Wright State in the News

Fairborn Daily Herald: Wright State reflects on first moon landing

Excerpt When he was a boy, Neil Armstrong played the baritone in a band called the Schoolboy Mississippi Moonshiners. And he cleaned the mixing machine as part of his job at a bakery in his hometown of Wapakoneta. These lesser-known … Continue reading

Springfield News-Sun: Wright State library remodeled with $1.1M in state funding

Excerpt Wright State University students returning to campus this year will see the library transformed with new carpeting and furniture, changes based on a student survey conducted four years ago. The project to replace the old furnishings, which officials said … Continue reading

Newsday quotes Wright State business professor in recession prep story

Excerpt There’s perception and then there’s reality. For many folks, the glass is already nearly half empty, while others feel it will be not too far in the future. In a new survey, “Experts vs. Everyday Americans,” Bankrate.com says 40 percent of … Continue reading

WDTN: Wright State library combines study and workout with new bikes

Wright State University added new library equipment aimed at helping students stay active and healthy during long periods of study or homework. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State survey shows support for West Carrollton safety tax hike

Excerpt More than half of West Carrollton residents would support a tax increase to fund emergency safety services, according to a recent survey. A Wright State University survey commissioned by the city found that 52.8 percent of West Carrollton respondents … Continue reading

DDN: Next generation of doctors takes first ethics oath in Dayton

Members of the next class of medical students at Wright State University now have their white coats and a stethoscope, after taking their first oath of professional medical ethics on Sunday. There were 120 students accepted into the upcoming class … Continue reading

Daily Standard: Wright man for the job

Excerpt During a lengthy and robust law enforcement career that started in 1971 and continues to this day, Kip Wright said one role in particular has given him considerable satisfaction – courthouse tour guide. Wright, 69, said nothing beats the … Continue reading

DBJ: Gov. DeWine appoints two Dayton business leaders to Wright State board

Excerpt Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has named new board of trustee members to Wright State University. They are: Marty Grunder of Bellbrook (Greene Co.) has been appointed to the board for a term beginning July 3, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024; … Continue reading

Wright State filmmaker, alum Steve Bognar joins Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences

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The Oscar-nominated filmmaker is among the newest members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State invests $1.1M in library upgrades

Nearly a year after receiving $13.5 million from the state capital budget, Wright State University is putting those dollars to work. Wright State has invested $1.1 million in renovations to the Dunbar Library at its main campus in Fairborn. In August, the library … Continue reading