Wright State in the News

Wright State to manage high-tech intelligence training center


Excerpt Wright State University has taken a big step to boost its workforce development efforts. The school’s Wright State Applied Research Corp. recently signed a shared services and management agreement with the Advanced Technical Intelligence Center in Beavercreek. Also known … Continue reading

Rise.Shine. campaign announcement

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Roundup of media coverage of Rise. Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University: Dayton Daily News: Tom Hanks to lead $150M fundraising effort at Wright State Academy and Emmy Award winner Tom Hanks and Amanda Wright Lane, great grandniece of … Continue reading

Emerald ash borer research

Biology professor Don Cipollini

Roundup of coverage of biology professor Don Cipollini’s emerald ash borer research. WYSO Public Radio: Emerald ash borer could have a new host A Wright State University researcher has found evidence that the emerald ash borer, a destructive invasive insect, … Continue reading

Wright State president emphasizes collaboration


Excerpt Wright State University’s (WSU) sixth president, Dr. David R. Hopkins, recently visited Greenville to encourage industry and educational leaders across the county to collaborate with the university in preparing students for the future of our workforce. “As we work … Continue reading

WSRI to test fly unmanned aerial system

Wright State Research Institute Logo

Dayton Business Journal: Wright State to fly first drones Wright State Research Institute has been given permission to fly its first drones. The institute has been granted permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly the eBee unmanned aerial system, … Continue reading

Video: Wright brothers honored at Wright Sate

Wright brother impersonators Tom Benson and Roger Storm

Celebrating innovation and aviation at Wright State University.  The school held a special celebration Thursday ahead of Wright Brothers Day on Sunday. The university is named in honor of the Wright Brothers, and today’s party featured speakers, re-enactors and flight … Continue reading

Wright State grad named chief scientist at Air Force intelligence agency

Logo for the Wright State Alumni Association

Excerpt A Wright State University graduate was named chief scientist at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center and will be a primary advisor to the military commander at the secretive agency. Curtis A. Rowland, a 32-year veteran at the … Continue reading

Business Dean Joanne Li named to Dayton BizWomen Power 50 list

Dean Joanne Li

Excerpt Joanne Li is dean of the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University. Wright State has been growing its business school under Li’s helm, which aids business growth across the Dayton region. She also has taken a role … Continue reading

Video: Little free libraries headed to Dayton community


A national initiative has made its way to the Miami Valley. It is called the Little Free Library and it gives young and old opportunities to have books in their homes. At Wright State University Tuesday, donated newspaper street racks … Continue reading

Wright State to celebrate innovation

Wright brother impersonators Tom Benson and Roger Storm

Excerpt Wright State University will celebrate the innovative spirit of its namesakes and researchers working on campus at the school’s fourth annual Wright Brothers Day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. The observance marks the anniversary of Wilbur Wright’s … Continue reading