Professional Psychology

Wright State psychology researcher shines light on unusual genetic disorder

Roshni Rao

Graduate student Roshni Rao’s research leads to recommendations for useful interventions for children with a rare genetic disorder. Continue reading

Video—Wright State grad student’s website helps concussion victims

Samantha Sanderson

As spring sports pick up, so do safety concerns and fear of concussions. There are a number of resources available to help families, including a newer state law to better protect our kids. “That timeline is just gone for me, … Continue reading

Moving display of backpacks raises awareness of suicide on college campuses

Many of the Send Silence Packing backpacks were dressed with photos, beads and personal messages.

Backpacks representing the 1,100 U.S. college students who take their own lives each year blanketed Wright State’s Student Union to raise awareness of mental health issues on campuses. Continue reading

Life support: Wright State to host suicide awareness event featuring traveling display of backpacks

Backpacks on college campus

Backpacks representing the 1,100 U.S. college students who take their own lives each year will grace the Wright State grounds on April 7 to raise awareness of mental health issues on campuses. Continue reading

Wright State graduate student develops formula for treating sex trafficking victims

Michelle Sobon

Michelle Sobon, a School of Professional Psychology graduate student, has developed therapies for victims of sex trafficking. Continue reading

South of the border: Erendira López-García’s job at Wright State followed a twisting career path

Erendira López-García

After working as a dentist and teaching in Mexico, Erendira López-García is now associate director of clinical training in Wright State’s Office of Disability Services. Continue reading

CSIC continues to soar

2014 campaign launches with takeoff event on March 10
CSIC-2014

Wright State University’s annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign will launch with a takeoff event on March 10 at 2 p.m. in the Student Union Endeavour Room. Continue reading

Wright State is moving force behind national Association of Women in Psychology conference

Kathleen Malloy, Jennica Karpinski and Julie Williams

Wright State faculty and alumni are taking an active role in organizing and participating in next month’s national Association of Women in Psychology conference. Continue reading

Wright State doctoral student creates concussion website

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Excerpt Samantha Sanderson’s interest in concussions was both professional and, unfortunately, personal long before she enrolled as a graduate student at Wright State’s School of Professional Psychology. An elite soccer player growing up in Hilliard, just outside of Columbus, Sanderson … Continue reading

Concussion Connection

Wright State graduate student/former soccer star launches website
Samantha Sanderson

Wright State graduate student and former soccer star Samantha Sanderson has cofounded a popular website to educate and support victims of concussions. Continue reading