Wright State in the News

Photos show the horror, drama of Pearl Harbor attack

Excerpt A collection of photographs taken soon after the bombing of Pearl Harbor provide a window into the devastation that occurred that day. Twelve letterpress halftone photographs taken by Navy photographers are part of Wright State University’s Special Collections and Archives … Continue reading

Dayton-area lab mines Twitter to make predictions

Excerpt From data, leaders of local tech start-up Cognovi Labs say they read the future — confirming predictions about how people vote, what they buy and even whether they’re depressed. Cognovi co-founders Amit Sheth and James Mainord are commercializing a … Continue reading

Wright State recognized by White House for community service

Excerpt Wright State University was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the university’s support of volunteering, student community service, service learning, and civic engagement. Read the article from the Dayton Daily News.

Wright State Research Institute to lead $3.4M Air Force project

Excerpt Wright State Research Institute will lead a team that researches new training systems for the Air Force Research Laboratory. WSRI has been named the leader of a $3.4 million public-private partnership effort that includes the Continuous Learning Branch in … Continue reading

Wright State students can save 20% on summer tuition

Excerpt Wright State University students are earning an opportunity to save 20% on tuition when taking up to three credit hours during the summer 2017 semester. Undergraduates that have taken at least 24-credits during the prior fall and spring semesters are … Continue reading

Wright State is going tobacco free

WHIO News Center 7 reports on Wright State’s plan to prohibit all smoking and smokeless tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from use anywhere on campus. Watch the report.

Making Cards 4 Kids is ‘What’s Working Miami Valley’

WDTN 2 News reports on We Serve You’s community service project Cards 4 Kids. During the event, Wright State students, faculty and staff made cards for patients at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Watch the report.

Wright State student is on a 16-year journey to capture moon images

Eric Harris, a freshman electrical engineering major at Wright State, takes photos of the moon nearly every night just outside his Honors dorm. He hopes to photograph the moon through its entire draconic cycle, which takes more than 18 years. Watch … Continue reading

Wright State turns focus to draw in more veterans

Excerpt Wright State University has shifted its attention toward better drawing in, and helping to graduate, veterans and military members. The school has 750 veterans and military-connected students including those who are in active duty, Guard or Reserve, as well … Continue reading

Wright State researchers monitored Twitter to predict a Trump victory

Researchers at Wright State were right: They accurately predicted that Donald Trump would best Hillary Rodham Clinton in the general election to become the 45th president of the United States. On the night of the third presidential debate (Oct. 19 … Continue reading