Monthly Archives: October 2016

Wright State University unveils special scholarship fund for members of Ohio National Guard

Robert Fyffe, vice president for research and dean of the Wright State Graduate School, left, and Maj. Gen. Mark E. Bartman announced the creation of a scholarship fund for Ohio National Guardsmen attending graduate school at Wright State.

The scholarships will pay up to $2,500 in tuition per semester for a full-time graduate student who is also a current member in good standing with the Ohio National Guard. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Medicine, Military & Veterans, News, Nursing & Health, Science & Mathematics |

Feathery touch

Wright State animal behavior students study bird migration, predator evasion during research trip to Poland
From left: Michal Kraszpulski, Martin Gooden, Rosa Tweed and Shana Huntsberger were among the Wright State faculty and students were took part in during a study abroad trip to Poland to research bird migration. (Photo by Will Jones)

The students on the trip made observations about various animal behavior experiments and produced research papers. Continue reading

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Job opening is posted for Wright State president

WHIO News Center 7 reports on Wright State’s search for its seventh president.

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Wright State researchers monitor debates in election ‘War Room’

Excerpt Donald Trump gets mentioned on Twitter three times more than Hillary Clinton, but researchers at Wright State University said it’s the hashtags that provide clues to whose Ohio supporters will turn out for the November election. While millions watched … Continue reading

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Let there be light

Designers of Wright State’s airy Student Success Center begin to pile up architectural awards
Student Success Center facade

Wright State’s new Student Success Center features high-tech, active-learning classrooms, writing and math support labs and an outdoor rain garden. Continue reading

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Wright State names new position to oversee compliance

Excerpt Wright State University has appointed a person to help ensure its various organizations maintain legal compliance. Kelli Tittle will begin the role as director of compliance at Wright State on Nov. 1. She currently works in the Office of … Continue reading

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Career exploration expo for liberal arts a popular spot

Scores of students picked their way among the information tables at the Major and Career Exploration Expo organized by the Center for Liberal Arts Student Success.

Scores of students picked their way among the information tables at the Major and Career Exploration Expo organized by the Center for Liberal Arts Student Success. Continue reading

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How technology is moving Wright State’s search for president

Excerpt By the time Wright State University officials post the job opening for president this Friday, thousands will already have weighed in. Wright State and its search firm, Academic Search, will begin seeking applicants for the new president to replace … Continue reading

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Wright State, Ohio public universities targeting degree attainment, affordability and efficiency

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Wright State University and Ohio’s other public four-year universities have launched a wide range of initiatives designed to enhance the quality of the academic programs while increasing efficiency, affordability and degree attainment. Continue reading

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Future physician-scientist fascinated by the brain and neurosurgery

Phil Walker, a first-year medical student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, is pursuing an M.D./Ph.D. dual degree. (Photo by Will Jones)

Phil Walker, a first-year medical student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, is pursuing an M.D./Ph.D. dual degree. Continue reading

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