Wright State in the News

Xenia Daily Gazette: Wright State professor wins costume contest

Excerpt She got the idea while leafing through a book about snakes with her 9-year-old daughter. The inspiration led Elizabeth Bourgeois, assistant professor of costume design at Wright State University, to create a glittering gold gown with a towering snake-ringed … Continue reading

DDN: Boonshoft School of Medicine survey to study health needs of aging LGBTQ Dayton-area residents

Excerpt A local survey will seek to understand the health needs of aging LGBTQ residents in the Dayton area. It is the first large-scale effort with a rigorous, academic approach to gather data on the population living in Montgomery County … Continue reading

Xenia Daily Gazette: Calamityville receives ‘hotel’

Excerpt The National Center for Medical Readiness received delivery of a Conex “hotel,” Oct. 23 which includes three 12,000-pound structures, to be incorporated with future training and testing events taking place at the tactical training facility. The National Center for … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald: Wright State Theatre presenting ‘Crazy for You’

Excerpt Wright State University Theatre continues its 44th season in the Festival Playhouse with the wildly popular musical: “Crazy for You,” running Thursday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Nov. 18. Experience a homage to the beloved, optimistic musicals of the 1930s: … Continue reading

WLIO: Wright State Lake Campus continues to grow and doesn’t plan on stopping

Excerpt The Wright State Lake campus is focusing on one word right now, “growth”. This year, Lake Campus has set a record for enrollment with over 1,500 students, plus they have grown the number of degree programs that they offer … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State researcher wins $500K Navy award

A Wright State University researcher has been awarded $501,000 from the U.S. Navy to study the physiological reaction to fatigue and reduced oxygen. Matthew Sherwood, a research engineer at the university, and his team will partner with the Naval Medical … Continue reading

DDN: Dr. LeRoy of Wright State elected president of physician group

Excerpt A Dayton physician, Dr. Gary LeRoy, is the new president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The national physician group represents 131,400 physicians and medical students. The group stated that LeRoy in his new role “advocates on behalf … Continue reading

WHIO: Wright State chemistry researchers awarded more than $400K for cancer-fighting project

Excerpt A team of chemistry researchers received a three-year, $462,195 award from the National Institutes of Health to help work on a novel approach to fighting cancers. Kuppuswamy Arumugam, an assistant professor of chemistry at Wright State University, and Jonathan … Continue reading

Business Wire: Marxent hires Wright State computer science grad

Excerpt Marxent announced today that the company has hired Emily Novak, a graduate of Wright State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science and 2016 recipient of The Marxent Prize – A WSU Scholarship for Women in Engineering. Barry Besecker, Marxent’s CTO … Continue reading

DDN: Local couple’s photo booth company continues strong growth

When Fairborn resident Jake Prichard started a photo booth company with his brother as a 21-year-old student at Wright State University, he never expected it to take off. But the company now operated by Prichard and his wife Jayme has … Continue reading