Monthly Archives: September 2012

Raider Connect bringing better enrollment services

Digitally altered photo of temporary Raider Connect location in Pathfinder Lounge

The registrar, student accounts and financial aid student services are about to become a one-stop service for Wright State students. Continue reading

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Wright State gets $1M grant for drone research

((Excerpt)) Researchers at Wright State University are about to start a program that will make drones think together and even fix themselves. The university just got a $1 million grant to research drones for commercial and military uses. The professor … Continue reading

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Cities relying more on temporary workers

((Excerpt)) DAYTON — A significant loss of public sector jobs since the Great Recession has led city governments to rely more heavily on temporary employees to deliver basic services. Dayton has shed 306 full-time jobs and $23 million in personnel … Continue reading

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Varandani Memorial Lecture canceled

The 25th anniversary of the Partab T. Varandani Memorial Lecture, which was scheduled for noon on Friday, Sept. 28, in Gandhi Auditorium in White Hall, has been cancelled. Jack E. Dixon, Ph.D., one of the most influential biochemists of his … Continue reading

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Don Mohr, Wright State’s first athletics director, passes away at 89

Mohr was the first inductee into the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame, in 1985. Continue reading

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Foster background, work ethic yields success for Wright State student

photo of Jessica Lane

Jessica Lane credits her success largely to the motivation instilled in her by her foster grandmother. Continue reading

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Theatre season kicks off with a “Miracle”

Photo of a scene from "The Miracle Worker"

Wright State will open its 2012–13 theatre season with the Tony Award–winning play “The Miracle Worker.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Photos, Special Categories, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Wright State selected for drone research project

((Excerpt)) Wright State University has been chosen by the National Science Foundation to head a three-year research project to develop smart air vehicles that can repair themselves in flight. Read more at bizjournals.com

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Wright State wordsmiths published in literary journal

Photo of the cover of the Fogdog Review

Published by the Department of English, “The Fogdog Review” showcases some of Wright State’s most creative and articulate literary minds. Continue reading

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Wright State leads $1 million air vehicle research project

Photo of John Gallagher, associate professor of computer science

Wright State University will lead a $1 million project to develop computer aids for designing smart air vehicles that adapt to keep flying, even when damaged in flight. Continue reading

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