Wright State in the News

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

Industry Open House expected to draw employers


Excerpt Businesses looking for talented students at Wright State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science will have a golden opportunity at an Industry Open House on Friday, Oct. 3. The event, to be held from 3-7 p.m. at the … Continue reading

Wright State professor among experts commenting on NFL’s domestic violence problem

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I have been asked to comment on a recent piece in the NY Times about the aftermath of allegations against NFL players concerning intimate partner violence and child abuse, and its possible impact on female fandom. Continue reading

‘Fences’ review – Wright State University – The American family in conflict

Wright State Theatre opens 2014–15 season with August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

Excerpt August Wilson’s tremendously visceral 1987 Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Fences,” among the finest inclusions in his remarkable 10-play “Pittsburgh Cycle” chronicling the African-American experience in the 20th century, opens Wright State University’s 40th anniversary season with emotionally riveting … Continue reading

A bevy of Wright State University Homecoming festivities Sept. 29–Oct. 4

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Excerpt Wright State University invites students, alumni and friends to campus to participate in the 2014 Homecoming festivities Sept. 29–Oct. 4. Wright State students will celebrate Homecoming with a week of activities that will conclude Saturday, Oct. 4, when alumni … Continue reading

Mars mission science team includes Wright State professor, OhioLINK patron

Concept illustration of the MAVEN spacecraft near Mars

Excerpt Wright State University Research Professor Jane L. Fox, Ph.D., is waiting eagerly for MAVEN—short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN—to swing gently into the orbit of Mars. A faculty member since 1995, Fox has been studying planetary atmospheres since … Continue reading

Video: Wright State welcoming thousands for Air Force marathon


The Air Force 5K hosted by Wright State University and the Air Force Marathon will attract 15,000 people to campus, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the streets of Fairborn while generating nearly $10 million for the region’s economy. Watch the report … Continue reading

Wright State offers professional development courses


Excerpt Wright State University has introduced a new professional development program to extend learning opportunities for engineers, computer scientists and managers, school officials announced. The program is intended to help professionals continue to learn throughout their professional career, said Jennie … Continue reading

Wright State opens 40th season with ‘Fences’


Excerpt August Wilson’s 1987 Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Fences,” an indelible portion of Wilson’s impressive 10-part “Pittsburgh Cycle” chronicling the African-American experience in the 20th century, opens Wright State University’s 40th anniversary season Thursday. In this profound, riveting tale … Continue reading

3 questions with … WSRI research scientist Michael Cox

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Excerpt The heady world of artificial intelligence is where Michael Cox lives. Wright State University is where he works. Cox is Wright State Research Institute’s newest senior research scientist. But he’s no stranger to WSU or the Dayton area. Cox, … Continue reading