Science & Mathematics

International Education Week at Wright State to kick off Monday

Wright State student Aaron Lane, studied abroad in China in the fall of 2013 with the Dalian Exchange Program.

Headlined by a visit from Selingo and his seminar, “A World Unbound: The Changing Nature of Higher Education and Internationalization,” the week’s events promote the benefits of global education. Continue reading

Brain power

Wright State’s Jim Olson bringing the study of neuroscience to young students across the nation
Jim Olson in his lab

Wright State researcher Jim Olson recognized for his work with Science Olympiad to promote neuroscience education in elementary and high schools around the country.
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Emerald ash borer spreads to new places, new trees

Biology professor Don Cipollini

Excerpt Not only has the emerald ash borer recently been spotted in places it never was before, but according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it has also jumped trees. The emerald ash borer, an invasive insect that likely got … Continue reading

Formula developed by Wright State scientists could shed light on global climate change

Professor Allen Hunt in his office

Research by two Wright State faculty members Allen Hunt and Thomas Skinner will be published in Chaos, a physics journal. Continue reading

Wright State launches its ‘Rise. Shine.’ campaign with a flourish

Eddie McClintock on stage

View photos from the dazzling Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University gala at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Wright State physicist calculates spread of Ebola

Physics professor Allen Hunt

Wright State physics professor Allen Hunt publishes statistical analysis of the spread of the Ebola virus. Continue reading

Museum to participate in Dayton Regional Science Festival

Jason Deibel

Excerpt Dr. Jason Deibel, an associate professor at Wright State University, is currently working with the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s Education Division while on sabbatical. He will lead four museum programs during the Dayton Regional Science Festival … Continue reading

Tom Hanks’ strong connection to Wright State University springs from his early acting days

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks, co-chair of Wright State’s Rise.Shine. fundraising campaign, has a long-running love affair with the university. Continue reading

Emerald ash borer research

Biology professor Don Cipollini

Roundup of coverage of biology professor Don Cipollini’s emerald ash borer research. WYSO Public Radio: Emerald ash borer could have a new host A Wright State University researcher has found evidence that the emerald ash borer, a destructive invasive insect, … Continue reading

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University promises to expand scholarships, attract more top-flight faculty and support construction of state-of-the-art facilities. Continue reading