Wright State in the News

‘Best day of the year’ as Wright State freshmen move in

Excerpt Wright State University welcomed a new class of freshmen to campus Thursday, as students asked the really important questions — where’s the laundry and how do I get cable TV — and parents hoped their students were prepared to … Continue reading

Wright State professor outlines U.S. Senate race expectations

The U.S. Senate race between incumbent Rob Portman and former Gov. Ted Strickland is one of the most closely watched in the country. WYSO’s April Laissle sat down with Lee Hannah, assistant professor of political science at Wright State University, … Continue reading

Cooper Farms gives to Lake Campus

The Cooper Farms Foundation gifted $75,000 for use in the agribusiness program at the Lake Campus. The program combines classroom instruction and real world perspectives from industry professionals to prepare students to excel in technical and business careers in the … Continue reading

Wright State students will attend debate in New York

Fifteen Wright State students selected to sit in the audience of the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Watch the report from Fox 45 News.

Wright State gets $450K for physician training

Excerpt Wright State University has been awarded more than $450,000 to help train and prepare primary care physicians for the changing world of family practice at a time when the nation is facing a shortage of primary care providers. Nearly … Continue reading

Wright State historian brings ‘Forgotten World War’ stories home to Dayton

Dressed as a YMCA volunteer from World War I, Paul Lockhart shows off the exhibition's replica war trench. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Some call it “The Forgotten World War.” But Wright State history professor is helping make sure people don’t forget the profound impact of World War I and the role the Miami Valley played in it. His efforts to bring that story to … Continue reading

Wright State lab works to mine social media posts

Excerpt A new analytic tool developed at a Wright State University lab is designed to convert statements made on social media into actionable information. Cognovi Labs developed the tool, called Twitris. The lab, backed by Ikove Venture Partners, is a … Continue reading

Wright State names new dean

Excerpt Wright State University has named a new dean for one of its schools. The school said Friday that Doug Leaman will become dean of the college of science and mathematics on Oct. 1. He comes from University of Toledo, … Continue reading

Lake Campus snags fish study grant

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Excerpt Wright State University-Lake Campus research team is conducting a unique study on often-overlooked fish thanks to a grant. Under the direction of Dr. Stephen Jacquemin, assistant biology professor, the research project assesses the swimming performance of small-bodied fish in … Continue reading

Twitris sentiment analysis tool by Cognovi Labs predicted the Brexit hours earlier than polls

Excerpt Cognovi Labs is a new analytics startup that relies on Twitris, a Wright State University-developed tool that claims to be able to take a sample of social media chatter about a specific topic and deduce real-time, large-scale, automated sentiment … Continue reading