Science & Mathematics

New Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Applied Science and Mathematics approved by the state

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New College of Science and Mathematics program is designed for students possessing a B.S. or M.S. degree in mathematics, physics or other related disciplines. Continue reading

Puppy love

Wright State’s Regina Willen proves that petting is instrumental in reducing stress in shelter dogs
Regina Willen with dog

Wright State researchers find that petting for as little as 15 minutes a day is instrumental in reducing stress of dogs in animal shelters. Continue reading

8 cool things you didn’t know about Dayton geology

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Excerpt We all know that the Gem City is beautiful on the surface, but have you ever wondered what’s below us? We talked with David Schmidt, director of undergraduate programs in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at Wright … Continue reading

What can we learn from California’s water crisis?

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Excerpt California’s long-running drought made national headlines earlier this month when Gov. Jerry Brown announced sharp reductions in water use that will affect everyone in the state. While we here in the Midwest aren’t as worried today about water use, … Continue reading

Wright State University’s dazzling new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building a research powerhouse

Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building exterior

Wright State will celebrate the opening on the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building with a ceremony April 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. Continue reading

Bull’s-eye

Architectural features of new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building hit the mark
NEC Building glass fins

Chilled ceiling beam, anti-vibration floor and a glass facade stripped with energy-saving fins are among the many architectural highlights of Wright State’s new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading

Podium shift

CaTS engages students, faculty, staff to find solution at front of the classroom
One of eighty proposed designs, the new tabletop podium was designed by 2014 engineering graduate Trent Williams. It was chosen by faculty members to be the best solution that fits their needs.

Next fall, sharp-eyed Wright State University students may notice a change at the head of the classroom. Continue reading

Wright State University applies to host 2016 presidential debate

Exterior photo of the Wright State University Nutter Center

Wright State University is making its case to again represent Ohio in a presidential election event. Continue reading

In neuroscience, Dayton begins to make mark

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Excerpt Wright State University is readying to open its $37 million Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building, a structure university leaders promise will be a unique hub where neurology, medicine, engineering and computer science will meet. “It’s safe to say there’s no … Continue reading

Best feeling possible

Wright State neuroengineer Sherif Elbasiouny to conduct pioneering prosthesis research in new NEC Building
Sherif Elbasiouny with prosthetic arm

Wright State neuroengineer Sherif Elbasiouny will conduct pioneering prosthesis research in the new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading