Monthly Archives: January 2013

WSU honored as one of nine universities to receive a grant from AAUW

((Excerpt)) Too often, men and women do not realize the issue of the wage gap. According to Behind the Pay Gap, research published by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), women are earning roughly $7,600 per year less than … Continue reading

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WSU prof saves Kroger more than $170 million

((Excerpt)) A Wright State University professor is among six finalists worldwide competing for the prestigious Franz Edelman Award for his work developing a way for Kroger pharmacies to more accurately predict what customers will need. Kroger is already saving more … Continue reading

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WSU professor who saved Kroger millions a finalist for top prize

((Excerpt)) A Wright State University engineering professor, who helped Kroger Co. save $150 million annually through improved pharmacy logistics, is one of six finalists for a national research award The Franz Edelman Award for achievement in operations research will announce … Continue reading

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Men’s basketball falls to Detroit

Sophomore guard Reggie Arcenaux dives after a loose ball in the Raiders Jan. 30 loss to Detroit.

An 11-0 Detroit run late in the second half broke open a one-point contest as the Wright State men’s basketball team fell 83-76 to the Titans Continue reading

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Wright State, Central State partner to establish joint undergraduate-graduate study pathways

Photo of Central State President Cynthia Jackson Hammond and Wright State President David R. Hopkins

…will enable Central State undergraduate students to take master’s-level classes at Wright State, allowing them to combine credits from both schools. Continue reading

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Wright State grad is production designer on top winner at Sundance Film Festival

Wright State grad is production designer on top winner at Sundance Film Festival

A film whose production designer is Wright State graduate Hannah Beachler captured the top two prizes at the Sundance Film Festival, the premier showcase for independent film. Continue reading

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The Circle of Life in the Theatre

Gaston on stage in Shrek The Musical, is among several alumni who were recently on national tours of Beauty and the Beast, Wicked, Elf, and White Christmas.

When Shrek The Musical left town on Sunday, two Wright State alumni – Jeremy Gaston as “The Donkey” and Tiffani Robbins as “The Ugly Duckling” – traveled to their next stop on tour… Continue reading

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Men’s basketball drops 55-49 decision to UIC

The blackout game crowd at the Wright State University Nutter Center.

The Wright State men’s basketball team could not overcome a 12-point halftime deficit as the Raiders fell to UIC 55-49 Saturday night at WSU’s Nutter Center. Continue reading

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Ciara Black—a student voice for students

Photo of Ciara Black

The odds of going to college seemed stacked against her… Continue reading

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Wright State’s snowy day

Wright State's snowy day

The snow came fast and furious on the morning of Jan. 25 covering campus with a frosty white blanket… Continue reading

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