Academics

Wright State University research on olive trees and emerald ash borer featured on Entomology Today

Wright State researchers find that emerald ash borer, which is destroying ash trees in a large swath of the United States, can also successfully complete development on olive trees. Continue reading

Medical student to receive Excellence in Public Health Award

The U.S. Public Health Service will recognize Nicholaus J. Christian for his involvement in public health issues in his community. Continue reading

Statistical standout

Google selects research proposal from Wright State computer science student Matt Piekenbrock

A research project by Matt Piekenbrock, a graduate computer science at Wright State, was selected by the Google Summer of Code 2017 competition. Continue reading

Dog days

Wright State’s Sarah and Ash McGinley give Marco the pit bull new ‘leash’ on life

Wright State couple Ash and Sarah McGinleys rescued Marco, a pit bull, from an adoption center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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Science superstars

Stars of the future compete at Wright State University in 2017 Science Olympiad National Tournament

Science Olympiad brought more than 5,000 students, educators and parents from all 50 states to Wright State, pumping an estimated $1.7 million into the local economy. Continue reading

Medical student committed to serving as a rural pediatrician

After graduation, Kristen Free White will begin a residency in pediatrics through the Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

Wright State management expert contributes to Wall Street Journal article about corporate boards

Excerpt The conventional wisdom couldn’t be clearer: The more independent a company’s board is, the better. The presence of any company employees, other than perhaps the company’s CEO, can only bring trouble. The conventional wisdom couldn’t be more wrong: Boards … Continue reading

New York Times interviews Wright State expert for story about beards

Excerpt Christopher Oldstone-Moore, author of the 2015 book “Of Beards and Men: The Revealing History of Facial Hair,” maintains that history more than biology establishes meanings for facial hair. “I wonder if the positive effects of beards are a matter … Continue reading

Medical students learn how to administer Naloxone

The training brought together students from medicine, pre-medicine, nursing, psychology, social work, pharmaceutical medicine and physician assistant studies. Continue reading

Fox 45 profiles Wright State psychology professor’s research on suicide

Fox 45’s Adam Aaro talks with Wright State professor Cheryl Meyer about a book she wrote that’s tackling a tough subject: suicide. The book is called “Explaining Suicide: patterns, motivations and what notes reveal.” Meyer wrote it after the Montgomery … Continue reading