Wright State in the News

Wright State student invents medical device that could launch new start-up

Excerpt A Wright State University student drew inspiration from his father’s struggles to create a medical device that could spur a new Dayton-based start-up. Muhammed Hamdan invented a fully automated device that stores, organizes and dispenses pills with 98 percent … Continue reading

Legacies series brings musical theatre professionals to Wright State students

When it comes to the craft of theater, not everything can be learned in a classroom. There’s a long history of theater professionals sharing their knowledge with younger generations. At Wright State University, the Musical Theatre Initiative continues that tradition … Continue reading

Wright State graduate student piecing together people’s stories lost in time

Fox 45’s Adam Aaro talks with Wright State graduate student Haldey Drodge about her project to piece together stories lost in history. Drodge has been combing through everything from pictures to 19th century Bibles, left behind by slaves who came … Continue reading

Darkly compelling ‘Macbeth’ wraps Wright State theatre season

Excerpt Shakespeare’s classic tragedy “Macbeth” concludes Wright State University’s 2016-2017 theater season beginning Friday, April 21, in the downstairs, black box Herbst Theatre of WSU’s Creative Arts Center. Read the article from Dayton.com.

Wright State University students invited to submit designs, up to $750 in prize money

Excerpt Calling all Wright State University students: The City of Fairborn is seeking banner designs to be displayed along the streetlights lining Col. Glenn Highway and other areas of the city. The City and the WSU Art Department have partnered … Continue reading

How World War I changed everything

Wright State University history professor Paul Lockhart wrote a column in the Dayton Daily News about how the First World War shaped our country like few other events. Lockhart’s column was excerpted from the forthcoming catalog for the exhibition “Over There: … Continue reading

Wright State’s Becky Bower honored by Great Lakes Athletic Training Association

Excerpt Becky Bower, the director of the Wright State athletic training program, brought home more than just some good memories and fun stories from the Great Lakes Athletic Training Association’s annual conference near Chicago earlier this month. Bower also returned … Continue reading

You get to choose your own adventure at Wright State’s upcoming ArtsGala


Excerpt An evening to remember awaits you at Wright State University’s 18th annual ArtsGala on April 8. “ArtsGala is a widely successful collaborative effort between our art, music, theater, dance and motion pictures programs at Wright State,” Assistant Dean for Community and … Continue reading

‘9 to 5’: Divine vengeance of the corporate sisterhood

Excerpt Broadway is abuzz about a certain matchmaker’s overdue return, but the Dolly I’d like to bring to your attention can be found atop center stage at Wright State University’s first-rate production of the 2009 Tony Award-nominated musical comedy “9 … Continue reading

Wright State guitar instructor is ‘Someone You Should Know’

Wright State guitar instructor and graduate Jim McCutcheon was featured as “Someone You Should Know” Fox 45. McCutcheon will receive the 2017 Governor’s Award for the Arts in Arts Education on May 17. Watch the report.