Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween at Wright State

Halloween at Wright State

Wright State University, students, staff and faculty celebrated the holiday in style. Check out some of the best costumes spotted on campus. Continue reading

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Petkie named chair of Physics Department

Doug Petkie

Doug Petkie, an associate professor of physics, was named chair of Wright State’s Physics Department. Continue reading

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Breath analysis device

Excerpt Wright State University researchers are building a breath-analysis device that they hope will detect such diseases as diabetes, kidney disease and cancer by identifying changes in smell and chemistry that such diseases create in a human’s breath. The team … Continue reading

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Student On the Scene—Howloween Hoopla

NCAA BASKETBALL: OCT 28 Halloween Hoopla at Wright St

The Wright State University Nutter Center was jam-packed with eager trick-or-treaters Oct. 28. Continue reading

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Author Andrew Krivak to speak at “Reading for Peace” event Nov. 1

peaceprize

Andrew Krivak, author of the critically acclaimed novel The Sojourn and winner of the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction, will be at Wright State University Friday, Nov. 1… Continue reading

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Jump-starter kits for the mind

Excerpt Others seeking a cognitive edge are rushing to buy a ready-made version called Foc.us, which costs $249. A sort of futuristic-looking headband with button-size electrodes, Foc.us is not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and the London-based manufacturer does not make … Continue reading

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Workshop to examine economics, democracy and violence in India

Workshop to examine economics, democracy and violence in India

The Wright State departments of economics, English, religion, women’s studies and the Women’s Center are sponsoring a workshop that… Continue reading

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Robots to battle at Wright State Nutter Center Nov. 2

Robots to battle at Wright State Nutter Center Nov. 2

High school and college students will battle one another with remote-controlled robots during the Xtreme BOTS Competition Fall 2013 on Nov. 2 in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

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No butts about it—Volunteers will clean Wright State of littered cigarettes

No butts about it—Volunteers will clean Wright State of littered cigarettes

You see them lying in the gutter, spidering their way through sidewalks, strewn about otherwise tidy lawns and even casually sitting in benches… Continue reading

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Dan Kirkpatrick elected president of Ohio Nurses Association

Dan Kirkpatrick elected president of Ohio Nurses Association

Dan Kirkpatrick, a clinical instructor at the Wright State–Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, was recently elected president of the Ohio Nurses Association. Continue reading

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