Monthly Archives: March 2012

Wright State hosts 12th Trebuchet Competition

Hundreds of high school hurlers lay siege to Nutter Center Arena
Photo of competitors at Trebuchet contest

Wright State held its 12th annual Trebuchet Competition today for high school teams from around Ohio. More than 200 students from 36 teams converged on the Wright State University Nutter Center to set up miniature hurling machines that they designed … Continue reading

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Peter K. Lauf, M.D., professor emeritus, physiology & biophysics, pathology, has been selected by the American Physiological Society to participate in its “Living Legends in Physiology History” project. The Society encourages its members to interview senior physiologists at their institutions … Continue reading

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BioSTAR steers undergraduate toward research

On his way to a career in biomedical sciences, Orly Leiva is following a star

Part of the series: Opening Doors

Photo of Orly Leiva

On his way to a career in biomedical sciences, Orly Leiva is following a star. Continue reading

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Wright State students march, rally in memory of Trayvon Martin

Photo of Jarrod Williams speaking to the crowd.

About 80 people, mostly students, gathered in front of the Wright State University Student Union around lunch to march and rally to stop violence Friday, March 30. Continue reading

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Wright State students coordinating blue hue for autism

Wright State University's Student Union lit blue

The Wright State University Nutter Center typically glows green and gold at night but in April it will be bathed in blue in support of Autism Speaks’ national campaign, Light It Up Blue. Continue reading

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Personal income grows at fatest rate during recession

((Excerpt)) Personal incomes in Ohio grew last year at a faster rate than at any time since the recession. Income for all people from all sources, including wages, investments, even welfare and unemployment benefits, rose by 4.6 percent in 2011 … Continue reading

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Allergy-proof your home

((Excerpt)) Your home should be a haven away from allergy triggers. And fortunately, it can be. There are plenty of things you can do inside your home to reduce allergen levels, from cleaning and vacuuming regularly to keeping humidity levels … Continue reading

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World-renowned percussionist to perform April 2

Photo of Bob Becker with Drums

The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the newly renovated Schuster Hall of the Creative Arts Center on Wright State’s Dayton campus. Continue reading

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Take 5 campaign kicks off at Wright State

Photo of hand with the words "Take 5" written on the palm

Wright State University students returning from Spring Break were greeted with huge window graphics across campus promoting “Take 5.” Continue reading

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“Sister M.D.” to speak at the Boonshoft School of Medicine March 30

Sister Mary Diana Dreger, O.P., M.D., will discuss the practice of virtue in the practice of medicine
Photo of Sister Mary Diana Dreger

Sister Mary Diana Dreger will show how a return to Judeo-Christian virtues in medical practice is essential if medicine is to retain its historic spirit of life-affirmation and healing. Continue reading

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