Biology

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
Perci Pietro (2)

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

Doctor, doctor

Medical school, medical careers shaping up as a family affair for Wright State father, daughter, son-in-law
Kayla Crager and Kyle Hazlett, right, both major in biology and will attend medical school together next summer, while Mark Crager is working on his Post-Bac Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies.

Medical school and medical careers are shaping up as a family affair for a Wright State father and his daughter and son-in-law. Continue reading

Wright State international students talk about cultural differences

Charles Chugo Chibugo Chiobi holding Nigerian flag

Wright State students from Bangladesh, Nigeria and India compare their homelands to the United States. Continue reading

Fertility field of research

Students help Wright State’s Labib Rouhana advance research on reproduction
Students look at sample in lab

Wright State research project designed to identify genes that broaden the knowledge of reproduction and offer promise for breakthroughs in infertility got a big push forward from students. Continue reading

Picture of health

Wright State alum Julie Bonsall '12 leads pioneering wellness program at Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority
Picture of health

Wright State biology graduate Julie Bonsall ’12 leads a pioneering wellness program at the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority. Continue reading