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Local college gears up to tackle national manufacturing workforce problem

Wright State announces Center for Manufacturing Sciences

Excerpt A new college-led, technology-based initiative to fill the manufacturing worker pipeline is getting closer to launch. The Wright State University Center for Manufacturing Sciences — announced in late 2013 — is shaping up to be a major player in education … Continue reading

$20 million for Wright State meant to grow Ohio research

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Excerpt A $20 million earmark in the state budget will allow Wright State University to set up a statewide network to score a bigger slice of federal research funding. Wright State Applied Research Corporation will use most of the money … Continue reading

Free workshop on resume writing, navigating OhioMeansJobs.com

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The July 29 workshop will help participants create effective resumes and cover letters and navigate OhioMeansJobs.com. Continue reading

Major Ohio research network gets state funding

Dennis Andersh to expand the growing applied research efforts at Wright State

Excerpt A proposed research network linking Ohio’s major schools to get more federal research dollars from places like Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has been funded by the state. Funding to support the establishment of the Ohio Federal Research Network passed … Continue reading

WSRI’s RPA program receives $7.5M contract ceiling increase for UAV testing

WSRI's mobile threat and evaluation center outside the institute at 3045 Colonel Glenn Hwy. in Beavercreek.

The Wright State University Research Institute has been awarded a $7.5 million ceiling increase to an existing contract with the U.S. Air Force. Continue reading

Disaster area

Wright State’s Jim Gruenberg says disaster historians could strengthen relief efforts
Jim Gruenberg sitting on rocks at Calamityville

Jim Gruenberg, deputy director of Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville, says disaster historians can help communities prepare for and respond to emergencies. Continue reading

Dayton-area university nets $7.5M to study drones

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Excerpt Wright State University is getting $7.5 million for more research on drones. The Air Force Research Laboratory awarded Wright State another $7.5 million on a contract first awarded in 2011. The new funding will go toward researching ways for … Continue reading

Universities to form network targeting 2,500 jobs, $300M in research

Dennis Andersh to expand the growing applied research efforts at Wright State

Excerpt A measure proposed in the Ohio state budget would earmark millions in funding to help Ohio’s colleges win hundreds of millions in federal research and create thousands of new jobs. Ohio’s budget, which is working its way through the … Continue reading

Adrenaline rush

Wright State grad Tami Ashbridge keeps her nursing skills sharp by volunteering at Calamityville and the National Disaster Health Consortium
Tami Ashbridge at National Center for Medical Readiness

Wright State public health graduate Tami Ashbridge keeps her nursing skills sharp by volunteering at Calamityville and participating in university disaster response program. Continue reading

New nursing program offers immersive disaster response training

New nursing program offers immersive disaster response training

Wright State’s National Disaster Health Consortium holds training exercises on disaster preparedness, response and recovery at Calamityville. Continue reading