Wright State in the News

Forbes interviews Wright State expert about Erlich Bachman’s facial hair on HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’

Christopher Oldstone-Moore

Excerpt To learn more about Bachman’s facial hair I turned to Christopher R. Oldstone-Moore, author of Of Beards And Men, The Revealing History of Facial Hair and senior lecturer at Wright State University. I asked him if he could discern … Continue reading

Katherine Myers discusses how Wright State works with students with a range of disabilities

Katherine Leigh Myers is Assistive Technology Specialist for the Office of Disability Services at Wright State University, where she works with students with a wide range of physical and learning disabilities to help them overcome the many challenges they face … Continue reading

Wright State art students’ work on display at Dayton Art Institute part of DDN feature story

Excerpt Each year, the Dayton Art Institute offers four regional college art majors a chance at something big — to exhibit their artwork as a Yeck College Artist Fellow at the prestigious venue. This year’s scholarship winners were Eva Lewis … Continue reading

Englewood Independent details alum’s gift for music practice room

Excerpt FAIRBORN — For eight years of their lives — between the ages of 7 and 15 — Steve and Mike King practiced the piano virtually every day on a baby grand in the living room of their Trotwood home. … Continue reading

Loaded with Wright State STEM students, DDN touts SUCCESS program at AFIT, AFRL

Excerpt The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Students from Community College Gaining Skills and Experience in STEM, or the SUCCESS Program as it is known, is designed as a vehicle to introduce community college students to AFRL and the larger Air … Continue reading

Dayton City Paper profiles Wright State public history grad student

Excerpt Their story is powerful. Nearly 400 freed slaves—including an infant less than 1-year-old and a woman over 100—make a 500-mile pilgrimage on foot and by horse from a Virginia plantation to promised land in Ohio in 1846, only to … Continue reading

Dayton Daily News report: Wright State students on Capitol Hill

Excerpt Two Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine students are pushing for improvements to health care in the nation’s capitol. The students spoke with Ohio legislators on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in May as part of the American … Continue reading

Wright State research on EAB, olive trees featured in Olive Oil Times

Don Cipollini holding piece of white fringetree affected by emerald ash borer

Excerpt A team of researchers from Ohio’s Wright State University has discovered that the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is capable of completing development on olive trees, making it the second official non-ash species of plant that can host the … Continue reading

Former Wright State basketball star’s NBA coaching career profiled in Boston Globe

Excerpt Vitaly Potapenko giggles when he hears “The Ukraine Train.” He’s carried that nickname since his days at Wright State University, when he was a fierce, burly center who ran through the Midwestern Collegiate Conference on his way to being … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald profiles Air Force medic preparing for nursing career at Wright State

Excerpt Today, Barberi is a senior in Wright State University’s Veteran Bachelor of Science Nursing program option, a pre-licensure B.S.N. program option for veteran and active duty personnel from the Air Force, Army and Navy who have completed training as … Continue reading