Monthly Archives: September 2013

Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities spreading the word about new Health Insurance Marketplace

Boonshoft School of Medicine

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities is one of several community agencies involved in… Continue reading

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Wright Brothers Day celebrates innovative spirit

Wright brother impersonators

Wright State will celebrate the innovative spirit of both of its namesakes and its researchers on campus with Wright Brothers Day on Monday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., in the Student Union Atrium. Continue reading

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Breakthrough sensor research could detect viruses quickly

Excerpt Technology being developed by Wright State University researchers has the potential to detect new flu viruses at public sites such as airports, immediately alerting health officials to their arrival and reducing the possibility of an outbreak, school officials said. … Continue reading

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Wright State prof honored

From the Dayton Daily News: Julian Gomez-Cambronero, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, has been named the Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research, the university announced. Named after Wright State’s … Continue reading

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Wright State Research Institute hires nationally recognized neuroscientist

Prior to joining WSRI, Weisend served as an assistant professor of translational neuroscience at The MIND Research Network in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Wright State Research Institute has hired renowned neuroscientist Michael Weisend, Ph.D., as a senior research scientist… Continue reading

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Raiders predicted to be basketball bracket buster

Wright State players celebrate their 56-54 semi-final win over Detroit  in the Horizon League Basketball Men's Championship at Valparaiso University on Saturday, March 9, 2013.

The national sports media is beginning to share the optimism of Wright State men’s basketball fans looking forward to the 2013–14 season. Continue reading

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Wright State president speaks locally

Excerpt Wright State University President Dr. David Hopkins was in Van Wert Tuesday to report on the good things happening in Ohio higher education, and also talked about the challenges ahead for Ohio’s colleges and universities. Hopkins brought with him … Continue reading

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Fraternities and sororities reach out to local charity with cupcake bake-off

On Saturday, Sept. 28, at 5 p.m., the Wright State fraternity and sorority community is hosting a cupcake bake-off as part of a fundraising event for Ally’s Army. The event will be held at Alumni Field before the Wright State men’s soccer game.

It was the spring of 2009. Instead of playing outside, swimming or kicking a soccer ball around, 7-year-old Ally Barnett was more interested in resting. Continue reading

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Wright State reaches out to surge of international students

Wright State students Eiman bin Ali Al Housani of the United Arab Emirates (left), Balasubramamarian Gunasekaran of India and Nelly Cherviyot of Kenya served on the panel for a campus session on international students.

Wright State is poised to reap huge benefits from its popularity with international students, whose numbers have increased by 40 percent this fall to 1,489. Continue reading

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Higher education, degree completion keys to driving prosperity, President Hopkins says

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins touring Vantage Career Center in Van Wert, with Staci Kaufman (back right), superintendent of the career center.

Getting more Ohioans to attend college and complete their degrees is critical to produce a more competitive workforce, Wright State President David R. Hopkins told business leaders. Continue reading

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