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Wright State’s Lake Campus embraces, impresses Cheryl B. Schrader during her first presidential visit

Cheryl B. Schrader paid her first visit as Wright State University president to the Lake Campus, meeting with faculty, staff and community leaders… Continue reading

First-year students receive free calendars

Sarah Cicora, an academic adviser in the Department of Psychology, helped secure a donation from ACCO brands of 951 calendars for students taking first-year seminars at Wright State this fall. Continue reading

Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: Alphonso Smith

Like many of his peers, Alphonso Smith planned to work at Wright State only a few years, but ended up staying for his entire career at the university that he helped build. Continue reading

Interdisciplinary team awarded grants to transform primary care curriculum and opioid addiction training

The federal grant will help transform the primary care curriculum across faculty and graduate and undergraduate programs in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics in addition to nurse practitioner and physician assistant programs. Continue reading

Video virtuoso

Wright State alum Kevin Cornell named Ohio’s 2016 PBS Lead Digital Innovator

Kevin Cornell, a two-time Wright State graduate, teaches kids about science through his popular YouTube channel. Continue reading

Wright State sociology professor featured in WYSO Curious segment

Excerpt Dr. Marlese Durr is a sociologist at Wright State. She says those types of experiences stick with people and get passed down. After the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Durr wrote an article titled “What is the Difference between Slave … Continue reading

DDN story: Wright State professor wins national award for advancing disability issues

Excerpt Wright State University professor Julie Williams has won a prestigious national award for advancing disability issues in psychology and beyond. Williams received the Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues Award from the American Psychological Association during the … Continue reading

Wright State faculty to lead community conversations on books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Community conversations pair faculty with community leaders and other experts to facilitate wide-ranging discussion of themes and issues raised in books that have won the award. Continue reading

Wright state of mind

Two sisters and their cousin have more than family in common: they all majored in psychology at Wright State. Continue reading

DDN story: Scene75 expanding out of market, investing in partnership with RSCoB professional business institute

Excerpt Scene75 has also partnered with Wright State University and created a professional business institute. Last week, more than 20 high school students from around Ohio participated in the week-long “business camp” to look at challenges facing Scene 75. Professors, Wright … Continue reading