Biology

Bob Weisman – A Remembrance

Bob Weisman

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

Leading the pack

Wright State faculty, staff and students hold top state and national leadership positions
Wright State leaders

Wright State is teeming with leaders who hold national and state positions and populate influential organizations in education, science, labor, health, athletics and the arts. Continue reading

Wright State students heading to the Amazon Rainforest

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Excerpt This summer eight Wright State students will be traveling almost 4,000 miles to Manu National Park, Peru for the expedition of a lifetime. Under the watchful guidance of Marcia Wendeln, professor of tropical biology, and Dr. James Runkle, students … Continue reading

Fishing expedition

Biologist Stephen Jacquemin brings worldly experience to quest for new generation of nature lovers
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Biologist Stephen Jacquemin uses a variety of worldly experience to inspire a new generation of nature lovers. Continue reading

Fen Yen

Vital wetland owes existence to biology professor Jim Amon
Jim Amon in the Beaver Creek Wetlands

Retired Wright State biology professor Jim Amon has spent the past 25 years helping preserve and restore a vital wetlands. Continue reading

Video—Expert on DNA evidence speaks at YSU

Dan Krane

Except DNA evidence is becoming more widely used and necessary in criminal court cases. Dan Krane is a professor of biology at Wright State University and is one of the world’s foremost DNA experts.  He’s served as a witness in over … Continue reading

Wright State University’s Dan Krane named American Council on Education Fellow

Dan Krane

Dan Krane, president of the faculty at Wright State, named an ACE Fellow by the American Council on Education. Continue reading

Wright State honors graduating seniors as Top Scholars

David Goldstein, Larrilyn Louise Yelton and Sheila Shellabarger

Scholars are honored with books purchased in their names for the Wright State University Libraries’ collections. Continue reading

Homegrown and farm raised

Ph.D. student Renee Albers conducting key pregnancy research from agricultural launching pad
Renee Albers

Ph.D. student Renee Albers is conducting key pregnancy research in the in the Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology. Continue reading

Hands-on approach to learning encourages students to question more

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Excerpt Wright State University associate professor Lisa Kenyon is bringing fun back into the classroom. Kenyon said the curriculum she helped develop at Northwestern University gives students a hands-on approach to learning. IQWST — Investigating and Questioning our World through … Continue reading