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Wright State neuroscience professors open eyes of high schoolers with electrifying lesson on neural pathways
Current affair

Wright State faculty reach out to the community to promote a new undergraduate neuroscience major. Continue reading

Wright State associate professor receives Distinguished Health Educator Service Award

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Marietta Orlowski is associate professor of community health at the Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Global Health and health promotion and education director for the Master of Public Health Program. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers studied tweets to learn more about use of marijuana edibles

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The study, which is the first to attempt to analyze Twitter data on marijuana edibles, is supported by a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse. Continue reading

Wright State installs exhibit on history of women and voting as presidential debate approaches

Wright State installs exhibit on history of women and voting as presidential debate approaches

The Wright State Women’s Center created an exhibit that recognizes the historical struggle of women to win the right to vote and brings attention to the power of women in this election. Continue reading

Spring Dance Concert to feature premiere of six works

Spring Dance Concert to feature premiere of six works

The annual Spring Dance Concert on April 21-24 will feature the Wright State Dance Ensemble and works by guest choreographers Jon Lehrer and Greg Robinson. Continue reading

Wright State course examines connections between Great Books and Bad Weather

Crystal Lake believes project-based courses like Great Books and Bad Weather will help students get excited about and inspired by literature.

Crystal B. Lake asks her students to create something inspired by readings examining the role of weather in literature in a new course, Great Books and Bad Weather. Continue reading

Sultans of Swing conference to examine cultures of baseball, jazz and fiction

Baseball Hall of Fame writer Hal McCoy will give a talk on “My Half Century Covering the Cincinnati Reds" before the Raiders home game on April 15 as part of  the Sultans of Swing conference.

The Sultans of Swing conference features talks by cultural historians and baseball experts and a Wright State baseball game on April 14-15. Continue reading

Wright State’s Dan Krane named to state post on college retention

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Wright State biology professor Dan Krane has been named special assistant for completion initiatives by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Continue reading

Presidential candidates at Wright State debate may get glimpse into future of higher education

Climate change survey of science teachers co-designed by Wright State’s Lee Hannah making national splash

Lee Hannah, assistant political science professor, says Wright State is a crystal ball into the future of higher education — a critical issue for presidential candidates. Continue reading

Wright State’s political science classes brimming with interested students as debate approaches

Political science instructor Paul Leonard says students are more interested in politics because they have a greater understanding of the influence government and politics play on careers they pursue. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Political science instructor Paul Leonard says students are more interested in politics because they have a greater understanding of the influence government and politics play on careers they pursue. Continue reading