Monthly Archives: July 2015

Local college gears up to tackle national manufacturing workforce problem

Wright State announces Center for Manufacturing Sciences

Excerpt A new college-led, technology-based initiative to fill the manufacturing worker pipeline is getting closer to launch. The Wright State University Center for Manufacturing Sciences — announced in late 2013 — is shaping up to be a major player in education … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Center for Workforce Development, Engineering & Computer Science, News, Wright State in the News, WSRI |

Photo effect

Image from Dunbar Library archives inspires Wright State’s Gino Pasi to make a movie
Gino Pasi in the archives

An image from Special Collections and Archives inspires Wright State archivist Gino Pasi to make a movie. Continue reading

Posted in History, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News, Special Collections and Archives, Staff, Staff Profile, Videos |

Aha moments

Philosophy professor William Irvine authors book on world-changing insights
William Irvine holding his book

Latest book by Wright State philosophy professor William Irvine examines moments of insight that shape the world. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, Research |

New dean for Wright State Lake Campus

Jay Albayyari headshot

There’s a new dean on the job at Wright State’s Lake Campus. Jay Albayyari took over for Bonnie Mathies who retired recently. Albayyari had been acting dean since April 1 and was able to work alongside Mathies who helped him transition … Continue reading

Posted in Faculty & Staff, Lake Campus, News, Wright State in the News |

Wright State’s musical theater prof will be inducted into Dayton’s Theatre Hall of Fame

Joe-Deer-backstage

Excerpt Actor/director Saul Caplan says the selection of Joe Deer as this year’s Theatre Hall of Fame inductee was pretty much a no-brainer for the selection committee. Deer’s induction will take place in conjunction with the community’s annual DayTony awards … Continue reading

Posted in Faculty, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures, Wright State in the News |

$20 million for Wright State meant to grow Ohio research

Wright State Research Institute Logo

Excerpt A $20 million earmark in the state budget will allow Wright State University to set up a statewide network to score a bigger slice of federal research funding. Wright State Applied Research Corporation will use most of the money … Continue reading

Posted in News, Research, Wright State in the News, WSRI |

Swiss students visit Wright State to learn about social work in the U.S.

Swiss and Wright State social work students and faculty

Students from Switzerland’s Zurich School of Applied Science visited Wright State during an exchange program focused on comparative social work and its practices. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Faculty, Home news sidebar, International Students, Liberal Arts, News, Social Work |

Statistical standout

Wright State graduate Whit Alley '15 scores with Nielsen Ratings
Whit Alley in the Student Union

Wright State statistics graduate Whit Alley ’15 scores a job with Nielsen Ratings after answering question from interviewers that tripped up other candidates. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Graduate, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics |

Free workshop on resume writing, navigating OhioMeansJobs.com

Aerospace Professional Development Center logo

The July 29 workshop will help participants create effective resumes and cover letters and navigate OhioMeansJobs.com. Continue reading

Posted in Center for Workforce Development, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, WSRI |

Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Medicine student group recognized with AAFP Program of Excellence Award

Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Interest Group students

The Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Interest Group was one of 19 medical schools nationwide recognized by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Continue reading

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