For the Media

DBJ story: Wright State Boonshoft School of medicine receives grant to fight opioid crisis

Excerpt Wright State University has received a grant in part to improve the treatment of opioid addiction. The Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine a one-year … Continue reading

DDN story: Wright State graduate student’s work as ballet teacher with disabled featured

Excerpt Wright State University graduate student Jodi Villars, a longtime ballet dancer, has been teaching dance for 10 years, but she now is teaching a type of ballet that is new to her and that helps those with disabilities. The … Continue reading

Wright State sociology professor featured in WYSO Curious segment

Excerpt Dr. Marlese Durr is a sociologist at Wright State. She says those types of experiences stick with people and get passed down. After the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Durr wrote an article titled “What is the Difference between Slave … Continue reading

DDN story: Wright State professor wins national award for advancing disability issues

Excerpt Wright State University professor Julie Williams has won a prestigious national award for advancing disability issues in psychology and beyond. Williams received the Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues Award from the American Psychological Association during the … Continue reading

Wright State researcher gives Dayton City Paper ‘a crash course in plant reproduction’

Don Cipollini holding piece of white fringetree affected by emerald ash borer

Excerpt Some parts of life are inescapable: death, taxes, and, apparently for this writer, bug sex. Hear me out—I went to professor Don Cipollini’s lab with honorable intentions. I wanted a botany lesson, a family-friendly educational experience. But as it … Continue reading

DDN story: Scene75 expanding out of market, investing in partnership with RSCoB professional business institute

Excerpt Scene75 has also partnered with Wright State University and created a professional business institute. Last week, more than 20 high school students from around Ohio participated in the week-long “business camp” to look at challenges facing Scene 75. Professors, Wright … Continue reading

Journal-News Q&A: New Wright State president looks toward the future, new era

Excerpt Q: What’s your first month on the job been like? Schrader: The first month brought some amazing facts every day – on how integral Wright State is to this community, on the educational opportunities and access it provides, and on … Continue reading

Dayton Daily News reports on new leader of Wright State’s clinical trials alliance

Excerpt Robert L. Mott Jr. has been named medical director of the Wright State University and Premier Health Clinical Trials Research Alliance. Mott is a board-certified preventive medicine physician and retired U.S. Army colonel with 22 years of experience in … Continue reading

Dayton Business Journal: Wright State names new budget architect

Excerpt Wright State University’s new president is bringing aboard a top financial officer from her former Missouri school. The school has hired Walter Branson as its new vice president for finance and operations and chief business officer, overseeing all of … Continue reading

DDN story: Wright State saved more money than expected last year

Excerpt Wright State University’s finances look better than projected, but the school has already fell behind its goal of boosting reserves in the upcoming year despite more than $30 million in cuts. Wright State ended fiscal year 2017 with about … Continue reading