Author Archives: Sarah Olsen

Puck pluck

Wright State junior Scott Humes flourishes in the hockey rink despite hearing loss

Scott Humes, a business major at Wright State, helped Team USA Deaf/Hard of Hearing Hockey Team win a gold medal in the World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships. Continue reading

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Geologist gem

Rita Ghose, who graduated with a master’s in earth and environmental sciences, studies geology to help boost the economy of Bangladesh. Continue reading

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Literacy love

Allison Rives, who is pursuing her master’s degree in literacy from the College of Education and Human Services, instills a love of reading in her elementary school students. Continue reading

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Former Wright State theatre student directs sensory-friendly performances

Ryan Scarlata designs performances for people with sensory sensitivities at the Columbus Children’s Theatre, where he is the associate artistic director. Continue reading

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

Engineering for a cause

Sam Salchak ’17 uses his engineering degree from Wright State to design a life-sustaining washing machine for a hospital in Malawi, Africa. Continue reading

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College of Education and Human Services to offer annual conference for local educators Saturday

The Wright State University Network for Education Renewal Conference is expected to attract nearly 300 teachers and administrators from 10 school districts. Continue reading

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Wright State alumna publishes thriller romance novel

Lara Donnelly’s debut novel, “Amberlough,” was published by Tor in February. Continue reading

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Wright State to host 19th Annual Midwest DNA Repair Symposium

Tanya Paull, professor in molecular genetics and microbiology at Texas at Austin, and Sergei Mirkin, professor and biology chair at Tufts, will deliver keynote addresses. Continue reading

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Wright state of mind

Two sisters and their cousin have more than family in common: they all majored in psychology at Wright State. Continue reading

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Student leaders recognized at Wright State award reception

Whether it’s by collecting scientific data, learning another language or contributing to the community, students impact the university and the community through their dedication to succeed. Continue reading

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