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Documentary dynamite

Wright State’s Mai Nguyen helps chronicle plight of Vietnamese Americans in “Between Two Worlds”
Mai Nguyen in her office

Mai Nguyen, director of the Asian/Hispanic/Native American Center, is one of the local Vietnamese Americans featured in “Between Two Worlds,” a documentary produced by ThinkTV. Continue reading

Off the record

Wright State’s Natasha McPherson pulls histories of Creole women from obscure public documents
Natasha McPherson in her office

Assistant professor of history Natasha McPherson documents previously untold history of Creole women. Continue reading

Gene queen

Wright State’s Madhavi Kadakia using her genomics skills to battle cancer
Madhavi Kadakia in lab

Wright State biochemistry and molecular biology professor Madhavi Kadakia uses a high-tech sequencer and her expertise in genetics to diagnose and treat cancer. Continue reading

Camera calculus

Communication professor Elliot Gaines teaching water, wildlife video skills to science students
Elliot Gaines underwater

Wright State communication professor Elliot Gaines works to equip science students with the skills to effectively communicate science to the public. Continue reading

German guide

Wright State’s Dane Thor Daniel among U.S. research ambassadors for universities in Germany
Dane Thor Daniel

Lake Campus history professor Dane Thor Daniel selected by Germany’s national academic agency to serve as a research ambassador for universities in Germany. Continue reading

Rock and roll doctor

Engineering professor Joe Tritschler doubles as prolific musician
Joe Tritschler with guitar

Joe Tritschler has toured the world as a musician, built a home recording studio, earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and now teaches in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
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Photo synthesis

Tracy Longley-Cook helping further develop Wright State’s photography program
Photography professor Tracy Longley-Cook

Since joining Wright State’s Department of Art and Art History, associate professor Tracy Longley-Cook has been a driving force behind the growth of the photography program. Continue reading

Penchant for painting

Assistant professor Jeremy Long makes Wright State his home after thrilling journey through the art world
Art professor Jeremy Long

Assistant art professor Jeremy Long painted in Chicago and Rome and taught in Illinois and New York before joining the Wright State faculty in 2012. Continue reading

Building bridges

Tony Ortiz helps Wright State connect with the Latino community
Tony Ortiz

As Wright State’s associate vice president for Latino affairs, Tony Ortiz is building bridges between the university and the area’s growing Latino community. Continue reading

Cuba connection

Wright State’s Gina Oswald gets up-close view of disability services in Caribbean nation
Gina Oswald

Gina Oswald, director of the Rehabilitation Services and Transition To Work programs, spent a week in Havana with a national delegation exploring disability services in Cuba. Continue reading