Monthly Archives: March 2012

Raider Recon—ROTC

Student reporter Lara Donnelly, host of the monthly video series Raider Recon, puts on her flak jacket and joins the Air Force ROTC for training. Continue reading

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Many local students may lose grant money

((Excerpt)) This summer, major changes to the 40-year-old federal Pell grant program will impact an estimated 145,000 low-income college students nationwide when narrowed eligibility requirements take effect. So far, college officials said they do not know how many of their … Continue reading

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Contemporary art from China on display at Dayton Art Institute

((Excerpt)) DAYTON — Lisa Morrisette says it was “almost like Christmas” when the dramatic pieces of art arrived in Dayton and were being carefully removed from their crates. The Wright State University adjunct professor — who specializes in Asian art … Continue reading

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Wright State Allumni Association reconnects with graduates

((Excerpt)) FAIRBORN — The Wright State Alumni Association is working to help more of the university’s 93,000 graduates find a way to reconnect. Fresh programs, events and volunteer opportunities have been created under the association’s new director, Greg Scharer. Read … Continue reading

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Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign cooks up a “recipe for success”

Following a record-breaking year in 2011, unit chairs for this year’s Campus Scholarship & Innovation Campaign (CSIC) hope they can whip up similar results. Continue reading

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Rescue Ready

Nurses soar in new flight and disaster response program
Photo of Karey Dufour at Calamityville

Working closely with the U.S. Air Force, Wright State has developed the nation’s first master’s program focused on flight and disaster nursing. Continue reading

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Is your body language costing you a promotion?

((Excerpt)) “Half or more of all communication is nonverbal,” says Todd Dewett, a management professor at Ohio-based Wright State University. “Professionals are stressed. They are multitasking. They face many competing demands. Consequently, while they might sometimes be focused on using … Continue reading

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Chinese fiber art comes to Dayton

((Excerpt)) Changing Landscapes, the first exhibition of contemporary Chinese fiber art to travel to the U.S., has its only Midwest stop at Dayton Art Institute, opening Saturday and continuing through June 17. Maya Lin’s installation piece “Flow” is being shown … Continue reading

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Wright State students spend break helping out in Athens area

((Excerpt)) During a week when the vast majority of Ohio University students hightailed it out of Athens for spring break, a group of college students from another institution picked our county as their spring break destination. But they didn’t come … Continue reading

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Wright State campus planner dies while trail biking

Michael Schulze, 58, was employed at the 
school for 37 years.

((Excerpt)) FAIRBORN — Michael Schulze, who was instrumental in helping design new buildings and plan growth at Wright State University, died while trail biking at a park near the university. Mr. Schulze, of Beavercreek, worked at Wright State for 37 … Continue reading

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