Biology

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS expands

Amelia Hubbard headshot

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS disciplines enjoys exponential growth in the past year. Continue reading

Tanzania tangent

Wright State’s Aliane Kubwimana visits African nation to job-shadow doctors
Aliane Kubwimana

A trip to her native Tanzania to shadow doctors and nurses produced lifelong memories for Wright State University pre-med student Aliane Kubwimana. Continue reading

Flatworm Flair

Wright State’s Labib Rouhana using planarians to explore the mystery of infertility
Labib Rouhana

Assistant biology professor Labib Rouhana studies planarian flatworms to try to solve the puzzle of human infertility. Continue reading

Audio—Ecologists take on tiny green beetles that infest ash trees

Biology professor Don Cipollini

The emerald ash borer is spreading across the U.S. and destroying ash trees. The pests usually only bothered ash trees, but an Ohio scientist has made a distressing discovery. Listen to the report from National Public Radio.

Duck deductions

Researchers’ genetic work on ducks lands in prestigious scientific journal
Jeffrey Peters and Philip Lavretsky

Research by Wright State biologists on the genetic makeup of ducks was published and highlighted in a prestigious scientific journal. 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

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

Five people with links to Wright State will be those speaking or performing at TEDxDayton2014 Oct. 17. Continue reading

Wright State researcher finds emerald ash borer may have spread to different tree

Biology professor Don Cipollini

Wright State biology professor Don Cipollini finds that the emerald ash borer has apparently spread to white fringetree in the United States. Continue reading

Camera calculus

Communication professor Elliot Gaines teaching water, wildlife video skills to science students
Elliot Gaines underwater

Wright State communication professor Elliot Gaines works to equip science students with the skills to effectively communicate science to the public. Continue reading

Bob Weisman – A Remembrance

Bob Weisman

Robert (Bob) Weisman passed away on July 2, 2014, at the age of 77, leaving a great void in the Wright State family. Continue reading