Science & Mathematics

Wright State offering 20 percent rebate again on cost of undergrad summer classes

summer rebate

Wright State undergraduate students from Ohio can save up to 20 percent on tuition by taking undergraduate classes during the summer semester, under the university’s Summer Tuition Rebate plan. Continue reading

Wright State will become tobacco free on July 1, 2017

Wright State will become tobacco free on July 1, 2017

All smoking and smokeless tobacco products, as well as nicotine-delivering products like e-cigarettes, will be prohibited from use anywhere on campus. Continue reading

Wright State’s Stephanie Goodwin honored with Leadership Award from the ACE Ohio Women’s Network

(From left) Stephanie Goodwin, Denise McCrory and Robin Selzer with Leadership Awards from the ACE Ohio Women's Network (Contributed photo)

As director for faculty development and leadership, Stephanie Goodwin is responsible for assessing, developing and implementing campus-wide faculty development/leadership initiatives. Continue reading

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Wright State Lake Campus graduate student Anthony Bell combines aquatic research with championship fishing
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Anthony Bell is conducting master’s degree research on fish physiology and contemplating becoming a professional fisherman. Continue reading

Wright State University unveils special scholarship fund for members of Ohio National Guard

Robert Fyffe, vice president for research and dean of the Wright State Graduate School, left, and Maj. Gen. Mark E. Bartman announced the creation of a scholarship fund for Ohio National Guardsmen attending graduate school at Wright State.

The scholarships will pay up to $2,500 in tuition per semester for a full-time graduate student who is also a current member in good standing with the Ohio National Guard. Continue reading

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Wright State animal behavior students study bird migration, predator evasion during research trip to Poland
From left: Michal Kraszpulski, Martin Gooden, Rosa Tweed and Shana Huntsberger were among the Wright State faculty and students were took part in during a study abroad trip to Poland to research bird migration. (Photo by Will Jones)

The students on the trip made observations about various animal behavior experiments and produced research papers. Continue reading

Wright State University researchers find that olive trees could be vulnerable to emerald ash borer

Wright State University researchers find that olive trees could be vulnerable to emerald ash borer

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

Theme and interest housing in demand by Wright State freshmen

students in newly decorated dorm

Interest by freshmen in themed housing options motivated Residence Life and Housing to restructure and expand its themed housing communities. Continue reading

Wright State’s Allen Hunt develops new tool to measure soil production that offers promise in predicting global warming

Wright State’s Allen Hunt co-authors book on new tool that offers promise in predicting global warming

Being able to predict soil production also helps with soil conservation, protecting crops, preventing landslides and forecasting changes in the landscape. Continue reading