Academics

Camera calculus

Communication professor Elliot Gaines teaching water, wildlife video skills to science students
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Wright State communication professor Elliot Gaines works to equip science students with the skills to effectively communicate science to the public. Continue reading

Industry Open House expected to draw employers

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Excerpt Businesses looking for talented students at Wright State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science will have a golden opportunity at an Industry Open House on Friday, Oct. 3. The event, to be held from 3-7 p.m. at the … Continue reading

Wright State professor among experts commenting on NFL’s domestic violence problem

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I have been asked to comment on a recent piece in the NY Times about the aftermath of allegations against NFL players concerning intimate partner violence and child abuse, and its possible impact on female fandom. Continue reading

Social life

Alana Brookshire aiming for career as Army social worker
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ROTC cadet Alana Brookshire is studying social work at Wright State in order to fulfill her dream of serving as a social worker in the U.S. Army. Continue reading

German guide

Wright State’s Dane Thor Daniel among U.S. research ambassadors for universities in Germany
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Lake Campus history professor Dane Thor Daniel selected by Germany’s national academic agency to serve as a research ambassador for universities in Germany. Continue reading

‘Fences’ review – Wright State University – The American family in conflict

Wright State Theatre opens 2014–15 season with August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

Excerpt August Wilson’s tremendously visceral 1987 Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Fences,” among the finest inclusions in his remarkable 10-play “Pittsburgh Cycle” chronicling the African-American experience in the 20th century, opens Wright State University’s 40th anniversary season with emotionally riveting … Continue reading

Wright State launches major WWI project with concert of music from the Great War

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Wright State history and music programs are collaborating on a concert of popular songs from the Great War, the first program in CELIA’s yearlong commemoration of the start of World War I. Continue reading

Industry Open House at College of Engineering and Computer Science expected to draw employers

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The College of Engineering and Computer Science will host a recruiting event and dedicate its Brandeberry Career Development Center during an open house Oct. 3. Continue reading

Mars mission science team includes Wright State professor, OhioLINK patron

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Excerpt Wright State University Research Professor Jane L. Fox, Ph.D., is waiting eagerly for MAVEN—short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN—to swing gently into the orbit of Mars. A faculty member since 1995, Fox has been studying planetary atmospheres since … Continue reading

Rock and roll doctor

Engineering professor Joe Tritschler doubles as prolific musician
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Joe Tritschler has toured the world as a musician, built a home recording studio, earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and now teaches in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
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