Around Campus

Wright State’s Robert Sweeney honored by state commission for Latino affairs

Robert Sweeney and Veronica Sweeney

Robert Sweeney, executive vice president for planning at Wright State, honored for supporting and advancing the interests of the Hispanic community. Continue reading

Wright State Physicians now offers travel education and immunization services

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Wright State Physicians Family Medicine offering travel vaccines, medicines and safety tips for those traveling outside the United States.
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‘Remote Area Medical’ to be shown at Boonshoft School of Medicine Oct. 23

Documentary shows how rural America provides health care to uninsured
‘Remote Area Medical’ to be shown at Boonshoft School of Medicine Oct. 23

“Remote Area Medical” focuses on pop-up medical clinic that serves the poorest and most vulnerable Americans. Continue reading

Five decades of student journalism

Wright State’s student-run newspaper The Guardian turns 50 this academic year
Leah Kelley, editor-in-chief of The Guardian

Fifty years after publishing its first issue, The Guardian has evolved from a four-page black-ink paper to a colorful weekly publication. Continue reading

Bluegrass bloomer

Engineering student Trent Williams releases solo album
Wright State electrical engineering student and bluegrass musician Trent Williams released his first solo album, a labor of love tilted “Someday.” (Photo by Jenny Buckler)

Wright State electrical engineering student and bluegrass musician Trent Williams released his first solo album, a labor of love tilted “Someday.” Continue reading

Wright State to host ‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

Tom Batiuk will join panel discussion on exploring serious topics like cancer in popular culture on Oct. 13. Continue reading

Stein Galleries lets you draw on its walls

The Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries’ annual “Draw on the Walls” event takes place Thursday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

People of all ages can have artwork displayed at the Stein Galleries during the “Draw on the Walls” event on Oct. 16. Continue reading

Costa Rican students, teachers benefit from Wright State alum’s Peace Corps stint

Wright State grad Carl Weitz

Wright State alumnus Carl Weitz worked with students and English teachers in Costa Rica as a member of the Peace Corps. Continue reading

Teradata COO to discuss power of analytics in talk at Wright State

Raj Soin College of Business logo

Teradata Chief Operations Officer Bruce A. Langos will discuss using analytics to transform business and higher education on Oct. 16. Continue reading

Study abroad myth buster

Annual fair, increased scholarship support aimed at opening eyes, doors for students
(left) Wright State student Hannah Dos Santos, studied abroad in Morocco in the fall of 2013. Dos Santos is an international studies major who went abroad to study arabic.

A growing effort by Wright State to increase both scholarship money for travel abroad and encounters with students who have already done it is under way. Continue reading