Wright State in the News

Wright State stages ‘Hot Mikado’

'Hot Mikado' group sing along

Excerpt Wright State University’s 40th anniversary season continues Thursday, Oct. 23 with its opening of the rarely staged, dance-heavy musical “The Hot Mikado,” a swinging 1940s jazz and blues twist on the classic 1885 Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera “The … Continue reading

‘Holidays in the Heartland’ part of Wright State’s World War I series

Photo of the orchestra and choir onstage at the Schuster Center.

Excerpt “Holidays in the Heartland,” Wright State’s annual musical concert, will honor veterans and remember World War I this year as part of the year-long project entitled “A Long, Long Way: Echoes of the Great War.” The concert, slated for … Continue reading

Museum to participate in Dayton Regional Science Festival

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Excerpt Dr. Jason Deibel, an associate professor at Wright State University, is currently working with the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s Education Division while on sabbatical. He will lead four museum programs during the Dayton Regional Science Festival … Continue reading

Wright State to manage high-tech intelligence training center

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Excerpt Wright State University has taken a big step to boost its workforce development efforts. The school’s Wright State Applied Research Corp. recently signed a shared services and management agreement with the Advanced Technical Intelligence Center in Beavercreek. Also known … Continue reading

Rise.Shine. campaign announcement

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Roundup of media coverage of Rise. Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University: Dayton Daily News: Tom Hanks to lead $150M fundraising effort at Wright State Academy and Emmy Award winner Tom Hanks and Amanda Wright Lane, great grandniece of … Continue reading

Emerald ash borer research

Biology professor Don Cipollini

Roundup of coverage of biology professor Don Cipollini’s emerald ash borer research. WYSO Public Radio: Emerald ash borer could have a new host A Wright State University researcher has found evidence that the emerald ash borer, a destructive invasive insect, … Continue reading

Wright State president emphasizes collaboration

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Excerpt Wright State University’s (WSU) sixth president, Dr. David R. Hopkins, recently visited Greenville to encourage industry and educational leaders across the county to collaborate with the university in preparing students for the future of our workforce. “As we work … Continue reading

WSRI to test fly unmanned aerial system

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Dayton Business Journal: Wright State to fly first drones Wright State Research Institute has been given permission to fly its first drones. The institute has been granted permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly the eBee unmanned aerial system, … Continue reading

Video: Wright brothers honored at Wright Sate

Wright brother impersonators Tom Benson and Roger Storm

Celebrating innovation and aviation at Wright State University.  The school held a special celebration Thursday ahead of Wright Brothers Day on Sunday. The university is named in honor of the Wright Brothers, and today’s party featured speakers, re-enactors and flight … Continue reading

Wright State grad named chief scientist at Air Force intelligence agency

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Excerpt A Wright State University graduate was named chief scientist at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center and will be a primary advisor to the military commander at the secretive agency. Curtis A. Rowland, a 32-year veteran at the … Continue reading