Monthly Archives: July 2012

No Shelf Required: Sue Polanka is Wright State’s globetrotter for eBook truth

Photo of Sue Polanka, head of reference and instruction for the Wright State Libraries

Nine days, six presentations, four cities, 20,000 miles and an airplane ride every day except one. Continue reading

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Colleges asked to ban tobacco on campus

((Excerpt)) State law currently prohibits smoking within 25 feet of building entrances and inside all buildings. Wright State University and the University of Cincinnati recently reviewed their smoking policies, which follow state law, and students or faculty did not favor … Continue reading

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Dayton Ohio RTA’s Anthony Whitmore Recognized for Humanitarian Work by Wright State

((Excerpt)) Whitmore looks at awards the same way, not really wanting much attention for a recent award from Wright State University as its 2012 International Student Advocate: “I’m humbled. I don’t really do things for appreciation,” he said. “I was… … Continue reading

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Ohio State University President Gordon Gee, faculty bring traveling tour to Wright State

Photo of Ohio State University President Gordon Gee and Wright State President David R. Hopkins.

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee and a host of faculty and administrators from the university visited Wright State to network and explore new partnerships. Continue reading

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WSU conductor’s podium renovated

((Excerpt)) Wright State University’s newly renovated Ben and Marian Schuster concert hall will have a special new podium, thanks to the efforts of three dedicated woodworkers. “We have a faculty member, Dr. In-Hong Cha, who is a professor of violin … Continue reading

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Wright State Saxophone Quartet strikes a chord in Scotland

Photo of the saxophone quartet

The quartet traveled to St. Andrews, Scotland, to participate in the World Saxophone Congress. Continue reading

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Wright State’s Wilbur Wright exhibit at Carillon Park

((Excerpt)) The history of the invention of the airplane more often than not brings to mind the Wright Brothers – Wilbur and Orville – and their innovative developments leading to the legendary event of the first heavier-than-air, controlled and powered … Continue reading

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AskMen bio about former Wright State student Nicole Scherzinger

((Excerpt)) Nicole Scherzinger Biography Nicole Elikolani Prescovia Scherzinger was born on June 29, 1978, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is of Hawaiian, Filipina and Russian descent, and comes from a large family of entertainers — her mother, Rosemary, was a professional … Continue reading

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Pre-college campers getting education in Discovery, Odyssey

Photo of pre-college students in the Camp Discovery Video class.

he Office of Pre-College Programs offers a wide variety of week-long learning opportunities for K–12 students “camping” at Wright State… Continue reading

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Wright State selects new medical dean

((Excerpt)) FAIRBORN — Wright State University has a new dean for its Boonshoft School of Medicine, selecting Dr. Marjorie Bowman from the University of Pennsylvania. Bowman, who begins Oct. 1, is a professor and founding chair of Penn’s Department of … Continue reading

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