Monthly Archives: August 2014

President Hopkins describes efforts to create higher education model for 21st century

President David R. Hopkins speaking

Wright State President David R. Hopkins addresses the university’s efforts to create a new model of higher education for the 21st century. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Awards, Business, Campus Growth, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate, University College |

Wright State filmmaker to premiere short film at Telluride festival

Andy Holyoke at the Little Art Theatre

Wright State filmmaker Steven Bognar’s latest short documentary highlights local movie theater’s transition from film to a digital projection system.
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Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Faculty recognized for excellence in classroom, research


Wright State honors faculty for excellent work in the classroom, research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Business, Computer Science and Engineering, Education & Human Services, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Professional Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Special Categories |

Penchant for painting

Assistant professor Jeremy Long makes Wright State his home after thrilling journey through the art world
Art professor Jeremy Long

Assistant art professor Jeremy Long painted in Chicago and Rome and taught in Illinois and New York before joining the Wright State faculty in 2012. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Faculty, Features, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Caring for the most vulnerable patients

New Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program seeks to meet demand, improve health care in region
Mother and child

The College of Nursing and Health’s new Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program seeks to meet demand and improve health care in region. Continue reading

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

Wright State film grads gain notice from Academy

Ashley Brandon

Excerpt Wright State University 2013 film graduates Ashley Brandon and Dennis Hohne received a Student Academy Award nomination this past spring for their short documentary “Punches & Pedicures.” An intriguing look at the life of former gang member-turned-manicurist/pedicurist Victor Pham … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Wright State in the News |

Video: Move-in day is a big day at Wright State

Student volunteers were eager to lend a hand to their new classmates.

With the help of 440 volunteers, 110 golf carts, and the college president, it was move-in day Thursday for 1400 students who will be living on-campus at Wright State University. “My job is to be the cheerleader. To welcome them, … Continue reading

Posted in Residence Life & Housing, Wright State in the News |

Wright State alumnus Cedric Alexander discusses his role in helping violence-torn Ferguson, Mo.

Cedric Alexander

Georgia public safety director and Wright State graduate visited campus to address new students at the School of Professional Psychology convocation.
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Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News, Professional Psychology |

National Science Foundation administrator to give talk at Wright State

NSF logo

National Science Foundation administrator and Wright State alumna Jean Feldman will discuss the NSF grant process on Aug. 22. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Around Campus, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Political Science |