Monthly Archives: May 2014

Wright State, others vow to continue advancement of women faculty in STEM disciplines

Wright State and three other institutions of higher learning pledged to continuing recruiting more women to tenure-track faculty positions in STEM disciplines. They were represented by (from left): Todd I. Stewart, director and chancellor of the Air Force Institute of Technology; Central State President Cynthia Jackson-Hammond; Wright State  President David R. Hopkins; and University of Dayton President Daniel J. Curran.

Wright State and three other institutions of higher learning pledged to continue recruiting more women to tenure-track faculty positions in STEM disciplines. Continue reading

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

Efforts to enhance success of female STEMM faculty and students picking up steam

Kathrin Engisch, associate dean for undergraduate education and outreach

The Women in Science Giving Circle provides support of female students and faculty members in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical disciplines. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Giving, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Dealing in healing

Wright State grad Katie LaRue-Martin named Athletic Trainer of the Year
Katie LaRue-Martin

Katie LaRue-Martin is the fifth Wright State graduate to be named a state’s Athletic Trainer of the Year. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Career Services, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Kinesiology & Health, Medicine, News, Public Health |

Seeing stars

Wright State alumnus Tom Jenkins gets the ride of his life on NASA’s stratospheric observatory
Wright State alumnus Tom Jenkins

Wright State grad and science teacher Tom Jenkins takes off in NASA’s high-altitude astronomy flight program for school teacher. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, News, Teacher Education |

Wright State medical students to graduate May 23

Boonshoft School of Medicine

Excerpt The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine will hold its annual graduation ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 23, at the Schuster Performing Arts Center. The graduating class includes 105 medical students. Each student has a different story … Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News |

Boonshoft School of Medicine holds 34th commencement ceremony

Pediatrician Gregory Toussaint delivers commencement address as 105 graduates receive medical degrees
Boonshoft School of Medicine commencement ceremony

The Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine honored 105 graduating students during its commencement ceremony at the Schuster Center May 23. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Commencement, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News |

For dear life

Student Employee of the Year applies valuable on-the-job lesson
Ben Clouse

Ben Clouse was named Student Employee of the Year for his work in the emergency medicine department, where he gained practical skills like CPR. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Economics, Emergency Medicine, Medicine, News |

Wright State grad appointed to presidential committee on disability

Zachary Holler

Zachary Holler ’12 appointed by President Obama to a panel designed to advise the federal government on matters related to people with disabilities. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Disability Services, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, News, Rehabilitation Services |

On speaking terms

Conversation Partners matches Wright State retirees with international students
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New Wright State program Conversation Partners matches retirees with international students who want to improve their English. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Faculty, Home news sidebar, International Students, Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP), Liberal Arts, News, Science & Mathematics |

Joe Tritschler to debut his new band

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Excerpt ​​Crazy Joe Tritschler is a man of many talents. By day he’s a beloved electrical engineering professor at Wright State University. Off campus, he’s a music producer and studio musician, and on rare occasions, these days anyways, he finds … Continue reading

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