Monthly Archives: June 2014

Courtney Boyd: Wright State’s own ‘Blind Side’ story

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Excerpt She said she hears it all the time. “People say, ‘Your life is like a movie.’ They compare it to The Blind Side,” said Courtney Boyd. The reference is to the 2009 movie about Michael Oher, the massive offensive … Continue reading

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Boonshoft School of Medicine offers new M.S. degree in pharmacology and toxicology

Boonshoft School of Medicine offers new M.S. degree in leadership/administration in pharmacology and toxicology

The new M.S. program designed for students who want to become lab managers, leaders or higher education administrators in the pharmacology and toxicology field. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Pharmacology and Toxicology |

Camp A Cappella spreads harmony through harmony

Two concerts end the weeklong camp
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Nearly 200 people from all across the country are singing their hearts out this week at Camp A Cappella at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, CELIA, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News |

Online newspaper collection offers view of Wright State history

Digitization specialist Ryan O’Grady reviews an old issue of The Guardian in the Office of Digital Services, which is digitizing the newspaper's past issues for a new online collection.

Online collection of early issues of Wright State’s student newspaper provides an informative and easily accessible resource of the university’s history. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Libraries, News, Special Collections and Archives |

Sing-Off winners cap week at Camp Acappella with Friday concert

Sing-Off winners cap week at Camp Acappella with Friday concert

Excerpt When Home Free formed in Minnesota 14 years ago, a cappella music was not a certain pathway to network television appearances or the top of the Billboard charts. Most active groups had university or high school affiliations. The limited … Continue reading

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Doing one’s heart good

Students gain insights into cardiac function by testing revolutionary heart pump
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A revolutionary heart pump provides invaluable learning opportunity for Wright State students to understand cardiac function. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical Sciences, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Research, Research (Medicine), Science & Mathematics |

Experts: It’s time to rethink cyber workforce

Excerpt Cybersecurity isn’t just about the internet anymore. It affects the car you drive, the phone you use, and all of the electronics you own. That’s “the Internet of things,” and it’s only growing more complex every day, says Vance Saunders, … Continue reading

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Wright State students heading to the Amazon Rainforest

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Excerpt This summer eight Wright State students will be traveling almost 4,000 miles to Manu National Park, Peru for the expedition of a lifetime. Under the watchful guidance of Marcia Wendeln, professor of tropical biology, and Dr. James Runkle, students … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Science & Mathematics, Wright State in the News |

State gives Mini U at Wright State Five Star Step Up to Quality Award

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Mini University at Wright State is the first Five Star Step Up To Quality program in Greene County. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Special Categories |

Fishing expedition

Biologist Stephen Jacquemin brings worldly experience to quest for new generation of nature lovers
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Biologist Stephen Jacquemin uses a variety of worldly experience to inspire a new generation of nature lovers. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Faculty, Features, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, News, Science & Mathematics |