People of Wright State

Physical attraction

Wright State senior Faith White sees Army ROTC as pathway to medical career

Wright State Army ROTC Cadet Faith White intends to serve at least four years of active duty in the Army after graduating in December with a biological sciences degree. Continue reading

When opportunity knocks

A series of unexpected opportunities leads Christopher Tung ’12 to a successful career at Netflix

How a successful career in finance led alumnus Christopher Tung ’12 to his dream job at Netflix. Continue reading

Press run

Wright State political science grad Lucas Gonzalez lands reporting job with USA Today Network

2019 Wright State graduate Lucas Gonzalez channels passion for politics and storytelling into a promising journalism career. Continue reading

Overseas opportunity

2019 Wright State grad Dhanashri Desai completes engineering internship at Ingersoll Rand in India

Dhanashri Desai, who graduated from Wright State in May with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering, returned to her native India for a valuable internship. Continue reading

Port in a storm

Wright State staff member Ashley Browning operates donation center for tornado victims

Ashley Browning, project manager for the SARDI Program, opened The Heartbeat to distribute goods and foods to those affected by the Memorial Day tornadoes. Continue reading

Machine learning

Frances Smith blossoms into galleried photographer after discovering the camera at Wright State

As a senior Frances Smith developed a thesis photography project exploring her struggle to understand and make peace with her inner self. Continue reading

Force of nature

Wright State alum David Nolin pens award-winning book following conservation career

David Nolin, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biology from Wright State, details the natural and human history of Huffman Prairie in his new book. Continue reading

Public interest

Wright State nursing graduate Christina Norman is a strong advocate of public health

Christina Norman, who has three degrees from Wright State, including a 2019 bachelor’s in nursing, completed a preceptorship with Miami County Public Health. Continue reading

Physics phenom

2019 Wright State grad Carissa Myers is off to earn her Ph.D. in physics with prestigious National Science Foundation award

Carissa Myers, who graduated in May, discovered her passion for physics as a student at Wright State. Continue reading