Psychology

Puppy love

Wright State’s Regina Willen proves that petting is instrumental in reducing stress in shelter dogs
Regina Willen with dog

Wright State researchers find that petting for as little as 15 minutes a day is instrumental in reducing stress of dogs in animal shelters. Continue reading

Psychological phenomenon

Wright State’s Kevin Smith hopes to combine psychology with political science
Psychological phenomenon

Kevin Smith, who bounced around the foster care system for nearly 10 years before being adopted, is poised to graduate and hopes to combine psychology with political science. Continue reading

Wright State student crowned Ms. Wheelchair Ohio

Jasmine Spradley

Wright State psychology major Jasmine Spradley was crowned the 2015 Ms. Wheelchair Ohio and will represent the state at a national competition in Iowa. Continue reading

Misbehavior in the workplace

Wright State’s Nathan Bowling probes bad behavior in company settings
Nathan Bowling

Psychology professor Nathan Bowling’s research on counterproductive work behaviors will be published in the International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Continue reading

Wright State, others vow to continue advancement of women faculty in STEM disciplines

Wright State and three other institutions of higher learning pledged to continuing recruiting more women to tenure-track faculty positions in STEM disciplines. They were represented by (from left): Todd I. Stewart, director and chancellor of the Air Force Institute of Technology; Central State President Cynthia Jackson-Hammond; Wright State  President David R. Hopkins; and University of Dayton President Daniel J. Curran.

Wright State and three other institutions of higher learning pledged to continue recruiting more women to tenure-track faculty positions in STEM disciplines. Continue reading

Fillion signs with professional team in Holland

Emilie Fillion was a Second Team All-Horizon League selection in 2013 for the Raiders.

Emilie Fillion, who completed her playing career for the Wright State women’s soccer team this past fall, has signed a professional contract with FC Twente of the Dutch Premier League. Continue reading

New directions: Wright State psychology students honored for work on GPS navigation systems

Caitlan Rizzardo

Wright State University student researchers honored for their work to improve GPS navigation systems in motor vehicles. Continue reading

Wright State among top universities for industrial organizational psychology

Wright State among top universities for industrial organizational psychology

Wright State University is among the top third of universities worldwide in faculty research productivity in the field of industrial organizational psychology, a new study shows. Continue reading

Wright State, Ohio State, other institutions receive $3.5 million grant to increase underrepresented graduates in STEM fields

Photo of Amma Boakye

The Ohio State University, Wright State University and nine other Ohio colleges and universities will share a $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant over the next five years… Continue reading

FBI Academic Biosecurity Workshop to be held at Wright State University Student Union on Sept. 10

FBI experts will raise awareness of biosecurity risks
FBI Academic Biosecurity Workshop to be held at Wright State University Student Union on Sept. 10

In today’s world, many individuals and groups have threatened to attack the United States with biological weapons. They have targeted laboratories, biotech… Continue reading