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South of the border: Erendira López-García’s job at Wright State followed a twisting career path

Erendira López-García

After working as a dentist and teaching in Mexico, Erendira López-García is now associate director of clinical training in Wright State’s Office of Disability Services. Continue reading

Body guard: Wright State medical researcher Caroline Cao improving use of surgical robotics

Wright State medical researcher Caroline Cao

Wright State medical researcher Caroline Cao is investigating how to improve the use of surgical robotics in abdominal surgery. Continue reading

Nerve center: New neuroscience researcher brings unique talents, perspective

Debra Ann Mayes

A stroke gave Wright State neuroscientist Debra Ann Mayes a unique perspective on rehabilitation, neurological therapy and regeneration. Continue reading

The Science of Teaching Science: Wright State researchers work to change traditional model

Lisa Kenyon, Jeannette Loyer and Mackenzie English

Wright State researchers are helping change the traditional model for teaching science by making learning more meaningful for students and moving them into a higher form of reasoning. Continue reading

Putting on a Clinic

Psychotherapist J. Scott Fraser to retire after 23-year career at Wright State
Scott Fraser

Psychotherapist, professor and author J. Scott Fraser is retiring after 23 years at Wright State’s School of Professional Psychology. Continue reading

Wright State University hires new director for National Center for Medical Readiness

Smith with members of the NCMR team.

Rufus Smith, a retired Brigadier General from the Ohio National Guard, takes the helm this week of the university’s medical preparedness and disaster training program. Continue reading

Protecting the future by remembering the past

Wright State police officer and emancipated foster child relishes chance to serve young people on campus
Wright State police officer Kurt Holden relishes the chance to help young people who might need more than luck to achieve their dreams.

Wright State patrolman Kurt Holden entered the foster care system at such an early age he doesn’t remember when it all began… Continue reading

Political science experts team up for book on corruption

Photo of political science professor Charles Funderburk with the book Political Corruption in Comparative Perspective, which he and six other faculty members partnered to produce.

When political science professor Charles Funderburk came up with the idea to write a book on political corruption, several other Wright State faculty members expressed… Continue reading

Campus knitting circle brings warmth to those in need

Photo of Kim Owens and other members of the Wright State Knitting Circle.

Part of a centuries-old tradition, a Wright State group has found a way to weave passion with charity. Continue reading

Wright State researcher part of first human gene therapy approved in West

Photo of Wright State professor and researcher Kate Excoffon in a laboratory

The first human gene therapy approved for use in Europe owes its development in part to a Wright State University faculty member. Continue reading