Monthly Archives: March 2014

Stage set for annual ArtsGala

Record high attendance for 2013 ArtsGala

The annual Wright State University ArtsGala, which has raised more than $1.6 million for arts scholarships during its 14-year history, is set for Saturday, April 12. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Studies, News, Special Categories |

Calamityville allows simulation of trauma

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Excerpt Two SUVs overturned off East Xenia Drive Thursday, ejecting their occupants. One passenger had a severed limb; another suffered a collapsed lung. All needed immediate medical care. Para-military first-responders were soon scrambling on the grounds of the nearby former … Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News, WSRI |

Homegrown and farm raised

Ph.D. student Renee Albers conducting key pregnancy research from agricultural launching pad
Renee Albers

Ph.D. student Renee Albers is conducting key pregnancy research in the in the Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Graduate, Honors Program, Medicine, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

World War I artifacts sought for local exhibit

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Excerpt It’s the everyday items that will help show how Daytonians and the world were changed by the “war to end all wars” said Paul Lockhart, a Wright State University history professor. “The problem is a lot of diaries, letters … Continue reading

Posted in History, Wright State in the News |

Pioneering technology for medical field demonstrated at Calamityville

A weeklong training session at Calamityville included an exercise in which pararescue jumpers from the Kentucky Air National Guard rescued injured people.

New technology that promises to revolutionize training in the medical field by combining training with virtual reality was demonstrated at Wright State’s Calamityville. Continue reading

Posted in Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, WSRI |

Award-winning web portal helps Wright State Physicians patients manage health care

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Wright State Physicians patients can manage their health care through athenahealth’s Patient Portal, a nationally ranked online patient communication program. Continue reading

Posted in Home news sidebar, Medicine, News |

Wright State to host 30th International Friendship Affair

International Friendship Affair fashion show

The April 5 festival, to be held at the Student Union, will feature exotic food, performances, and cultural booths from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, International Students, News |

Ohio Mathematics Contest coming to Wright State on April 12

Munsup Seoh, Kathy Engisch and Yi Li

Elementary, middle school and high school students are invited to participate in the Ohio Mathematics Competition at Wright State on April 12. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics |

Video—Boy goes from helping troops in Afghanistan to attending Wright State

Zia Anwari

After risking his life as an interpreter for U.S. military forces in Afghanistan, Zia Anwari is now a first-year student at Wright State University. He was featured in an interview with WHIO-TV. Watch the report from WHIO News Center 7.

Posted in Business, Wright State in the News |

Teach the children well

Lake Campus instructor Betsy Crites cultivates next crop of elementary school teachers
Betsy Crites

A kindergarten teacher inspired Betsy Crites, teacher education instructor at the Lake Campus, to pursue her own career in education. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, News, Teacher Education |