Wright State in the News

WCPO: Here’s how Dayton native Hannah Beachler helped bring ‘Black Panther’ to life on the big screen

Excerpt Production designer Hannah Beachler wants you to know that “Black Panther” is a lot of fun to watch. But it’s something more, too. “This whole movie is about having reverence for African culture and African-American culture,” said the Dayton, … Continue reading

Beavercreek News-Current: Wright State researchers help develop semiconductor

Excerpt A scientific breakthrough that promises to make the LED lighting in everything from table lamps to streetlights more efficient and affordable is a step closer to reality thanks to help from Wright State University researchers. “It has been recognized … Continue reading

Xenia Daily Gazette: Wright State students study data analytics

Excerpt A data-analytics project designed to help Scene75 Entertainment gain a deeper insight into its customers and what attracts them is under way at Wright State University. Scene75 is the largest entertainment center in the nation, attracting more than 1 … Continue reading

WCPO: Wright State alumna’s art installation at CVG reminds Greater Cincinnati residents of what we have in common

Excerpt The Tri-State has never felt smaller than in an easily passed corner of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Tens of thousands of people pass by it, near gate B13, every day. At a time many feel divided by race, sexual orientation, … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State alumna, Dayton printing executive talks mentoring

Excerpt Wright State University 2003 alumna Kate McEwen is among the mentors at the DBJ’s 2018 Bizwomen Mentoring Monday event on Feb. 12. McEwen is plant manager for Dayton-based the Lorenz Corp. The event brings women together in a casual, … Continue reading

WCPO-TV: Wright State’s Ryan Custer, living life to the fullest

Excerpt Ryan Custer is a loving son and brother, a loyal friend and teammate. He’s also an inspiration. The 20-year-old has a passion for basketball, eats three Chick-fil-A sandwiches for lunch when his former coach visits, and is interested in … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald: WSU adopts tuition guarantee program

Excerpt Wright State University is adopting a program that guarantees the same annual cost of tuition, housing and dining during a four-year college career for newly admitted, degree-seeking undergraduate students who are Ohio residents. Since these basic costs will be … Continue reading

Dayton Daily News: Meet the Wright State graduate who helped create ‘Black Panther’

She’s survived some tough times, but at the moment Hannah Beachler is definitely “in the pink.” It’s not just because she’s been labeled the “production designer of the moment” by a weekly entertainment trade magazine or because the Wright State … Continue reading

WLIO: Wright State Lake Campus opens new facility

Excerpt Agriculture and Water Quality are two separate programs at Wright State University’s Lake Campus, but a new facility aims to show them how their research works together. After 18 months of work, Lake Campus is finally ready to open … Continue reading

Xenia Daily Gazette: WSU Theatre presenting ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

Excerpt Wright State University Theatre continues its 43rd season with the Tony Award-winning drama “The Grapes of Wrath” now through Feb. 11 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Performances are 7 p.m. Feb. 2, 7 and 8; … Continue reading