Monthly Archives: May 2017

Statistical standout

Google selects research proposal from Wright State computer science student Matt Piekenbrock

A research project by Matt Piekenbrock, a graduate computer science at Wright State, was selected by the Google Summer of Code 2017 competition. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Center for Workforce Development, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Dog days

Wright State’s Sarah and Ash McGinley give Marco the pit bull new ‘leash’ on life

Wright State couple Ash and Sarah McGinleys rescued Marco, a pit bull, from an adoption center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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Posted in 50th, Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Education & Human Services, English, Faculty, Giving, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Videos |

Science superstars

Stars of the future compete at Wright State University in 2017 Science Olympiad National Tournament

Science Olympiad brought more than 5,000 students, educators and parents from all 50 states to Wright State, pumping an estimated $1.7 million into the local economy. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Center for Workforce Development, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Photos, Science & Mathematics, Student Union |

Wright State releases details of proposed FY18 budget

The budget proposal aims to put Wright State in a stronger financial position and ensure the university can continue to provide an excellent and affordable education to students. Continue reading

Posted in Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |

Wright State announces cost-cutting measures in athletics

Wright State University announced that Intercollegiate Athletics will implement cost-cutting measures that will eliminate men’s and women’s swimming and diving. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |

Medical student committed to serving as a rural pediatrician

After graduation, Kristen Free White will begin a residency in pediatrics through the Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

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

Wright State’s LGBTQA affairs director joins Dayton Human Relations Council

Serving on the Dayton Human Relations Council will help Petey Peterson extend their work with the LGBTQA community of Dayton. Continue reading

Posted in Community Service, Home news sidebar, News, Staff |

Wright State management expert contributes to Wall Street Journal article about corporate boards

Excerpt The conventional wisdom couldn’t be clearer: The more independent a company’s board is, the better. The presence of any company employees, other than perhaps the company’s CEO, can only bring trouble. The conventional wisdom couldn’t be more wrong: Boards … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Management & International Business, Wright State in the News |

New York Times interviews Wright State expert for story about beards

Excerpt Christopher Oldstone-Moore, author of the 2015 book “Of Beards and Men: The Revealing History of Facial Hair,” maintains that history more than biology establishes meanings for facial hair. “I wonder if the positive effects of beards are a matter … Continue reading

Posted in History, Liberal Arts, Wright State in the News |

Wright State to help laid off employees find new jobs

Excerpt Wright State human resources will offer coaching for displaced employees, according to the school. The department’s goal is to provide laid off employees guidance that aligns with their career paths and interests. The university will host a career fair … Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News |