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Video: Wright State welcoming thousands for Air Force marathon

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The Air Force 5K hosted by Wright State University and the Air Force Marathon will attract 15,000 people to campus, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the streets of Fairborn while generating nearly $10 million for the region’s economy. Watch the report … Continue reading

Wright State offers professional development courses

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Excerpt Wright State University has introduced a new professional development program to extend learning opportunities for engineers, computer scientists and managers, school officials announced. The program is intended to help professionals continue to learn throughout their professional career, said Jennie … Continue reading

Wright State opens 40th season with ‘Fences’

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Excerpt August Wilson’s 1987 Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Fences,” an indelible portion of Wilson’s impressive 10-part “Pittsburgh Cycle” chronicling the African-American experience in the 20th century, opens Wright State University’s 40th anniversary season Thursday. In this profound, riveting tale … Continue reading

3 questions with … WSRI research scientist Michael Cox

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Excerpt The heady world of artificial intelligence is where Michael Cox lives. Wright State University is where he works. Cox is Wright State Research Institute’s newest senior research scientist. But he’s no stranger to WSU or the Dayton area. Cox, … Continue reading

Wright State engineering dean to speak at Engineers Club of Dayton

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Excerpt Nathan Klingbeil, dean of the Wright State College of Engineering and Computer Science, will be the featured speaker at the Engineers Club of Dayton at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, discussing the university’s preeminence in engineering education. Klingbeil is … Continue reading

Wright State Research Institute names first chief scientist

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Excerpt A surgeon and scientist who has participated in NASA space research and worked at the Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency has been selected the first chief scientist at Wright State Research Institute. Dr. Timothy Broderick, 50, of Wyoming, Ohio, … Continue reading

Wright State in $84 million growth mode

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Excerpt Wright State University is investing about $84 million in new buildings in the next two years, raising facilities that university leaders say will strengthen the university and change the way students learn. Nearly anywhere one goes on campus, the … Continue reading

Fairborn to seek funds boost Colonel Glenn appeal

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Excerpt Fairborn officials will soon be seeking funds to brand one of the most traveled roads in the city that will help connect Wright State University with the businesses that are on the south side of Colonel Glenn Highway. As … Continue reading

Professor Obama grades U.S. colleges, finds it tests him

Excerpt The system has more support among public universities. Students and families should have better data to allow them to make meaningful comparisons, said David Hopkins, president of Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He said current measures focus more on … Continue reading

Search unearths story of Wright factory seamstress

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Excerpt An effort to gather the stories of Wright Company factory workers has uncovered information about one of the first women in the world to work in the aircraft industry. Ida Holdgreve, born in Delphos, Ohio in 1881, worked as … Continue reading