Monthly Archives: January 2014

Regional students immerse themselves in Chinese language and culture

High school students learned about Chinese calligraphy during a workshop at  Chinese Immersion Day on Jan. 30.

High school and middle school students visited Wright State to learn more about Chinese culture and language during Chinese Immersion Day on Jan. 30. Continue reading

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New Neurology Residency Program approved at Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine

Residency result of Wright State University and Premier Health Neuroscience Institute partnership
Boonshoft School of Medicine

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education has approved a new residency program in neurology at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Continue reading

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Concussion Connection

Wright State graduate student/former soccer star launches website
Samantha Sanderson

Wright State graduate student and former soccer star Samantha Sanderson has cofounded a popular website to educate and support victims of concussions. Continue reading

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Physicist who played significant role in discovery of Higgs boson to speak at Wright State

Physicist who played significant role in discovery of Higgs boson to speak at Wright State

University of Oregon physics professor James Brau, who participated in the discovery of the Higgs boson, will give a public talk on the subatomic particle on Feb. 7 at Wright State. Continue reading

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Inside the White House 4

Part of the series: Inside the White House

Spencer Brannon is a senior political science and economics student at Wright State and recently concluded an internship at the White House.

This is the fourth and final post in a series of articles describing Wright State student Spencer Brannon’s experiences as an intern for the Executive Office of the President at the White House. My time at the White House is … Continue reading

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Wright State alum Robert Pollard’s 1978 no-hitter in the news again

Robert Pollard

Robert Pollard, the leader of the Dayton-based indie rock band Guided by Voices, threw a no-hitter as a pitcher on the Wright State baseball team. Continue reading

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Wright State University Theatre set to perform ‘The Magic Fire’

Wright State University Theatre set to perform ‘The Magic Fire’

Wright State University Theatre continues its 39th season in the Festival Playhouse with The Magic Fire Jan. 30–Feb. 9. Continue reading

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The STAC celebrates Digital Learning Day, provides new space for online learners

eLearning Studio in the STAC

Wright State’s Student Technology Assistance Center will showcase its new space for online learners when it celebrates Digital Learning Day on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Continue reading

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Wright State names new Graduate School dean

Graduate School Logo.jpg

Excerpt Wright State University has appointed a new dean for its graduate school. Robert Fyffe, currently vice president for research at Wright State, has been named permanent dean of the graduate school. Fyffe will continue to hold the title of … Continue reading

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Wright State Research Institute targets aggressive year

Wright State Research Institute Logo

Excerpt Wright State Research Institute has set eyes on new research even as its defense business remains guarded. Last year was big for the institute, which added 11 jobs in the second half of the year, putting its workforce at … Continue reading

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