International Students

International researcher in virtual training of physicians speaks at Wright State

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International research scientist caps visit to Wright State with a seminar to discuss virtual simulators for training physicians. Continue reading

Student, staff members honored at 30th International Friendship Affair

Wright State University to host 29th International Friendship Affair

A Wright State student and two staff members active in helping the university’s burgeoning population of international students were honored during the 30th International Friendship Affair. Continue reading

Wright State to host 30th International Friendship Affair

International Friendship Affair fashion show

The April 5 festival, to be held at the Student Union, will feature exotic food, performances, and cultural booths from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean. Continue reading

Workshop focuses on supporting immigrant entrepreneurs in Dayton

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Supporting Dayton’s immigrant entrepreneurs and preparing young people to compete in the global economy focus of the Immigrant, Inc. workshop at Wright State. Continue reading

All in the translation

Longtime interpreter for U.S. troops in Afghanistan makes his way to Wright State
Zia Anwari

After risking his life as an interpreter for U.S. military forces in Afghanistan, Zia Anwari is now studying at Wright State University. Continue reading

Workshop to focus on supporting immigrant entrepreneurs in Dayton

Richard Herman

Free March 14 workshop will focus on supporting Dayton immigrant entrepreneurs and making Dayton the best place for immigrants to launch and grow their businesses. Continue reading

Shadow of death

Wright State student leader fled native Iraq after attempted kidnapping of father
Fady Al-Banna

Fady Al-Banna is thriving as a student leader at Wright State, just a few years after his family fled his native Iraq. Continue reading

Wright State hosting delegation from Kazakhstan

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Officials from the central Asian country of Kazakhstan examining civic activism and volunteerism in the United States will visit Wright State University this week. Continue reading

Wright State partners with Saudi university to create medical school modeled on Boonshoft School of Medicine

(L-R) Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Dean Marjorie A. Bowman, M.D., M.P.A.; Sulaiman Alyahya, professor and vice president for planning, development, and quality, Qassim University; Saleh Aldamegh, dean of Unaizah College of Medicine, Qassim University; Wright State Provost S. Narayanan; Dean X. Parmelee, M.D., professor and associate dean for academic affairs, Boonshoft School of Medicine, pose for a picture after signing the agreement in June 2013.

Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine is expanding its global reach under a recent agreement that enables a new medical school in Saudi Arabia to get started in an innovative way… Continue reading

Wright State international student enjoys sharing native cuisine


Excerpt Thanks to Wright State University’s LEAP program, students from throughout the world are sharing their cultures — and their cuisine — with others in the Miami Valley. LEAP stands for Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes. One of … Continue reading