Science & Mathematics

Chance encounter

Wright State’s Joyce Howes donates a kidney to Phil Combs, a former colleague she never knew

Joyce Howes donated her kidney to Phil Combs after he sent an email to his colleagues asking for help. Continue reading

Nervous energy

Wright State postdoctoral researcher Ryan Griggs wins prestigious neuroscience award for his lab’s research on diabetes

Ryan Griggs and his fellow researchers have found that changes in neurons in the brain may be responsible for cognitive dysfunction associated with Type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

Prairie premiere

Restored prairie at Wright State serves as wildlife magnet, research lab and scenic wonder

Students and faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences turned land off University Drive between the Nutter Center parking and Mini University into a prairie. Continue reading

Wright State neuroscience student wants to work in health care policy and politics

Adrian Williams, vice president of the Student Government Association, wants to be secretary of health and human services someday. Continue reading

Lake Campus efforts to address water quality recognized by governor

Collaborative efforts between agriculture and water quality groups surrounding Grand Lake St. Marys were highlighted by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and other state officials. Continue reading

Wright State’s Global Public Health Brigade returns to Nicaragua

Wright State students returned to Nicaragua to work on with infrastructure projects to improve living conditions. Continue reading

Gender matters

Wright State assistant professor Adrienne Traxler co-authors equity article in prestigious Physics Today magazine

Adrienne Traxler, assistant professor of physics, examined systemic bias against women in physics and how what physicists can do to improve things. Continue reading

Global reach

Wright State Army ROTC cadets take part in summer programs, internships around the world

Summer programs and internships help U.S. Army ROTC cadets hone their medical, language and cultural skills as well as to strengthen relationships among U.S. allies. Continue reading

14 Wright State alumni named to Dayton Business Journal’s ‘Forty Under 40’ list

Wright State University made a big splash in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2018 “Forty Under 40” awards. Continue reading

Clinical clarity

Wright State graduate student Joshua Sensenbaugh elected vice president of Students in Pediatric Neuropsychology

Joshua Sensenbaugh, a student at Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology, is focusing his studies in pediatric neuropsychology. Continue reading