Monthly Archives: February 2013

Writers panel to launch Women’s History Month

Writers panel to launch Women’s History Month

March marks the beginning of Women’s History Month and Wright State is kicking off its celebration by playing host to a panel of four local women… Continue reading

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Political science experts team up for book on corruption

Photo of political science professor Charles Funderburk with the book Political Corruption in Comparative Perspective, which he and six other faculty members partnered to produce.

When political science professor Charles Funderburk came up with the idea to write a book on political corruption, several other Wright State faculty members expressed… Continue reading

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Two Wright State Filmmakers Reinvent Their Approach for “Reinvention Stories,” a Web Documentary

((Excerpt)) Filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar (Personal Belongings, POV 1996) documented the effects of the recession in Ohio in their Oscar-nominated 2009 film, The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant, but Reinvention Stories is new to their body … Continue reading

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Wright State med students on same frequency

Avash Kalra and Lakshman Swamy while taping an episode of Radio Rounds.

The Wright State University medical students who produce and host Radio Rounds aren’t going to try to heal you over the air—or the Internet… Continue reading

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CSIC sets new record

Faculty and staff giving campaign generates over $550,000
CSIC sets new record

As 2012 came to a close, Wright State’s Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign (CSIC) became the most successful in the university’s history… Continue reading

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Wright State to host first Ohio Latino Education Summit

Wright State to host first Ohio Latino Education Summit

Steps to strengthen the educational system for Latinos will be the focus of a first-of-its-kind Ohio summit at Wright State University that will draw lawmakers, teachers, administrators and students.

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Wright State grad finds a publishing home

((Excerpt)) Mindee Arnett, soon-to-be newly published author, says she owes her youthful epiphany (that she could write stories) to her sixth-grade teacher in Kettering. “I always loved to read from the time I was a little girl,” Mindee says, “and … Continue reading

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Innovative Tools—And Long-Term Funding—Needed to Transform Undergraduate Science Education

((Excerpt)) Nathan Klingbeil and his colleagues at Wright State University have found a way to double the graduation rate of engineering students. The key element is modifying how and when calculus is taught, so that it is not a barrier … Continue reading

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26 Wright State Physicians, faculty of the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine named 2013 Best Doctors in America

Boonshoft School of Medicine

Twenty-six Wright State Physicians and faculty of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine were named to the 2013 Best Doctors® in Americalist. Continue reading

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Wright State medical students volunteer their time to rebuild New Orleans

((Excerpt)) An estimated 26 million people will descend on New Orleans in 2013; according to a report by the Tourism Industry Association and the Louisiana Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism, and 52 students from WSU’s Boonshoft School of Medicine … Continue reading

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