Wright State in the News

Sidney Daily News story: Wright State researcher named Fellow

Excerpt Wright State University professor Amit Sheth is a newly elected fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). AAAI is the premier artificial intelligence (AI) professional society. Each year, five to eight distinguished AI researchers are … Continue reading

London School of Economics blog post: Why it will be difficult for Jeff Sessions to put the genie back into the bottle on marijuana policy

Excerpt Last week, the US Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced that he would be revoking Obama-era Department of Justice guidance which left the enforcement of marijuana policy to the states by giving prosecutors more discretion to pursue marijuana cases. A. Lee … Continue reading

DDN story: 2 Wright State online business programs rank in top 20

Excerpt U.S. News & World Report has ranked five of Wright State University online programs among some of the best in the nation. Wright State’s online master’s degree in information systems and its master’s program in logistics and supply chain … Continue reading

Beavercreek News-Current story: Wright State Graduate opens thrift store, serves community

Excerpt Every day after school, a car pulls up in front of TheZe DealZ — a west Dayton thrift store — and a 15-year-old girl pops out. She runs inside, gives owner Zontaye Richardson a hug and returns to her … Continue reading

DBJ story: Wright State looks to establish new innovation lab

Excerpt Wright State University is looking to establish an innovation laboratory that is meant to help foster the growth of entrepreneurship in the Dayton region. The $2 million project would create the Ronald D. Bullock/Bison Gear Innopreneurship Laboratory, to be … Continue reading

Wright State grad, AFRL scientist scales highest peak in South America for research

Excerpt “Horrifically fast winds” ripped open the small tent Kevin D. Schmidt barricaded himself in on a trek to reach the top of the highest mountain in South America that spans the border of Chile and Argentina. Without shelter, Schmidt … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald story: Student interns at Applied Research Associates

Excerpt Landing an internship at Applied Research Associates is no easy thing. Molly Donovan should know. The Wright State University engineering student was still in high school when she had her job interview with the defense contractor, then known as … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald story: Student completing Newman Civic Fellowship

Excerpt It was a bold move for a sixth-grader. Stephanie Patino-Garfias, the only Hispanic student in her class, marched into the principal’s office and asked if she could introduce the Dayton school to Hispanic Heritage Month. Told yes, she ended … Continue reading

Sidney Daily News story: Wright State researchers use gaming app to study burnout among caregivers of dementia patients

Excerpt An unusual and creative approach to detecting burnout among those who care for dementia patients is being studied by Wright State University computer science and social work researchers. It involves word games, computer apps and skin sensors. The project … Continue reading

Xenia Gazette story: Manufacturer to use item made by Wright State students

Excerpt A major food equipment manufacturer plans to begin using a fully automated system for testing its retail scales thanks to a senior design group of Wright State University mechanical engineering students. The students — Mahmoud Kamel, of Mason; Austin … Continue reading