receives Ohio Counseling Association award for excellence in research and writing

Rick Wantz, Ed.D., professor of counselor education and mental health counselor education program advisor, received the Ohio Counseling Association (OCA) Award for excellence in research and writing in the field of counseling. The award is given to an individual who has … Continue reading

Steven J. Berberich appointed associate provost for faculty and staff affairs

Steven J. Berberich, associate provost for faculty and staff affairs

Steven J. Berberich has been appointed associate provost for faculty and staff affairs. Continue reading

Therese Zink named chair of Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine

Boonshoft School of Medicine

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine has named Therese M. Zink, M.D., M.P.H., chair of its Department of Family Medicine, effective Jan. 20, 2014. Continue reading