Education & Human Services

Wright State research in Sierra Leone focused on translation, stressors

John Conteh, assistant professor in the Department of Human Services, conducted research how to translate a World Health Organization questionnaire into Krio. Continue reading

Wright State to host DEA summit, state legislative panel to battle opioid crisis

On Oct. 16, an Ohio House task force chaired by Rep. Robert Sprague will convene at the Wright State Nutter Center beginning at 1:30 p.m. to learn what the community is doing to battle the drug crisis. Then, beginning at 4 p.m., the Nutter Center will host a summit supporting a new initiative by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Continue reading

Coming home

Wright State University’s 50th anniversary Homecoming Week ended with the annual Chili Cook-Off and a concert by former student and touring musician Clark Manson. Continue reading

Wright State at 50

University hitting its stride at the half-century mark

Originally founded as a branch campus of The Ohio State University and Miami University, Wright State became an independent institution in 1967. Continue reading

Teaching temperament

Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964. Continue reading

Military discipline

Zachary Schulze, an Army ROTC cadet and athletic training major, stays disciplined as he prepares for a career in the military. Continue reading

Flying Fishes

Wright State super alums establish legacy scholarship in the name of their sister

The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s. Continue reading

Wright State’s Homecoming Week packed with activities as university marks 50th anniversary

Chili cookoff

The special Homecoming Week features a golf cart parade, chili cook-off, bonfire, dining-in-the-dark event and a reunion of Wright State’s founding classes. Continue reading

Wright State staff and faculty honored for excellence

President Cheryl B. Schrader and the campus community recognized award recipients during the University Convocation and Awards Ceremony. 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