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Philosophy professor William Irvine authors book on world-changing insights
William Irvine holding his book

Latest book by Wright State philosophy professor William Irvine examines moments of insight that shape the world. Continue reading

Wright State’s musical theater prof will be inducted into Dayton’s Theatre Hall of Fame

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Excerpt Actor/director Saul Caplan says the selection of Joe Deer as this year’s Theatre Hall of Fame inductee was pretty much a no-brainer for the selection committee. Deer’s induction will take place in conjunction with the community’s annual DayTony awards … Continue reading

Swiss students visit Wright State to learn about social work in the U.S.

Swiss and Wright State social work students and faculty

Students from Switzerland’s Zurich School of Applied Science visited Wright State during an exchange program focused on comparative social work and its practices. Continue reading

John C. Duby named professor and chair of pediatrics at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

John C. Duby named professor and chair of pediatrics at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

John Duby previously worked the Boonshoft School of Medicine from 1990 to 2000 as a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics. Continue reading

Wright State’s Tamera Schneider to take prestigious rotating scientist position at National Science Foundation

Tamera Schneider in her office

Wright State psychology professor Tamera Schneider will direct the National Science Foundation’s social psychology program in the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences. Continue reading

Attack on white fringetree by emerald ash borer likely to be widespread, says Wright State researcher

Don Cipollini holding piece of white fringetree affected by emerald ash borer

Wright State biology professor Don Cipollini suggests use of white fringetree by emerald ash borer is likely to be widespread and that the beetle may move to close relatives. Continue reading

Kathrin Engisch named interim dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

Kathrin Engisch, associate professor of neuroscience, cell biology and physiology, has served as associate dean for Undergraduate Education and Outreach, has been named interim dean of the College of Science and Mathematics.

Kathrin Engisch, associate professor of neuroscience, cell biology and physiology and associate dean for undergraduate education and outreach, has been named interim dean of the College of Science and Mathematics. Continue reading

Experiencing potential of precision medicine

Madhavi Kadakia in lab

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine student Bill Elder and Madhavi Kadakia, chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, discuss the promise of precision medicine, or personalizing a patient’s treatment based on his or her genetic makeup. … Continue reading

Q&A: Dean of Wright State’s Boonshoft School of Medicine talks research, challenges

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Excerpt Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine is entering a new era of research, thanks to its new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration center. Putting 30 researchers from six disciplines together to investigate brain, spinal cord and nerve disorders could take … Continue reading

Mathies leaves legacy at campus

Dean Bonnie Mathies

Excerpt Bonnie Mathies leaves behind a strong legacy after retiring June 30 after five years as dean at Wright State University-Lake Campus. During her tenure, campus enrollment grew from 845 to 1,147. The number of bachelor’s degrees offered rose from … Continue reading