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Wright State grad Alexis Gomez rising star in 'American Idol' competition
Alexis Gomez at American Idol audition

Musician and 2014 Wright State graduate Alexis Gomez advances to Hollywood in the current season of “American Idol.” Continue reading

Local singer auditions on ‘American Idol’

Alexis Gomez

Wright State graduate Alexis Gomez talks about trying out for “American Idol” on Fox 45 in the Morning. Gomez’s audition airs on “American Idol” on Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. Gomez graduated from Wright State in 2014 with a B.A. … Continue reading

Ex-WSU pitcher tries to strike out Huntington’s Disease

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Excerpt Over the next four days, Joe Smith and Allie LaForce will involve themselves in some life-changing commitments. The high-profile sports couple — he’s the Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher formerly of the Wright State Raiders; she’s the former Miss … Continue reading

Wright State alum Arif Malik wins prestigious National Science Foundation career award

Arif Malik

Arif Malik obtained his Ph.D. and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in engineering from Wright State. Continue reading

Interview with Wright State alumnus and author James Brubaker

James Brubaker

Wright State alumnus James Brubaker, who teaches creative writing at Southwest Missouri State University, is the author of several books. Continue reading

Interview with Wright State grad and author Ryan Ireland

Ryan Ireland

Ryan Ireland, who earned his B.A. and M.A. in English from Wright State, will publish “Beyond the Horizon” in March. Continue reading

Wright State grad Cedric Alexander named to presidential panel on community policing

Cedric Alexander speaking at Wright State

School of Professional Psychology graduate Cedric Alexander selected to serve on a White House task force to study ways to improve community policing. Continue reading

Fall Commencement in photos

Graduates with diplomas

Wright State honored nearly 1,200 graduating students at its Fall 2014 Commencement ceremony Dec. 13 in the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Ron Bullock CECS donation coverage

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Roundup of media coverage of the $3 million donation by Wright State graduate Ron Bullock to the College of Engineering and Computer Science: Dayton Business Journal: Wright State gets $3M gift for engineering labs Wright State University has received a $3 million … Continue reading

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Wright State grad Curtis Rowland working as chief scientist at National Air and Space Intelligence Center
Curtis Rowland at Air Force base

Curtis Rowland, who has two engineering degrees from Wright State, is chief scientist at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. Continue reading