Wright State in the News

Fairborn Daily Herald: Wright State part of national effort to archive history

Excerpt Chris Wydman, archivist and records manager in Special Collections and Archives at Wright State University, is the university’s liaison to Project STAND, a national effort to preserve and archive that history-making student activism. The Vietnam War. Segregation. Pollution. All … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State wins $500K to buy virtual reality equipment for job training

Excerpt New virtual reality equipment that will help teach everything from anatomy to science and engineering will soon be available to Dayton-area college students thanks to a workforce development award from the state. The Ohio Department of Education has approved … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State University researchers win $1.8M award to battle viral respiratory infections

Excerpt A team of researchers at a local university could be making strides in viral respiratory infections research, thanks to new funding. Biology researchers at Wright State University will be receiving approximately $1.8 million over the next five years to fund their … Continue reading

Dayton.com: Wright State’s BIG connections to ‘Hamilton’

Excerpt When it comes to staging a Broadway play, Wright State University alumnus Cameron Holsinger can tell you a thing or two. He is the first assistant stage manager for the high-octane, spectacularly successful “Hamilton: An American Musical.” Holsinger started out as … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State grad who helped create ‘Black Panther’ movie named alumna of the year

Excerpt Hannah Beachler, the 2005 Wright State University graduate who has worked on some of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters in recent years, has been named the WSU Alumni Association’s “2018 Alumna of the Year.” Beachler will visit Wright State on … Continue reading

DDN: U.S. News ranks Wright State business, engineering programs in best colleges list

Excerpt U.S. News & World Report has released its 2019 college rankings and Wright State University made multiple lists. The Soin College of Business earned Wright State its highest rating in the annual college ranking. The college of business was … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State student picked for statewide military education council

Excerpt A graduate student at Wright State University has been selected to serve on a state military education council. Erin Lunday has been appointed to the State Council on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, which hears cases for the Military … Continue reading

Xenia Daily Gazette: Wright State core protected despite cost cuts

Excerpt Wright State University has experienced declining enrollments and budget deficits at various times during the past decade, with staff, administrators and faculty all having to tighten their belts. But in terms of lost positions, the data shows the university’s … Continue reading

Dayton.com: Nicole Scherzinger takes home major Wright State award

Excerpt The former lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls absorbed as much as she could while a student at Wright State University. “When I chose Wright State, I said I’m going to be a sponge and I’m going to get … Continue reading

DDN: These former colleagues didn’t know one another at Wright State. Then one donated a kidney to the other.

Excerpt For nearly two decades, they both worked at Wright State University at the same time, not far from each other. But they never met. Then in a very cosmic way, their paths crossed when Joyce Howes donated one of … Continue reading