Monthly Archives: August 2017

Banner year

Rosa Tweed wins Fairborn Banner Art Design Contest

Wright State biological sciences and print making major designs banners commemorating 50 years of collaboration between the City of Fairborn and the university. Continue reading

Posted in 50th, Academics, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Biology, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State in the 1980s

Wright State University began to shine in the 1980s, winning several awards in various areas as well as creating its first mascot and writing its Alma Mater. Continue reading

Posted in 50th, Alumni, Campus Growth, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Photos |

DDN story: Wright State adds rules sign to rock that caused controversy last fall

Excerpt Wright State University has added a sign to a rock that caused some campus controversy last fall. In September, the rock was painted by students to say “Black Lives Matter.” Shortly after, the word “black” was changed to “white” … Continue reading

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Wright State taking steps to improve traffic flow, parking at start of fall semester

As the fall semester begins Wright State University is taking steps to make it easier for students, faculty and staff to drive on and off campus. Continue reading

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

Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: How Hamilton Hall got its name

It turns out Hamilton was not a person at all, but rather a reference to a prehistoric river deep below the surface of the Miami Valley. Continue reading

Posted in 50th, Around Campus, Campus Growth, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Residence Life & Housing, Special Collections and Archives |

Moved in: 1,300 new students hit campus

Move-in Day on Wright State’s Dayton Campus began at 9 a.m. on Aug. 24 as 1,300 new students arrived at their new home. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Residence Life & Housing, Videos |

DDN story: New Wright State president feels like a freshman on move-in day

Excerpt As new Wright State University students moved in for the first time on campus Thursday, they were welcomed by a president who’s just arriving as well. Cheryl Schrader, who started at Wright State in July, joked that she felt … Continue reading

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Wright State student named national vice president of Student National Medical Association

Charles Grant III is just one of a few recent Boonshoft School of Medicine students who have served in national leadership positions for SNMA. Continue reading

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

Wright State alumna named Daytonian of the Week

Excerpt If the pups and kittens of Dayton were able to cast their vote for who they want to see chosen as Daytonian of the Week, we think this is who they would’ve picked. Nora Vondrell, Executive Director of SICSA Pet … Continue reading

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Revolutionary research

Wright State English professor Sharon Lynette Jones will produce book about famous civil rights activist Angela Davis

Sharon Lynette Jones’ new book project will take extensive research and involve visits to archives around the country. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, African and African American Studies, English, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Research |