Academics

Aha moments

Philosophy professor William Irvine authors book on world-changing insights
William Irvine holding his book

Latest book by Wright State philosophy professor William Irvine examines moments of insight that shape the world. Continue reading

New dean for Wright State Lake Campus

Jay Albayyari headshot

There’s a new dean on the job at Wright State’s Lake Campus. Jay Albayyari took over for Bonnie Mathies who retired recently. Albayyari had been acting dean since April 1 and was able to work alongside Mathies who helped him transition … Continue reading

Wright State’s musical theater prof will be inducted into Dayton’s Theatre Hall of Fame

Joe-Deer-backstage

Excerpt Actor/director Saul Caplan says the selection of Joe Deer as this year’s Theatre Hall of Fame inductee was pretty much a no-brainer for the selection committee. Deer’s induction will take place in conjunction with the community’s annual DayTony awards … Continue reading

Swiss students visit Wright State to learn about social work in the U.S.

Swiss and Wright State social work students and faculty

Students from Switzerland’s Zurich School of Applied Science visited Wright State during an exchange program focused on comparative social work and its practices. Continue reading

Statistical standout

Wright State graduate Whit Alley '15 scores with Nielsen Ratings
Whit Alley in the Student Union

Wright State statistics graduate Whit Alley ’15 scores a job with Nielsen Ratings after answering question from interviewers that tripped up other candidates. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Medicine student group recognized with AAFP Program of Excellence Award

Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Interest Group students

The Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Interest Group was one of 19 medical schools nationwide recognized by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine professor honored as Family Medicine Educator of the Year

John Donnelly headshot

John F. Donnelly, professor of family medicine in the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine, was named the 2015 Family Medicine Educator of the Year by the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine welcomes the class of 2019 at convocation ceremony on July 26

Boonshoft School of Medicine students at convocation

The speaker at this year’s Convocation and White Coat Ceremony is Evangeline Andarsio, a 1984 graduate of the Boonshoft School of Medicine and clinical associate professor at the medical school. Continue reading

John C. Duby named professor and chair of pediatrics at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

John C. Duby named professor and chair of pediatrics at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

John Duby previously worked the Boonshoft School of Medicine from 1990 to 2000 as a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics. Continue reading

Wright State’s Tamera Schneider to take prestigious rotating scientist position at National Science Foundation

Tamera Schneider in her office

Wright State psychology professor Tamera Schneider will direct the National Science Foundation’s social psychology program in the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences. Continue reading