Monthly Archives: August 2015

Wright State University welcomes over 5,000 new students to fall semester

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Wright State welcomes 5,066 new students on the first day of fall semester, swelling total enrollment to 17,842, the fourth highest total in school history. Continue reading

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Campus buzzes with volunteers, golf carts, new students during Move-In Day

Golf cart with pillows and people

With the help of more than 500 campus volunteers and over 100 golf carts, 1,400 first-year students brought their belongings to Wright State during Move-In Day. Continue reading

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Wright State, neighboring communities celebrate I-675 bridge opening

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Wright State Way bridge will provide a safe and convenient route between Wright State and the Mall at Fairfield Commons and the surrounding area. Continue reading

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Social Star

Wright State senior Alli Fitzpatrick makes millions laugh with vivacious social media character
See Alli Fitzpatrick in action at vine.co/AlliCattt and youtube.com/user/AlliCatttable.

Wright State senior Alli Fitzpatrick makes millions laugh with a vivacious social media character. Continue reading

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Wright State aims to make skies safe from drones

Traffic-management website for drones unveiled by Wright State Research Institute

Dayton Daily News: Wright State aims to make skies safe from drones: As the number of small drones flying dangerously close to manned aircraft has soared dramatically this year, Wright State University Research Institute announced Thursday it will roll out a … Continue reading

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Japanese cherry tree planted on campus to symbolize the success of Wright State’s exchange program

Japanese cherry tree planting

A Japanese cherry tree in Wright State’s Garden for the Senses is a living symbol of a long-running student exchange program between the university and Japan’s KAKE Educational Institution. Continue reading

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Anita Aperia will present the Earl H. Morris Endowed Lecture

Anita Aperia headshot

Anita Aperia, professor of pediatrics at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, will give a lecture at Wright State on Oct. 22. Continue reading

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Students at Dayton Regional STEM School ratchet up campaign to help Ohioans with disabilities

Dayton Regional STEM School students with Peggy Lehner

Students at the Dayton Regional STEM School are working with state Sen. Peggy Lehner to pass legislation requiring public family restrooms with adult changing stations. Continue reading

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Wright State welcomes 1,400 new students at Move-In Day

Wright State welcomes 1400 new students for Move-In Day

Move-in Day on Wright State’s Dayton Campus began at 9 a.m. Aug. 27, as 1,400 new students arrived at their new home. Continue reading

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Interest surges in living on campus; more students expected to populate residence halls

Dayton Campus prepares for Move-in Day
Over 110 golf carts and 440 volunteers will be used to move in about 1,400 new students.

More students are interested in living on campus at Wright State University, with the dorms expected to be nearly full when students arrive for fall semester. Continue reading

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