Biology

Reel happiness

Wright State Lake Campus graduate student Anthony Bell combines aquatic research with championship fishing
Reel happiness

Anthony Bell is conducting master’s degree research on fish physiology and contemplating becoming a professional fisherman. 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

Wright State’s Dan Krane featured on “Investigation Discovery’s” three-night program, “JonBenét: An American Murder Mystery”

Dan Krane

Dan Krane will discuss the role DNA testing played in the Ramsey case on episodes airing Sept. 13 and Sept. 14. Continue reading

Wright State faculty honored for excellence in classroom, research and community

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Each year Wright State recognizes select faculty members for their outstanding work in the classroom and for excellence in research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement. Continue reading

Douglas W. Leaman named dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

Douglas W. Leaman

Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo. Continue reading

Fit for a king: Perci Pietro

Wright State alum and Persian Prince Perci Pietro flourishing in the luxury real estate and business market
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Perci Piétro, a 1996 Wright State graduate, is a real estate entrepreneur in Miami and a descendent of the Qajar Dynasty, which once ruled Persia. Continue reading

Growing concern

Wright State volunteers help sprout The Urban Renewal Farm in East Dayton
Reilly Dixon, a 2014 Wright State graduate, has volunteered at The Urban Renewal Farm for about a year.

Volunteers turned a vacant factory in a struggling East Dayton neighborhood into a green urban community garden. Continue reading

Wright State’s Dan Krane named to state post on college retention

Dan Krane

Wright State biology professor Dan Krane has been named special assistant for completion initiatives by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Continue reading

Laboratory love

Employers beat path to door of Wright State’s Clinical Laboratory Sciences program
From left: Laboratory science students Carly Simmons, Shon Jergens, program Director Tammy Bash and student Lauren Hamrock. Graduates of the Clinical Laboratory Sciences program are in great demand by employers. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Graduates of Wright State’s Clinical Laboratory Sciences program are in great demand by employers. Continue reading

Wright State medical student prepares to lead national SNMA organization

Wright State Medical student prepares to lead national SNMA organization

As president-elect of the Student National Medical Association, Christen Johnson has spent much of the year promoting mental health awareness and leadership development. Continue reading