Women in STEMM

Digital detective

Wright State computer science major Jacquelyn Smith completes internship with the FBI

An internship with the FBI has led Wright State junior Jacquelyn Smith to pursue a career in law enforcement after she graduates. Continue reading

Chemical properties

Wright State senior Catherine Evers Smith is right at home doing research in the chem lab

Wright State senior Catherine Evers Smith is part of a research team that received funding from the National Institutes of Health to work on a novel approach to fight cancer. Continue reading

Madhavi Kadakia named associate dean for research affairs at Boonshoft School of Medicine

Madhavi Kadakia has served as chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Wright State since 2015. Continue reading

Taking the lead

Wright State’s Considine Scholars Program fostering leadership skills among women in STEM

The Considine Scholars Program funds undergraduate STEM research positions in campus laboratories. Continue reading

3D thinking

Wright State senior Rachel Evans completes manufacturing internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Rachel Evans, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering at Wright State University, researched new manufacturing technologies during a summer internship. Continue reading

President Schrader named to prestigious board for national project to eliminate barriers to women in engineering leadership

Wright State President Cheryl B. Schrader has been named to the Engineering Deans Gender Equity (EDGE) Initiative by the American Society for Engineering Education. Continue reading

Taking the lead

Wright State biologist Paula Bubulya takes part in prestigious HERS Summer Institute for higher education leaders

Inspired by her HERS institute experience, Paula Bubulya wants to help Wright State hire and retain more faculty of color and women in science and expand the mentoring of junior faculty campuswide. Continue reading

Business Wire: Marxent hires Wright State computer science grad

Excerpt Marxent announced today that the company has hired Emily Novak, a graduate of Wright State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science and 2016 recipient of The Marxent Prize – A WSU Scholarship for Women in Engineering. Barry Besecker, Marxent’s CTO … Continue reading

Wright State professor Caroline Cao elected Fellow and secretary-treasurer-elect of national ergonomics organization

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is the world’s largest scientific association for human factors and ergonomics professionals. Continue reading

Wright State’s Cheryl Meyer featured as expert in ABC’s ‘The Last Defense’

Cheryl Meyer, associate dean of the School of Professional Psychology, was interviewed as an expert in forensic psychology for “The Last Defense.” Continue reading