Monthly Archives: January 2012

Solon schools claim victory at second Science Olympiad Invitational

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More than 1,500 students from 10 states competed in a variety of science events. Continue reading

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NW Ohio college prepares to open food pantries

((Excerpt)) Pantries are a way to help students stay in school longer, said Rebecca Fensler, who coordinates a pantry at Wright State University in Dayton, where many students are the first in their families to attend college. Wright State launched … Continue reading

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Wright State’s education program ranked No. 1 by U.S. News and World Report

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U.S. News & World Report has given Wright State University’s online master’s in Education degree program training teachers to be leaders in the field the No. 1 ranking in faculty credentials and training. Continue reading

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78,000 area residents live in food wastelands

((Excerpt)) Larry James, the dean of Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology, said many residents of low-income neighborhoods often do not have the transportation or the money to venture out of their communities. “If I don’t like what’s on … Continue reading

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VIDEO—Students Compete In Science Olympiad

((Excerpt)) FAIRBORN — More than 1,800 middle and high schoolers, representing 70 schools and 10 states all went for the gold Saturday. Wright State University hosted a science olympiad inviting bright middle and high school students to face off in … Continue reading

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Better-trained scientists will result from Wright State’s agreement with EPA

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Wright State University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development, enhancing their cooperative relationship. Continue reading

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Baseball holds First Pitch Banquet

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…current Cleveland Indians pitcher and former Wright State Raider great Joe Smith delivered the keynote speech…. Continue reading

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Commander of Joint Task Force Katrina to speak at Wright State University

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The man who led military relief efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina, was once called a John Wayne dude who gets stuff done, and is now on a mission to prepare America for future disasters will speak at Wright … Continue reading

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Wright State to host 2nd Science Olympiad invitational

Science Olympiad gives students the opportunity to compete in 46 science and engineering events.

102 teams will compete in this tournament compared to 76 teams last year. Continue reading

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Wright State hosts government officials from Iraq

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The delegation is touring the United States to study government transparency. Continue reading

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