Academics

Fit for a king

Wright State alum and Persian prince Perci Piétro flourishing in the luxury real estate and business market
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Perci Piétro, a 1996 Wright State graduate, is a real estate entrepreneur in Miami and a descendent of the Qajar Dynasty, which once ruled Persia. Continue reading

Rare earth

Wright State anthropology students uncover artifacts from Revolutionary War battlefield
Rare earth

The dig is part of a program created by assistant professor Lance Greene to investigate the archaeology and history of Shawnee settlements in Ohio. Continue reading

Mock presidential debate in the works as part of campus activities leading up to real debate

Mock presidential debate in the works as part of campus activities leading up to real debate

Student Government is planning numerous debate-related activities, including festivals, musical acts and debate watch parties, on campus leading up to Sept. 26. Continue reading

Theater theory

Wright State improv students use acting skills to give incoming freshmen glimpse of college life
Theater theory

Theatre students will perform sketches challenging situations incoming students may face during the Raider Academy residential summer program. Continue reading

Business driven

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High school juniors and seniors learned what it’s like to work in the field of business during a residential camp hosted by Wright State’s Raj Soin College of Business. Continue reading

Wright State history professor talks about history of beards on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

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Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer and researcher in the Department of History, discussed trends in facial hair during a story on beards that aired June 19 on “CBS Sunday Morning.” Watch the story, “Letting one’s hair WAY down.”

Wright State honored for its work on disability access and inclusion

Wright State honored for its work on disability access and inclusion

The American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity honors Wright State as a national leader of services for students with disabilities. Continue reading

Eric S. Bennett named professor and chair of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology at Wright State

Eric S. Bennett named professor and chair of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology at Wright State

Eric Bennett previously served as professor and vice chair of the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology and associate dean for Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Programs at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Continue reading

College spirit

Wright State’s Nickolas Hayden flourishing on the heels of getting his GED
On the heels of getting his GED, Nickolas Hayden is flourishing as a computer engineering and philosophy major at Wright State. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Nickolas Hayden is majoring in computer engineering and philosophy and hopes to pursue a career in computer programming or create apps or video games. Continue reading

Training, athletic trainers

Training, trainers

Wright State’s Athletic Training program has a 100 percent job placement rate for students who want to work immediately after graduation. Continue reading