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Video: Medical student guest at State of the Union

Bill Elder

Bill Elder, a Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine student, attended the State of the Union Address last week as a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama. He discussed the experience on “Fox 45 in the Morning.” Watch the … Continue reading

Video: Adventure Speaker Series

adventure speaker series

Amy Anslinger, assistant director of outdoor recreation at Wright State, discussed the Adventure Speaker Series on “Living Dayton” on WDTN. The series is organized by Five Rivers MetroParks and Wright State. Watch the video.

Leslie Uggams performs in concert, conducts master classes at Wright State this week

Leslie Uggams on stage

Excerpt Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Leslie Uggams will share her insights and talents with students of the Wright State University Musical Theatre Program today and tomorrow, January 22-23 in Dayton, Ohio. Uggams will become the first major … Continue reading

WSU’s Barlow: Aerospace workers needed in Ohio

Cassie Barlow

Excerpt Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Cassie Barlow has an eye on a growing problem for one of Ohio’s biggest industries. The aerospace industry in Ohio is one of the state’s most lucrative — 170,000 Ohioans are employed there with big … Continue reading

Meet William Elder Jr., a guest of the First Lady at the State of the Union

Bill Elder

Excerpt When Bill Elder was only eight years old, most doctors wouldn’t have expected him to live long. At the time, most cystic fibrosis patients were only expected to live to early adulthood. But thanks to a unique collaboration between … Continue reading

Leslie Uggams Q&A

Leslie Uggams

Excerpt “Leslie Uggams embodies so much of what Wright State University’s theater department values,” said Joe Deer, WSU musical theater professor and director of the Musical Theatre Initiative who appeared with Uggams in “Anything Goes.” “Leslie is an incredible entertainer, … Continue reading

Aerospace workforce center opens at Wright State

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Excerpt A Wright State University professional development center will open today to help the region’s aerospace and defense companies find qualified employees for hard-to-fill jobs, school officials announced Thursday. The Wright State Aerospace Professional Development Center will train, educate and … Continue reading

Panel looks to boost federal jobs in Ohio

Cassie Barlow

Excerpt An Ohio Federal-Military Jobs Commission will tour the state this month to hear ways to retain and expand thousands of government jobs in Ohio. The nine-member panel is set to meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in the … Continue reading

Local singer auditions on ‘American Idol’

Alexis Gomez

Wright State graduate Alexis Gomez talks about trying out for “American Idol” on Fox 45 in the Morning. Gomez’s audition airs on “American Idol” on Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. Gomez graduated from Wright State in 2014 with a B.A. … Continue reading

Ex-WSU pitcher tries to strike out Huntington’s Disease

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Excerpt Over the next four days, Joe Smith and Allie LaForce will involve themselves in some life-changing commitments. The high-profile sports couple — he’s the Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher formerly of the Wright State Raiders; she’s the former Miss … Continue reading