Monthly Archives: September 2017

Wright State to host TEDx event for teens

Excerpt The third annual TEDxYouth@Dayton event will take place at Wright State University next spring. The event, which features speakers and performers ages 14 to 19, will be focused around the theme “3D: Dream. Dare Decode.” It is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Wright State at 50

University hitting its stride at the half-century mark

Originally founded as a branch campus of The Ohio State University and Miami University, Wright State became an independent institution in 1967. Continue reading

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Homecoming Week kicks off with campus celebration

Wright State University’s 50th anniversary celebration culminates this week with more than 35 special Homecoming events. Continue reading

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Director from National Academy of Engineering to speak at Wright State on Grand Challenges Scholars Program

B.L. Ramakrishna will lecture on “Grand Challenges in Engineering and the Role of Materials, Manufacturing and Education in Addressing Them” on Sept. 27 in the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading

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Wright Brothers Day to celebrate innovation in the community

Wright Brothers Day takes place Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Atrium. Continue reading

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Vending trending

Social media-activated vending machine to be showcased at Wright State during Homecoming Week

A social media-activated vending machine that dispenses free hats, T-shirts, gift cards and other products will be on campus during Homecoming Week at Wright State, the first university in the region to have one. Continue reading

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Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: Emil Kmetec

Emil Kmetec arrived at Wright State in 1964 to help develop the university’s program and research effort in biological sciences. Continue reading

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Spreading love

Grant Benzinger, a senior guard on the Wright State men’s basketball team, recently returned from a 13-day trip to China with Athletes in Action. Continue reading

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ONEIL Center for Research Communication opens at Wright State University

The center will strengthen technical communication by scientists and engineers while giving students from other disciplines a place to develop the art of research communication. Continue reading

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Wright State introduces ‘Let’s Talk,’ a series of open discussion issues forums

Wright State Research Institute Logo

The first forum in the “Let’s Talk” series will focus on the Wright State Research Institute and the Wright State Applied Research Corporation on Oct. 3. Continue reading

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