Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wright State expands scholarships

((Excerpt)) Since 2006 Dayton CW’s Scholarship program has made the dream of college a reality for many high school graduates. Now Wright State University is investing $3 million in a new, expanded scholarship program designed to make a college education … Continue reading

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Dayton Business Journal names Wright State’s Hopkins among most influential

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The Dayton Business Journal has named Wright State President David R. Hopkins as among its Top 12 Most Influential People of 2012 in the Dayton Region. Continue reading

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DBJ names Top 12 Most Influential People of 2012

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins named to list

((Excerpt)) The Dayton Business Journal has named its list of the Top 12 Most Influential People of 2012 in the Dayton Region. This is a list of the people who have had an impact on the Dayton region through their … Continue reading

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New food provider to be chosen as Sodexo contract ends

((Excerpt)) Wright State could be welcoming a new food provider in June of 2013, as current provider Sodexo’s contract will expire. Sodexo has served as Wright State’s food provider since 1995, and has outbid other companies three times since then. … Continue reading

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Over 2,000 students earn degrees, praise at Wright State Fall Commencement

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Wright State University President David R. Hopkins praised students, parents, faculty members and other supporters Saturday, Dec. 15 at the university’s Fall Commencement. Continue reading

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Wright State hosts Ohio Physiological Society convention

Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine hosted the 27th annual meeting of the Ohio Physiological Society in October, bringing in more than 120 attendees from 14 Ohio universities. Continue reading

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Wright State researcher part of first human gene therapy approved in West

Photo of Wright State professor and researcher Kate Excoffon in a laboratory

The first human gene therapy approved for use in Europe owes its development in part to a Wright State University faculty member. Continue reading

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Educators debate proposed exam

((Excerpt)) Charlotte Harris, dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Wright State University, said she doesn’t necessarily agree with the assertion that teachers are being thrown into classrooms unprepared — at least not in Ohio. “We promote … Continue reading

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Psychology professor and former SOPP Dean Leon VandeCreek to retire

Like the roses he cultivates in his backyard, Leon VandeCreek’s work at Wright State University over the past 18 years is in full bloom. Continue reading

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English professor named one of Dayton’s Ten Top Women

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Mary Beth Pringle, Ph.D., teaches a wide variety of courses including introductory English, writing, contemporary fiction and women’s studies. Continue reading

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