Monthly Archives: May 2015

What good is thinking about death?

Excerpt “The Stoics had the insight that the prospect of death can actually make our lives much happier than they would otherwise be,” (William Irvine) says. “You’re supposed to allow yourself to have a flickering thought that someday you’re going … Continue reading

Posted in Faculty, News, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, Wright State in the News |

Wright State University grows campus using new organization

Photo of Wright State University's Dayton campus

Excerpt Wright State University has been using a new business organization to buy real estate near its campus and in the Dayton region as part of an overall growth plan. Officials tell me the school has been purchasing office property … Continue reading

Posted in Campus Growth, Enrollment Management, Facilities & Planning, News, Wright State in the News |

Raider romance

Alice Throckmorton and Luke Alan Keiser outside Rike Hall

Two Wright State alumni get engaged in the Rike Hall classroom where they first met in 2009. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Around Campus, Business, Education & Human Services, Finance and Financial Services, Home news sidebar, Leadership Studies, News |

Wright State staff member honored by largest diversity in higher education magazine

Joyce Smith headshot

Joyce Smith, administrative support coordinator for equity and inclusion, received the Diversity Visionary Award from Insight into Diversity magazine. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Sociology and Anthropology, Staff, Staff Profile, University College |

New nursing program offers immersive disaster response training

Wright State’s National Disaster Health Consortium holds training exercises on disaster preparedness, response and recovery at Calamityville. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Center for Workforce Development, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, National Center for Medical Readiness, National Disaster Health Consortium, News, Nursing & Health, Nursing Institute, WSRI |

Wright State sergeants graduated from supervisor training program

Patrick Ammon, David Ratliff and Richard Coy

Two Wright State police sergeants completed a state training program, preparing them to be better equipped to protect the Wright State community. Continue reading

Posted in Home news sidebar, News, Staff |

Wright Brothers legacy archived at Wright State University

David McCullough discussing a photo

WYSO looks at the Wright brothers’ legacy in the Miami Valley in an interview with Dawne Dewey at Wright State University — home to the largest collection of Wright brothers artifacts in the world. In the following interview, Dewey, who is the head … Continue reading

Posted in News, Special Collections and Archives, Wright State in the News |

Wright State baseball team wins Horizon League, headed to NCAA Champaign Regional

baseball team celebrating

After winning the Horizon League Tournament, the Wright State baseball team will play Notre Dame May 29 in the NCAA Regionals. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News |

Newspapers published by Wright brothers now available in online archive

Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives and the Dayton Metro Library partner to create a searchable online archive of the most complete run of Wright brothers newspapers available to date. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Communication, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News, Special Collections and Archives |

Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine holds 36th commencement ceremony on May 22

Margaret Dunn presents graduate with a diploma

The Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine honored 95 graduating students during its commencement ceremony at the Schuster Center May 22. Continue reading

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