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Wright State student crowned Ms. Wheelchair Ohio

Jasmine Spradley

Wright State psychology major Jasmine Spradley was crowned the 2015 Ms. Wheelchair Ohio and will represent the state at a national competition in Iowa. Continue reading

UCIE to host celebration of Persian New Year

Fahimeh Fallahi

Wright State students can celebrate the Iranian New Year during a coffee hour hosted by the University Center of International Education on March 27. Continue reading

$37M neuroscience building a draw for Dayton health care

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Excerpt Wright State University is close to finishing the $37 million Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration building it hopes will bring its research into a new era. The building, on the school’s main campus, will host a grand opening next month, with … Continue reading

Wright State to host Orthopaedic Research and Innovation Symposium

Tarun Goswami

Engineering and orthopaedic clinicians and researchers will gather at Wright State for symposium on orthopaedic research and devices. Continue reading

New Wright State building area’s latest neuroscience investment

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Excerpt Wright State University’s new campus Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building represents an exclamation point of sorts on the Dayton area’s long-term attention to neuroscience. Premier Health, Kettering Health Network, Dayton Children’s Hospital and others have made investments in brain and … Continue reading

Wright State alumnus Jeffrey Cooper on a quest to improve the health of the region

Jeffrey Cooper

Wright State graduate Jeffrey Cooper takes the reigns as the new health commissioner for Public Health – Dayton and Montgomery County. Continue reading

Wright State engineering students building mining robot for NASA competition

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Team of engineering students are building a robot capable of maneuvering around a simulated Martian environment while digging, collecting and dumping soil and gravel. Continue reading

Wright State to expand Ohio campus, proposes $20M in construction

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Excerpt Wright State University is laying out plans to expand its Lake Campus. The school has reached an agreement to buy 38 acres of land east of the Celina branch campus, with five concepts proposed to expand its services there. … Continue reading

Old, heavy podiums are a thing of the past

Seeing a campus need: Old, heavy podiums are a thing of the past

Excerpt Wright State University has combined a campus need with an engineering degree requirement to get a much-needed and lightweight piece of equipment for professors and instructors. “A few years ago, we decided that our tabletop podiums were very old, … Continue reading

Video: Crime rate heating up? Experts say yes

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Mike Norris, director of crime and justice studies at Wright State, says crime rates see an increase when temperatures go up. Watch the report from WDTN 2 News.