Wright State in the News

Wright State’s presidential search committee hosts panel discussion on higher education in Ohio

A distinguished panel of university presidents and state lawmakers discussed the state of higher education in Ohio during a symposium hosted by Wright State’s presidential search committee. Watch the report from “Five on 2” on WDTN.

Wright State researchers track social media during presidential debate

Researchers at Wright State University monitored social media traffic for the third and final presidential debate involving Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donald Trump. Their focus was on Twitter. The Applied Policy Research Institute at WSU studies social sciences, and that … Continue reading

Wright State gauges love and hate on Twitter toward Clinton and Trump

Excerpt When Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump take to the stage on Sunday for the second presidential debate, tens of millions of viewers will also take to Twitter to dish out observations, try to influence the political conversation … Continue reading

Wright State, Sinclair renew Double Degree Program

Excerpt Wright State University and Sinclair Community College have agreed to continue a partnership that allows students to “move seamlessly” from one school to another as they pursue a bachelor’s degree. The Double Degree Program provides students with academic advisors … Continue reading

Work with veterans earned Wright State a No. 1 rating by military group

Excerpt Angela Hall spent more than six years in the Marine Corps before enrolling at Wright State University, and the change of scenery was unsettling. “I wanted to be normal, but the first couple weeks I started to get overwhelmed … Continue reading

Wright State University celebrates $1.5M donation

Excerpt Wright State University said it will use a newly pledged donation of $1.5 million to help continue the consolidation of student services on campus. WSU alumna Shirley Berry and her husband, John, have pledged $1.5 million to the university, … Continue reading

Alumna donates $1.5M to Wright State

Excerpt Wright State University has landed a $1.5 million grant from an alumna and her husband. Shirley Berry and her husband John are donating the money for student success initiatives at Wright State, especially for programming and operations at the … Continue reading

Wright State opens season with ‘Restoration’

Wright State opens season with ‘Restoration’

Excerpt The play’s the thing as Wright State University prepares to open its 42nd season with the 17th century romantic thriller “Restoration!” beginning Thursday, Sept. 22, inside the Festival Playhouse of the newly renovated Creative Arts Center. This quasi world … Continue reading

Wright State political science professor discusses presidential debates

Lee Hannah, assistant political science professor at Wright State, discussed the presidential debates on “Five on 2” on WDTN on Sept. 16. Watch the interview.

New app helps Wright State students stay on track

Wright State testing student success smartphone app

Excerpt Wright State University has launched a smartphone app called Guide, which is designed to help students stay on track and connect to campus resources. WSU is running a pilot project involving about 1,000 new students with a goal of … Continue reading