Monthly Archives: February 2017

When ‘just say no’ is not enough: How schools can teach kids about opioids

Kevin Lorson, professor and director of the Physical Education Licensure Program in Wright State’s College of Education and Human Services, discussed how how schools can teach students about opioid abuse for a series by WKSU Public Radio. Listen to the report from … Continue reading

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Volcanic voyage

Wright State alum and Philippines native Jamaica Siroky brings literature and poetry to life for high school students

After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wright State, Jamaica Siroky teaches at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School in Dayton. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Education & Human Services, English, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Leadership Studies, News, Teacher Education |

Did you know? Wright State started as branch campus of Miami, Ohio State

Excerpt Wright State University started off as a small branch of two other Ohio universities. In 1964, Allyn Hall opened and welcomed 3,203 students to the Dayton campus of Miami University and Ohio State University. Read the article from the … Continue reading

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Who will listen to a billionaire’s troubles?

Brad Klontz, a 1999 graduate of the Wright State School of Professional Psychology, was featured in a New York Times article on working in the field of financial therapy and counseling the ultrarich. Read the article “Who Will Listen to … Continue reading

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Wright State to host transgender mental health summit

Duke E. Ellis Human Development Institute

The March 3 summit will identify mental health risk factors for transgender and gender diverse populations as well as strengthen services and resources. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, News, Professional Psychology |

Wright State graduate was production designer on Oscar-winner ‘Moonlight’

Hannah Beachler was also the production designer of Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” which won a 2017 Art Directors Guild Award for excellence in production design and art direction. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Women’s basketball clinches share of first-ever regular-season title

The Raiders are the No. 2 seed in the Horizon League Tournament and will open tournament play March 4. Continue reading

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Wright State student creates nationally recognized documentary on obesity

The Department of Communication will screen “The Student Body,” a documentary film on school “fat letters” by Wright State student Bailey Webber, on March 7. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Communication, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Tony Hall challenges Wright State to fight hunger problem

Excerpt Hall said he is excited about the university’s move to merge the departments of political science and urban affairs and geography to create this new school and prepare students to get involved in complex social issues in the local … Continue reading

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NBC News recognizes Boonshoft School of Medicine student during Black History Month

Christen Johnson, president of the Student National Medical Association, will graduate in May 2017 with a dual M.D./M.P.H. degree. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Biology, Community Service, Home news sidebar, Master of Public Health, Medical Students, Medicine, News, Science & Mathematics, Student Profile |