Wright State in the News

Wright State history professor talks about history of beards on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’


Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer and researcher in the Department of History, discussed trends in facial hair during a story on beards that aired June 19 on “CBS Sunday Morning.” Watch the story, “Letting one’s hair WAY down.”

Wright State professor outlines what to expect at Democratic Convention

Next month, the Republican and Democratic parties will host their national conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia respectively. WYSO’s April Laissle sat down with Lee Hannah, assistant professor of political science at Wright State University, to discuss intricacies of the Democratic … Continue reading

Wright State offers support to students after Orlando tragedy

The office of LGBTQA Affairs arranged to have counseling staff available in the LGBTQA Community Engagement Room on June 14 for students following the Orlando, Florida, tragedy. Campus community members who needs additional support in the aftermath of this tragedy … Continue reading

Wright State students jump for presidential debate roles

Excerpt Wright State University students have jumped at the possibility for seats and volunteer opportunities at this fall’s presidential debate. The school says 1,850 students have joined the ticket lottery or sought volunteer opportunities for the Sept. 26 Presidential Debate … Continue reading

Local musician’s CD showcases trumpet versatility

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Daniel Zehringer, associate professor of music, discussed his new album, “Journeymen’s Songs: The Music of Steven Winteregg” on WYSO Public Radio. Zehringer also serves as head of the Trumpet studio, coordinator of the Faculty Brass Quintet and conducts the Wright State University Trumpet Ensemble. Listen to the … Continue reading

Wright State students unveil war history at Clark County dig

Professor Lance Green is leading a team of students at the dig at George Rogers Clark Park in Clark County over what was once a Shawnee Indian village and the site of the biggest Revolutionary War battle in Ohio. Watch … Continue reading

Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine graduates 100

Excerpt Almost half of the 100 medical students who received their M.D. degrees from the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine last month will remain in Ohio during residency, according to the school. Nearly a quarter of the graduates … Continue reading

Wright State student learns at Fairborn plant

Excerpt Adam Pohl, a biology major at Wright State University, records oxygen levels in water at Fairborn’s water reclamation facility. He took the initiative to call the City of Fairborn to find out more about a career in water treatment. … Continue reading

Wright State grad launches mobile dental equipment repair business

Excerpt Raising three daughters and working as a mechanical engineer since graduating from Wright State University in 2007, Fai Leung of Springboro hadn’t really pictured himself starting his own business. “There is a lot of industry in this area,” Leung … Continue reading

All eyes will be on Wright State for September 26 presidential debate

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Wright State University President David R. Hopkins and Chief of Police David Finnie talk to WDTN 2 News about the impact the Sept. 26 presidential debate will have on Wright State and the region. Watch the report.