Monthly Archives: February 2014

Lake Campus Regional Summit examines rural health issues

Wright State Provost S. Narayanan

This year’s Wright State Lake Campus Regional Summit examined ways to address health concerns in rural communities. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, Medicine, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News |

Shadow of death

Wright State student leader fled native Iraq after attempted kidnapping of father
Fady Al-Banna

Fady Al-Banna is thriving as a student leader at Wright State, just a few years after his family fled his native Iraq. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Finance and Financial Services, Homepage feature rotator, International Students, News |

DBJ Defense Forum: Dayton leaders seek lucrative UAS research

Wright State Research Institute Logo

Excerpt Dayton may not be a designated test center for drones, but leaders say the future is in research. At the DBJ’s Defense Forum Thursday morning at Wright State University, about 160 industry and development leaders gathered with the future of … Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News, WSRI |

Xtreme BOTS Competition returns to Wright State March 22

Xtreme BOTS match

High school and college students will battle with remote-controlled robots during the Ohio Robotics Spring Xtreme BOTS Competition on March 22 in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News |

It’s full speed ahead for WSRI and the region in developing unmanned aerial systems

Dennis Andersh

Defense Forum examines future of unmanned aerial systems and aerospace industries in the the Dayton region. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, Research, WSRI |

Public Health Grand Rounds event to focus on One Health approach to disease outbreak

One Health logo

Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine’s Master of Public Health Program to host a Public Health Grand Rounds event on disease outbreak on March 21. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Nursing Institute |

Social Entrepreneurship Fund calls for change in the community

Govind Bharwani

Wright State’s Social Entrepreneurship Fund is now accepting project proposals for innovative ideas regarding large-scale solutions to social problems. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Community Service, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Research |

Food for talk

LEAP International Food Day gives students chance to sharpen English skills
LEAP International Food Day

LEAP International Food Day gave students a chance to sharpen their English skills while sampling delicacies from around the world. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP), Liberal Arts, News |

Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality Symposium celebrates identity and social change

Jakobi Williams

The Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality Symposium at Wright State examined myriad topics including race in the GBLTQ community, construction of black identities and feminism in media. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, African and African American Studies, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Women's Center, Women's Studies |

SCALE Model: Super active learning method pioneered in College of Engineering and Computer Science

Travis Doom in SCALE-UP classroom

Computer science and engineering professor Travis Doom has pioneered Student Centered Active Learning Environment, or SCALE-UP, an innovative classroom environment. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Research |