Monthly Archives: August 2017

Wright State’s Lake Campus embraces, impresses Cheryl B. Schrader during her first presidential visit

Cheryl B. Schrader paid her first visit as Wright State University president to the Lake Campus, meeting with faculty, staff and community leaders… Continue reading

Posted in Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, News, President, Special Categories |

DBJ story: Wright State Boonshoft School of medicine receives grant to fight opioid crisis

Excerpt Wright State University has received a grant in part to improve the treatment of opioid addiction. The Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine a one-year … Continue reading

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First-year students receive free calendars

Sarah Cicora, an academic adviser in the Department of Psychology, helped secure a donation from ACCO brands of 951 calendars for students taking first-year seminars at Wright State this fall. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate, University College |

Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: Alphonso Smith

Like many of his peers, Alphonso Smith planned to work at Wright State only a few years, but ended up staying for his entire career at the university that he helped build. Continue reading

Posted in 50th, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Libraries, News, Science & Mathematics, Special Collections and Archives |

Interdisciplinary team awarded grants to transform primary care curriculum and opioid addiction training

The federal grant will help transform the primary care curriculum across faculty and graduate and undergraduate programs in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics in addition to nurse practitioner and physician assistant programs. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Family Medicine, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Professional Psychology |

Video virtuoso

Wright State alum Kevin Cornell named Ohio’s 2016 PBS Lead Digital Innovator

Kevin Cornell, a two-time Wright State graduate, teaches kids about science through his popular YouTube channel. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Education & Human Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics, Teacher Education |

DDN story: Wright State graduate student’s work as ballet teacher with disabled featured

Excerpt Wright State University graduate student Jodi Villars, a longtime ballet dancer, has been teaching dance for 10 years, but she now is teaching a type of ballet that is new to her and that helps those with disabilities. The … Continue reading

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Wright State sociology professor featured in WYSO Curious segment

Excerpt Dr. Marlese Durr is a sociologist at Wright State. She says those types of experiences stick with people and get passed down. After the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Durr wrote an article titled “What is the Difference between Slave … Continue reading

Posted in Liberal Arts, News, Sociology and Anthropology, Wright State in the News |

DDN story: Wright State professor wins national award for advancing disability issues

Excerpt Wright State University professor Julie Williams has won a prestigious national award for advancing disability issues in psychology and beyond. Williams received the Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues Award from the American Psychological Association during the … Continue reading

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Wright State faculty to lead community conversations on books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Community conversations pair faculty with community leaders and other experts to facilitate wide-ranging discussion of themes and issues raised in books that have won the award. Continue reading

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