Research

Wright State professor studies dead people’s teeth

Amelia Hubbard's current research looks at what ancient DNA and tooth features can tell about the movements and interactions between past peoples.

Wright State anthropologist Amelia Hubbard specializes in the study of past life ways through teeth. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine student selected for Minority Medical Student Award Program

Ramanjot Kang, a third-year medical student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.

The program encourages minority medical students’ interest in hematology by providing the opportunity to create and implement a hematology-related research project. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine interdisciplinary team awarded grant to enhance curriculum, expand medical training program

Boonshoft School of Medicine interdisciplinary team awarded grant to enhance curriculum, expand medical training program

The Boonshoft School of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health and School of Professional Psychology received more than $450,000 to train future clinicians to work in a multidisciplinary team environment. Continue reading

Wright State researchers honored for top paper on technology to improve diagnostics for the human eye

Wright State researchers honored for top paper on technology to improve diagnostics for the human eye

Critical components of the sensing are being fabricated and tested in Wright State’s Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading

Researchers are seeking control subjects for study on genes that cause bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

Researchers are seeking control subjects for study on genes that cause bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

This part of the study seeks African-Americans age 18 or older who do not have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. Continue reading

‘CBS Sunday Morning’ puts Wright State in the spotlight for story on beards

‘CBS Sunday Morning’ puts Wright State in the spotlight for story on beards

A crew from “CBS Sunday Morning” traveled to Wright State to interview Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer of history, about his research on the history of facial hair. Continue reading

Wright State history professor helps organize exhibit on Dayton and World War I

Wright State history professor helps organize exhibit on Dayton and World War I

Using diaries, letters, documents, photographs and artifacts, “Over There: Dayton and the Great War” showcases the essential involvement of Daytonians and local businesses in the war. Continue reading

Handmade lesson

Making artificial hands for children part of Wright State English and communication class project
Ashley Hall, assistant professor of English and communication, holds an artificial hand students in her Digital Rhetoric class created on a 3-D printer. (Photo by Kris Sproles)

Students in this English and communication course also learned how to gather information and then marry words, images and sounds to communicate it. Continue reading

Target talent

Wright State grad student Matthew Scherreik’s paper on target recognition wins top award in international competition
Matthew Scherreik, who is pursuing a  Ph.D. in electrical engineering, won the Lockheed Martin Best Student Paper award for the third year in a row. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Matthew Scherreik, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, won the Lockheed Martin Best Student Paper award for the third year in a row. Continue reading

Video vision

Wright State’s Noah Schroeder, students building sophisticated spaceship video game as teaching tool
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The video game is designed for the many teachers who have trouble finding an educational video game that matches the content they want to teach. Continue reading