Wright State in the News

DDN story: Marriott drops lawsuit against Wright State for canceled rooms

Excerpt A local hotel has dropped its lawsuit against Wright State University for rooms that were canceled when the school lost the first presidential debate of the 2016 election. Attorneys representing Concord Hospitality Enterprises Co., the management company that runs … Continue reading

DDN story: U.S.-North Korean tensions: WSU to explain what’s really going on

Excerpt Wright State University experts in politics, religion and history are planning a panel discussion on U.S.-North Korea relations. The discussion, “Is It Just Bluster, Insults and Threats? What to Make of U.S.–North Korean Relations,” will take place 3:30 p.m., … Continue reading

DDN story: Wright State could merge 4 colleges into 2 as part of reorganization

Excerpt Wright State University is undergoing a program prioritization process that could result in the merger of multiple departments and even entire colleges. The university is considering merging its College of Education with the College of Liberal arts to create … Continue reading

DDN story: Wright State launches $6.5 million campaign for new archives center

Excerpt Wright State University has announced a $6.5 million fund raising campaign to create a new home for its historical archives. Amanda Wright Lane, great grandniece of Wilbur and Orville Wright, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough will … Continue reading

WKEF story: WSU honors anniversary of first flight on Wright Brothers Day

Excerpt FAIRBORN, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) – Everyone knows Ohio is the birthplace of aviation, and Wright State University took some time to honor the people who made that possible Friday. The university got its name from the Wright Brothers, and they … Continue reading

Lima News story: Delphos native wins $20,000 scholarship for Wright State med school

Excerpt DELPHOS — Tricia Warnecke is a first-year medical student at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine who first became interested in medicine when she broke her foot as a child. Warnecke worked as a nurse’s aide while going … Continue reading

Journal-News story: Wright State partners with DEA to highlight dangers of opioids

Excerpt Wright State University is working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to host an event later this month. The DEA and WSU will host a summit at the Nutter Center on Oct. 16 to spotlight the dangers of opioids. … Continue reading

Dayton Daily News: Wright State partners with DEA to highlight dangers of opioids

Excerpt Wright State University is working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to host an event later this month. The DEA and WSU will host a summit at the Nutter Center on Oct. 16 to spotlight the dangers of opioids. … Continue reading

Dayton City Paper review: Wright State Theatre begins 43rd season with a bang

Excerpt Walking into the Festival Playhouse performance space, it was clear that this play was going to please. Director Joe Deer, cast, and crew delivered on their promises as soon as the house welcomed us on opening night. The set … Continue reading

DDN story: Wright State engineering students analyze Mars mission

Excerpt Meteor strikes, temperature extremes, ultraviolet radiation and cramped living quarters – a group of Wright State University engineering students used their collective brainpower to overcome these challenges thrown up by a manned mission to Mars. “Let’s Go to Mars!” … Continue reading