Monthly Archives: May 2013

Wright State, Clark State to boost collaborative program

Excerpt Declaring the pilot stage of their collaboration successful, Clark State Community College and Wright State University are expanding a program. The Gateway Program, a project to facilitate transfer students from Clark State to Wright State through academic support services, enrolled its first 29 … Continue reading

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Program for Nigerian officials focuses on leadership skills

IDSE executive director Vikram Sethi (left) and African Leadership Institute founder Iyorwuese Hagher signed an agreement last September that led the way to the upcoming leadership training program.

Can meaningful international change begin in Dayton, Ohio? Iyorwuese Hagher, Ph.D., reminds us that it already has. Continue reading

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Spleems and tootles…a teacher’s best friends?

Research Assistant Sunny Finnegan (left) and Dr. Jason Fruth are studying potential benefits of the PAX Good Behavior Game.

“Spleems,” “tootles,” and a little harmonica could soon prove to be among a teacher’s most valuable classroom management tools. Continue reading

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Weather Channel coverage of the Science Olympiad at Wright State

Mousetrap Vehicle competition, Student Union Apollo Room, 2013 Science Olympiad National Tournament, May 18.

Among the hustle and bustle of of a few thousand Science Olympiad competitors, parents and coaches on Wright State’s Dayton campus May 17 and 18, a news crew from… Continue reading

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AAFP recognizes WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine with a Top Ten Award for working to meet the nation’s need for family physicians

AAFP President Jeff Cain, M.D., presents the AAFP Top Ten Award to Amanda Bell, M.D., WSU associate professor of family medicine (left), and Dean Marjorie Bowman, M.D., M.P.A.

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) honored the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine with a Top Ten Award for its consistent commitment… Continue reading

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Wright State grads among Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellows

Wright State grads among Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellows

Three Wright State University graduates are among the 2013 Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellows, selected as the top candidates who will prepare to teach science… Continue reading

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Video—Young Minds, AWESOME Ideas

The Weather Channel covered the Science Olympiad National Tournament at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Watch the video at weather.com

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WSU staff member describes taking shelter

Excerpt ames Brown and Andy Sedlak spoke with a Wright State University staff member who made the trip to Moore for her granddaughters graduation this week and ended up getting caught in the tornadoes there. Barb Cwirka is a program … Continue reading

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New dean of CECS plans to increase student opportunities

Excerpt Recently appointed Dean of Engineering and Computer Science Nathan Klingbeil, Ph.D., said he plans on adding more opportunities for students in order to create a higher graduation rate, and will strive to make Wright State the first choice for high … Continue reading

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Boonshoft School of Medicine graduating student and former teacher overcomes cancer, applies lessons learned to caring for kids

Casey McCluskey receives U.S. Public Health Service 2013 Excellence in Public Health Award
After leaving a career in teaching for medicine and beating cancer, McCluskey graduated from the Boonshoft School of Medicine in May.

For Casey McCluskey, the path to obtaining her medical degree has been a circuitous journey. Continue reading

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