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Moving pictures

Wright State acting professor Jason Kaufman turns a dance piece into a film
Moving pictures

Wright State acting professor Jason Kaufman turns a dance piece originally choreographed for the stage into a 30-minute film. Continue reading

Search party

Wright State’s Weiwen Long and his research team are on the hunt for mysteries of gene that affects cancer
Weiwen Long in his lab

Wright State researcher Weiwen Long received a $1.7 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute to research a gene that plays an important role in the formation and spread of lung cancer and other cancers. Continue reading

In memoriam: Heather Hostetler

In memoriam: Heather Hostetler

Heather Hostetler had served as associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Wright State University since 2009. Continue reading

Visit of Chinese museum officials may lead to growth in partnership with Wright State

Visit of Chinese museum officials may lead to growth in partnership with Wright State

Wright State’s partnership with the Museum of Terracotta Soldiers and Horses of Shi-Huang-Di in China may expand in the wake of a visit to the university by museum officials. Continue reading

Aha moments

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

Joe-Deer-backstage

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