Monthly Archives: February 2012

Video—Beavercreek Building Pedestrian Bridge Over I-675

((Excerpt)) BEAVERCREEK –  It has been a barrier for years and now the community wants to fix it. Beavercreek will be putting in a pedestrian walkway that will connect Fairborn, by Wright State to Beavercreek, by the Fairfield Commons Mall. … Continue reading

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Public history symposium to feature Wright brothers’ relative

Photo of Amanda Wright Lane with Wright brothers reenactors.

The event gives community members from around the Dayton area an opportunity to explore the region’s fascinating past. Continue reading

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Raider Recon

Student reporter Lara Donnelly, host of the monthly video series Raider Recon, goes behind the scenes during preparations for the Wright State University senior Art Auction. Continue reading

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Video—Wright State Hosts Abilities Expo

((Excerpt)) WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY — Some students get a chance to experience what life is like for some of their classmates. The “Abilities Expo” at Wright State was an opportunity for people to understand what it’s like to be disabled. … Continue reading

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Wright State named one of nation’s top disability-friendly schools

Photo of physicaly disabled Wright State students talking in a classroom.

Wright State has been named among America’s top disability-friendly universities in a new nationally distributed book designed to help disabled high school students select a college. Continue reading

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State loans to create 50 new jobs at WSU, Senator says

((Excerpt)) The Ohio Development Financing Advisory Council has approved loans and assistance to four companies across Ohio, including the Wright State Applied Research Corp., part of the Wright State Research Institute, which will create 50 new jobs, according to State … Continue reading

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Wright State giving strong effort in RecycleMania competition

Photo of student Dan Baker recycling some paper in Allyn Hall.

Each week Wright State University recycles about 16,700 pounds of paper, glass, aluminum and plastic—approximately the same weight as eight Volkswagen Beetles. Continue reading

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Abilities Expo to educate students through fun

Photo of people usi g wheel chairs in obstacle course

Ever tried to steer a wheelchair through a maze of orange cones? Continue reading

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Wright State students work to improve design of artificial limbs for military veterans

Photo of two leg prosthetics

Artificial arms and legs can be the gift of freedom for military veterans who have lost limbs. Continue reading

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Students hit the catwalk in newspaper, trash bags and feathers

Photo of Wright State students striking a pose on the runway.

On Thursday, February 23 the University Activities Board’s hosted the third annual Project Runway. Continue reading

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