Monthly Archives: May 2012

Wright State’s president goes on virtual road tour, visits with alumni

Photo of Wright State President David R. Hopkins at Wright State on the Road 2.0.

Hundreds of alumni from across the country listened to and interacted with Wright State President David R. Hopkins in the first virtual alumni event for the university. Continue reading

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Lightning-fast computers possible outcome of pioneering Wright State research

Photo of Dr. Lok Lew Yan Voon chair of the physics department at Wright State’s College of Science and Mathematics.

When it comes to the speed of processors that power our computers, the needle is stuck. A speed limit of sorts has been reached in processing data… Continue reading

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A Gap in College Graduates Leaves Some Cities Behind

((Excerpt)) Educational attainment lagged as a result, even as it became more critical to success in the national economy. “We were so wealthy for so long that we got complacent,” said Jane L. Dockery, associate director of the Center for … Continue reading

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Theatre dept. continues world premiere Dickens adaptation

Photo of a boy in medieval clothes with a basket and a crow.

Fifteen actors will play more than 30 characters in Wright State’s world premiere production of Barnaby Rudge: Part 2, 1780. Continue reading

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Collegiate Chorale prepares for World Choir Games

Group Photo of the Collegiate Chorale

Thousands of singers from around the world will descend on Cincinnati for the “Olympics of choral music,” and Wright State’s Collegiate Chorale will compete at the event’s highest level. Continue reading

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First Annual Supply Chain Conference lean on waste, heavy on promise

Photo of participants at the First Annual Supply Chain Conferece.

Earlier this spring, dozens of local and regional professionals charged with managing operations for their respective companies met to learn more about the fast-growing realm of supply chain management (SCM). Continue reading

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Mental health services fall short

((Excerpt)) The government needs to broadly improve its services and flow of information to the growing ranks of veterans suffering debilitating mental ailments from their war experiences, according to a chorus of voices inside and outside government. Larry James, dean … Continue reading

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Theatre design/technology students showcase projects

Photo of a display of set design sketches and models.

The program prepares students for a variety of backstage disciplines in the world of professional theatre. Continue reading

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Raider Recon—Personal training

Student reporter Lara Donnelly, host of the monthly video series Raider Recon, works on her abs, quads and cardio with an instructor from Wright State’s personal trainer program. Continue reading

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More head to college, even as tuition surges

((Excerpt)) The majority of Americans think college is too expensive for most people to afford — although the widely held opinion has not hindered skyrocketing enrollment or stopped virtually all parents from expecting their child go to college, new research … Continue reading

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