Wright State in the News

Wright State grad creates sets for television, film

Martin D. Fahrer

Excerpt When his fourth-grade teacher told him his drawings were “just scribbles,” Martin Fahrer stopped making art. But when his Wright State University professor, Joe Tilford, insisted he learn to draw if he wanted to become a stage designer, he reconsidered … Continue reading

From Wright State to House Speaker

State Rep. Cliff Rosenberger keeps Rowdy Raider close to his heart.

Excerpt In 2012, Rosenberger graduated Wright State University with a degree in public administration/urban affairs. His framed degree hangs in his office that overlooks the Ohio Statehouse. “I’m so proud of that bad boy, it’s right there,” he said. WSU … Continue reading

Ron Bullock CECS donation coverage


Roundup of media coverage of the $3 million donation by Wright State graduate Ron Bullock to the College of Engineering and Computer Science: Dayton Business Journal: Wright State gets $3M gift for engineering labs Wright State University has received a $3 million … Continue reading

Audio—From the Air Force to ice cream, navigating a transition out of the service

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Today WYSO begins a new, local series called Veterans’ Voices. You will hear military veterans from the Miami Valley interviewing their fellow veterans. The project is a collaboration with the Wright State University Veteran and Military Center. Vets have a lot … Continue reading

Wright State selected as computer programming center


Excerpt Wright State University has been selected as a center to teach high-speed, high-performance computer programming, school officials announced Tuesday. Wright State is among a select group of universities around the globe designated as a CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture) … Continue reading

Wright State selects French professor for international award

S. Narayanan, Kirsten Halling and Michelle Streeter-Ferrari

Excerpt Kirsten Halling, an associate French professor at Wright State University, has been selected for the university’s 2014 International Education Award winner. In presenting her the honor, WSU noted that she “helped spur the dramatic growth of Wright State’s French … Continue reading

$3.1M pedestrian bridge to link Beavercreek, Fairborn


Excerpt Construction of the $3.1 million pedestrian bridge that will span Interstate 675 in the vicinity of Wright State University is underway with bridge piers and abutments now in place after the first month of work. The 467-foot long, 12-foot … Continue reading

Madrigal Dinner @ Wright State University

Photo of Bill Rickert and a woman dressed in Renaissance garb.

Excerpt Since 1983, the annual Madrigal Dinner, produced each December by the Wright State University Student Union with the Department of Music, has provided the greater Dayton community with a musical and dramatic interpretation of these fabulous medieval ceremonial feasts. … Continue reading

Collegiate Theatrics: Emma Jordan of Wright State University

Emma Jordan on stage

Excerpt For people who have known her since she was a child, it may seem like Emma Jordan has been fated to live a life onstage. Growing up in her hometown of Dickson, she was acting on stages throughout Middle … Continue reading

Social media class giving Wright State students an edge

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Excerpt A unique class focusing on how to build an Internet brand using different social media websites is proving to be a popular and productive addition to the courses at Wright State University. Social Media and Personal Branding, offered to … Continue reading