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Good footwork

When players on the Wright State men’s basketball team laced up their sneakers to play the visiting Flames from UIC on Dec. 28, the entire Raiders coaching staff arrived shoeless. Continue reading

Wright State plans normal hours of operation, following union representing some faculty members issuing Jan. 22 strike notice

Wright State University will maintain its normal operating hours following a strike notice filed today by the union representing nearly 560 of the university’s more than 1,700 faculty members. Continue reading

Statement from Wright State University President Cheryl B. Schrader

“Although the union has the right to call a strike, it is disappointing. Certainly, faculty members and their union understand the massive financial challenges the university has confronted in recent years… Continue reading

Wright State Board of Trustees votes to implement last, best offer for AAUP-WSU

Trustees said the action was necessary to move the university forward beyond negotiations, which have proceeded for nearly two years. Continue reading

Award supports health care provider training on addiction screening in 14 western Ohio counties

The funds will support expanded training for health care professionals in the region who treat those suffering from opioid use disorder and other ailments stemming from substance misuse. 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

Making music

Wright State alum Kris Kropff flourishes as head of music publishing for The Lorenz Corporation

Wright State music graduate Kris Kropff intended to work at music publisher Lorenz Corporation for six months. Nearly 20 years later, she’s the company’s president. Continue reading

Excavating an abandoned town, fighting viral infections and restoring a prairie are among the top research stories of 2018

From excavating an abandoned town to fighting viral infections to restoring a prairie, Wright State University faculty and students are undertaking numerous and important research endeavors. Continue reading

Researchers study trauma-specific performance improvement activities performed by emergency medical services

The state-supported research project involves a multidisciplinary team, including emergency medical services providers, engineers and surgeons. Continue reading

Top Newsroom stories of 2018

From a new provost to NCAA tournament appearances by the men’s basketball and baseball teams to funding to expand undergrad research, 2018 was an eventful year at Wright State. Continue reading