Wright State in the News

Media coverage of Emily Bingham’s Jeopardy run


Wright State senior Emily Bingham advanced in the “Jeopardy! College Championship,” thrilling a crowd of supporters who gathered on Feb. 2 to cheer her on at a watch party. Bingham’s semifinal contest will air at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9, in Dayton … Continue reading

Wright State actress is breaking new ground


Wright State University student Nerissa Johnson is breaking barriers before an audience, and getting rave reviews. Johnson, who has Cerebral Palsy, is sharing a role as a flower vendor in Wright State Theatre’s production of “A Streetcar Named Desire.” This week, she’ll … Continue reading

​‘Desire’ to turn up heat at Wright State

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Excerpt The kindness of strangers will once again propel the haunting, heartbreaking potency of Tennessee Williams’ 1948 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “A Streetcar Named Desire” as Wright State University presents the landmark play beginning Thursday in the Festival Playhouse. Set in … Continue reading

Jeopardy episode featuring Wright State student airs next month


Excerpt If you tune in to catch the Feb. 2 episode of “Jeopardy!,” you’ll likely notice a familiar college logo and colors being worn by one of the contestants. That’s because Wright State senior Emily Bingham traveled out to Los Angeles last … Continue reading

Fighting cancer through fitness


Excerpt There are, of course, some precautions and checking with a doctor is always advisable before beginning an exercise program. “One thing you want to watch out for is immune function,” said Karen Wonders, who is also the program director and … Continue reading

Wright State terrorism experts on Fox19 Cincinnati

Wright State terrorism experts on Fox19 Cincinnati

Terry Oroszi, director of the Master of Science and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defense Certificate Program in the the Boonshoft School of Medicine, and Larry James, professor in the School of Professional Psychology, discussed their new book “Weapons of Mass Psychological … Continue reading

China’s looming care crisis

Barbara Hopkins, associate professor of economics, writes about how the Chinese Communist Party’s decision to abandon the “one-child” policy is not likely to fend off the worsening care crisis associated with an aging population. Read her thoughts on the Care Talk … Continue reading

College credit program could get surge of teachers

Excerpt Close to 100 local high school teachers could become eligible to teach College Credit Plus courses in the next two years, thanks to state grants involving three local colleges. Wright State University, in partnership with Clark State Community College, … Continue reading

After a close shave, the beardless status quo returns to politics

Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer of history, wrote about why politicians usually do not wear beards in the Wall Street Journal. His commentary begins: “America’s highest-ranking facial hair has fallen to the razor. In November Paul Ryan made headlines when he quit … Continue reading

Three from Dayton area to receive Governor’s Awards for the Arts

Excerpt Three Dayton-area nominees will receive high honors from the state for their efforts in promoting the arts. Nine winners were announced Wednesday to receive awards at the 2016 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio, and among them were … Continue reading