Wright State in the News

English is her 5th language

Faty Diallo

Excerpt Now a senior at Wright State and still living in Cincinnati, Diallo plans to use her language skills to help other students. “I’m a future teacher in the making, so understanding all these languages will help me be more … Continue reading

Wright State Research Institute lands Air Force contract

Wright State Research Institute Logo

Coverage of Wright State Research Institute’s $14 million Air Force contract: Dayton Business Journal: Why Wright State’s new $14M sensor research contract is a bigger deal than you probably realize The impact of the contract, however, will likely go well … Continue reading

New $1M coffee shops latest in Wright State-ReyRey partnership


The latest series of renovations at Wright State University highlight its continuing relationship with Reynolds and Reynolds. Wright State is cutting the ribbon on a coffee shop several months ahead of breaking ground on a second, thanks to hundreds of … Continue reading

Wright State University partners to use drones at disaster sites

Rufus Smith, director for the National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville.

Excerpt Another major local university is working with Ohio to develop drone technology. Wright State University’s National Center for Medical Readiness has formalized a partnership with the Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center to work on first responder and emergency management … Continue reading

New Wright State literary mag seeks creative writers


Excerpt Wright State University’s Department of English Language and Literatures is relaunching a literary magazine, Mad River Review, says Dennis Loranger, lecturer in English and music. Dennis will also serve as the relaunched magazine’s editor. “Literary magazines tend to rise … Continue reading

Kimberly Barrett: ‘Remembering Selma, Honoring Black History Year-Round’

Kimberly Barrett

In a guest commentary on WYSO Public Radio, Kimberly Barrett, vice president for multicultural affairs and community engagement at Wright State, discusses Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Listen as Barrett explains why “this … Continue reading

Meet the Student: Josie Cheatham

Josie Cheatham

Excerpt Q&A with Wright State University student Josie Cheatham Major: Biomedical Engineering. Year: Freshman. Hometown: Maineville. Q. What were the top three things you were looking for in a school? A. The top three things I was considering when looking … Continue reading

Training students in interpersonal skills and creative brainstorming

Dean Joanne Li

With advances in technology and computing power, Joanne Li, dean of the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University, believes it is more crucial than ever to train students in interpersonal skills and creative brainstorming.

Video: Science Olympiad returns to Wright State

Wheeled Vehicle event

Forty-four schools from around Ohio competed in the 2015 Science Olympiad Invitational held at Wright State University Saturday. The Science Olympiad tests middle and high school students’ ability to solve physics, engineering, math, biology and anatomy problems in complex hands-on … Continue reading

Wright State Research Institute seeks more growth, contract diversity in 2015

Wright State Research Institute Director Jason Parker

Excerpt Wright State Research Institute is seeking an ambitious 2015 as the group hopes to continue its growth in research The research-focused arm of Wright State University has plotted an ambitious course to grow its research portfolio and seek out … Continue reading