Monthly Archives: December 2012

Campus knitting circle brings warmth to those in need

Photo of Kim Owens and other members of the Wright State Knitting Circle.

Part of a centuries-old tradition, a Wright State group has found a way to weave passion with charity. Continue reading

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New species of wasp named after Wright State entomologist

Photo of biology professor John Stireman flanked by students in his lab: (left to right) Zach Burington, Dan Davis, Stireman, Karen Pedersen and Tiffany Brown.

A strip of masking tape under his name on the office door identifies him as “Lord of the Flies.” Continue reading

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Happy holidays Wright State University

Happy holidays Wright State University

May your holidays be filled with peace, joy and goodwill to all men and women. Continue reading

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University of Maine’s Sobolik named dean of Wright State University’s College of Liberal Arts

Kristin D. Sobolik will assume her new post Jan. 7. She replaces Charles Taylor, who retired.

Kristin D. Sobolik, an associate dean at the University of Maine, has been named dean of Wright State University’s College of Liberal Arts. Continue reading

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New journal spotlights undergraduate research

Explorations: Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity at Wright State University is a new publication featuring research by Wright State undergraduate researchers.

How to win in the stock market, how to cope with domestic violence, and how to integrate premature babies into family life. Continue reading

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Wright State’s “Healthy Steps” program to return

Photo of the Wright State University Nutter Center

They took steps in the right direction last winter—1.5 million steps, to be exact. Continue reading

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Procter & Gamble partners with Wright State for internships

((Excerpt)) Cincinnati-based consumer products company Procter & Gamble will partner with Wright State University to offer internships to students with disabilities, according to university officials. The move will establish a direct connection between Wright State and P&G that could expand … Continue reading

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Russians visit Wright State to learn about university-industry partnerships

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Wright State will host a group of Russian educators this week who have come to the United States to examine the development of university-industry partnerships… Continue reading

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Ohio grants will fund college internships

((Excerpt)) In total, 10 colleges and 13 public or private universities will receive grants, which require matching funds from employers. The University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University and Wright State University will receive the highest amounts, at $1.8 million, $1.5 … Continue reading

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Wright State to award posthumous degree to former student

((Excerpt)) Wright State University today will recognize a “courageous” young woman who for three years pursued a bachelor’s degree even as a neurological disease rendered her deaf, legally blind and bound to a wheelchair. When Samantha Laux is honored at … Continue reading

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