Monthly Archives: April 2012

Wright State community enjoys first April Craze

Photo of Wright State football players and cheerleaders hamming it up at April Craze.

Replacing May Daze due to the transition from quarters to semesters, April Craze continues the tradition… Continue reading

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Earth Day at Wright State photo gallery

2012 Earth Day at Wright State

Whether you took a walk in the Wright State Woods, pitched in during the Army ROTC Campus cleanup or did something green on your own… Continue reading

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Wright State students serve Katrina survivors on Spring Break

The trip was the culmination of a UVC service-learning class in which students studied the financial, social and psychological effects of Katrina on people and communities within New Orleans.

When hurricane Katrina tore through New Orleans, thousands of people were killed, injured or displaced. Continue reading

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For kids, natural disasters can whip up worries

((Excerpt)) Kids who have grown up in today’s media-saturated environment are more prone to be affected by news of disaster, said Todd Walker, a psychologist in private practice in Cincinnati and a member of the clinical faculty of the Wright … Continue reading

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Experts say graduation rate data flawed

((Excerpt)) While Sinclair has consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top community colleges, it has a graduation rate of 9 percent. Ohio’s four-year schools have a graduation rate of about 60 percent, and for two-year schools it’s 9 percent. … Continue reading

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How to Build a Better Operator

((Excerpt)) Driven by operating companies, which are primarily in petroleum, the center also counts among its members three of the major control system suppliers: ABB, Emerson and Yokogawa. The group was founded at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, which … Continue reading

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Wright State’s president “jailed,” “bailed” for charity

Hopkins trades pinstripes for prison stripes to support March for Babies
Photo of President Hopkins in fake prison garb for a March of Dimes fundraiser

Wright State President David Hopkins briefly traded pinstripes for prison stripes on Friday, April 27—all in the name of healthier babies. Continue reading

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Photo contest captures outdoor beauty of Wright State

Runner up: Ellyn Polander–"Lake Beauty"

Whether it’s a dramatic picture of some sudden spring weather rolling in, or the serene beauty of colorful flowers in bloom… Continue reading

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Wright State hosts Ohio Civil Rights Commission

Photo of the the Ohio Civil Rights Commission's visit to Wright State University.

Students at Wright State University not only got a rare chance to see the Ohio Civil Rights Commission in action, they also got some career tips. Continue reading

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Wright State students to perform “The Laramie Project” in unique show

Photo of Matthew Shepard, who died as a result of an attack in Wyoming in 1998.

Wright State University’s Department of Theatre, Dance & Motion Pictures is hosting a public reading of The Laramie Project Sunday, April 29, at 7 p.m… Continue reading

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