Monthly Archives: April 2013

Alumna’s latest book included on Oprah book list

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's new book Oleander Girl was named “One of 16 Books to Get Lost in this April" by Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club.

Wright State alumna Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s “Oleander Girl” was named “One of 16 Books to Get Lost in this April” by Oprah’s Book Club.
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Spring Commencement photo gallery

Nursing graduates pitched their customary confetti in celebration.

Wright State University honored more than 2,000 graduates during its spring 2013 commencement ceremony April 27 in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

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Wright State women’s bowling team places third at nationals

Fourth trip to nationals for Raiders in last five years

Excerpt The Raiders knew they were good – now, everyone else knows too. “The WSU bowling program is now recognized like the big name schools, and I’m so proud to be a Raider,” senior Shayna Kanemoto said. The Wright State … Continue reading

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Conquering Circumstances

Psychology student focused on achievement, changing lives of others, not her personal loss
Wright State psychology student Nautica Hereford is determined to succeed but insists on helping others too.

Nautica Hereford got the phone call we all fear. Her sister back home was on the other end of the line. Continue reading

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Wright State University trustees approve new budget

WSU biplane logo

The Wright State University Board of Trustees approved a $403 million operating budget for fiscal 2014 at its April 26 meeting. Continue reading

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Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence goes to Joe Deer

Joe Deer looks on as television and Broadway performer Debbie Gravitte teaches a masterclass during the Stephen Schwartzs Distinguished Visiting Artist event in March.

Joe Deer, a professor in Wright State University’s Department of Theatre Arts and head of the Musical Theatre program, has been honored with the Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence. Continue reading

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Nathan Klingbeil named dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Nathan Klingbeil named dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Nathan Klingbeil, who has spent 14 years as a teacher, researcher and administrator at Wright State’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, has been selected as the next dean. Continue reading

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Groundbreaking launches pioneering neuroscience-engineering building at Wright State University

Timothy Cope, Kenneth Gaines, Sudaram Narayanan, Lang Hong, Margaret Dunn, Amol Soin, Eloise Broner, David R. Hopkins, Michael Adams, Yi Li, Jim Pancoast, Joseph Slater and Robert Fyffe.

Wright State University broke ground on a new state-of-the-art laboratory building expected to become a beacon for translational neuroscience and engineering research. Continue reading

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International students flocking to Wright State’s English program

Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes course

Wright State’s English program offers myriad opportunities to students who want to learn English as a second language and teach it. Continue reading

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