Community Service

Wright State engineering students install X-ray room at hospital in the African nation of Malawi

Wright State engineering students installed an X-ray room at a hospital in Malawi. The students included from left, front row: Kaitlyn Danner, Brittanie Koerper and Ashley Mohler; back row: Emily Diller and Olivia Ashworth. (Contributed photo)

A team of Wright State engineering students installed an X-ray room at a hospital in Malawi as part of a series of efforts to help improve health care in the tiny African nation. Continue reading

Organic chemistry

Wright State’s Ri Molnar provides produce to the community through the Pay It Forward Farm
Organic chemistry

Ri Molnar, a Spanish major, operates a community supported agriculture program that grows organic vegetables, charging supporters fees on a sliding scale. Continue reading

Helping people in need

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Four hundred families filed into the Wright State University Nutter Center parking lot. One by one the trunks of their cars were filled with vegetables that were grown by Ohio farmers. Continue reading

String theory

Wright State alum Dennis Geehan '78 uses guitars, volunteerism to ease Vietnam War pain
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Dennis Geehan has volunteered at Habitat for Humanity, Dayton Foodbank, Project READ of Dayton, United Rehabilitation Services of Greater Dayton and K12GalleryandTEJAS. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Medicine student group recognized with AAFP Program of Excellence Award

Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Medicine student group recognized with AAFP Program of Excellence Award

The Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Medicine Interest Group was recognized for its activities in generating interest in family medicine. Continue reading

Wright State students create life-changing mobile food market

Wright State students create life-changing mobile food market

Students launch the nonprofit Dayton Mobile Market to provide fresh produce to residents of Dayton food deserts. Continue reading

Wright State’s baseball team hopes to strike out Huntington’s Disease

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Nationwide, an estimated 30,000 people are battling Huntington’s Disease (HD) and one of those people fighting is Lee Smith. Continue reading

Wright State students spearhead relief effort for earthquake-ravaged Ecuador

Wright State students spearhead relief effort for earthquake-ravaged Ecuador

Donations for Ecuador can be dropped off in the parking lot of Pepito’s Mexican Restaurant in Kettering on May 21 and May 22. Continue reading

Wright State’s Ellis Institute to host Community Health Fair May 19

Duke E. Ellis Human Development Institute

The health fair will provide free health screenings and information about various health service agencies. Continue reading

Growing concern

Wright State volunteers help sprout The Urban Renewal Farm in East Dayton
Reilly Dixon, a 2014 Wright State graduate, has volunteered at The Urban Renewal Farm for about a year.

Volunteers turned a vacant factory in a struggling East Dayton neighborhood into a green urban community garden. Continue reading