Wright State in the News

Tony Hall challenges Wright State to fight hunger problem

Excerpt Hall said he is excited about the university’s move to merge the departments of political science and urban affairs and geography to create this new school and prepare students to get involved in complex social issues in the local … Continue reading

Wright State professor talks about increase in female inmates

Karen Lahm, director of crime and justice studies at Wright State University, discussed the increase of female inmates in the Greene County jail with WHIO News Center 7. Watch Lahm’s interview. Read the report from WHIO.

Wright State dedicates the Vishal Soin Innovation Park

Wright State University dedicated the Vishal Soin Innovation Park, which will create new opportunities for research and innovation in the Dayton region. Watch the report from 2 News WDTN.

CNB gives $25,000 to Lake Campus campaign

Excerpt Citizens National Bank, headquartered in Bluffton, recently donated $25,000 to the Wright State University-Lake Campus Rise. Shine. capital campaign. The funds are earmarked for Lake Campus capital projects, including the Agriculture and Water Quality Center, the Advanced Manufacturing Center, … Continue reading

Wright State to launch new school of public affairs

Excerpt Wright State University is merging some departments into a new school of public and international affairs. The school announced Friday morning it will take elements of its departments of political science, urban affairs and geography under the new unit, … Continue reading

Soin gift leads to creation of new Wright State business park

Excerpt Wright State University will dedicate five buildings it has assembled near its camps into a new “Innovation Park” thanks to a gift from the Soin family. Termed the “Vishal Soin Innovation Park,” the school has acquired five office buildings … Continue reading

Wright State to dedicate 5 buildings in honor of Vishal Soin

Excerpt Wright State University will dedicate the Vishal Soin Innovation Park at 11 a.m. Friday. The dedication, in honor of the former chair of the WSU board of trustees, will take place inside the former corporate headquarters of the Wright-Patt … Continue reading

Dayton Opera creates own sets for Mozart comic opera for first time

Excerpt Pam Knauert Lavarnway, best known for her theater sets at Wright State University, was selected to come up with designs that would complement the comic tale of two women purchased from pirates by a Pasha and their eventual rescue … Continue reading

Wright State presents controversial ‘Children’s Hour’

Excerpt Lies encircling an all-girls boarding school fuels the engrossing events within Lillian Hellman’s controversial, rarely produced 1934 drama “The Children’s Hour,” which will be presented by Wright State University beginning Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Festival Playhouse of the … Continue reading

Wright State professor giving inmates a voice through film

A Wright State University professor is giving a group of five women inmates a voice. The project is called Pens to Pictures, and its creator, Chinonye Chukwu, assistant professor of motion pictures at Wright State, says the stories are hard to … Continue reading