People of Wright State

Dog days

Wright State’s Sarah and Ash McGinley give Marco the pit bull new ‘leash’ on life

Wright State couple Ash and Sarah McGinleys rescued Marco, a pit bull, from an adoption center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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Engineering for a cause

Sam Salchak ’17 uses his engineering degree from Wright State to design a life-sustaining washing machine for a hospital in Malawi, Africa. Continue reading

Stressful situation

Wright State associate professor Jeremy Schumm to train Canadian clinicians in PTSD therapy for military veterans

Canadian clinicians want to adopt a model used by Jeremy Schumm when he was associate director of the PTSD program at the Cincinnati VA. Continue reading

Promised land

Wright State grad student Hadley Drodge pieces together pilgrimage of Randolph slaves to Ohio for museum exhibit

Graduate public history student Hadley Drodge is going through photos, drawings, Bibles and other materials to assemble the exhibit at the National Afro-American Museum. Continue reading

Medical student interns on ‘The Dr. Oz Show’

Rod Gerardo took a year off from medical school to be a medical student producer for “The Dr. Oz Show.” Continue reading

Smashing success

Wright State senior Vanessa Madrigal epitomizes athletics department’s academic emphasis

Vanessa Madrigal enrolled at Wright State to play on the tennis team and study biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Continue reading

Scratch sounds

Stacy Worley II, a liberal studies major at Wright State, plays hip-hop during his weekly show on the student-run radio station, WWSU. Continue reading

Wright State basketball player injured in off-campus accident

Wright State men’s basketball coach Scott Nagy met with the local media and shared his thoughts and feelings for Custer and how the team was responding to the news. Continue reading

Wright State grads create digital marketing company

After taking several communication classes together at Wright State, 2016 graduates Jesse Schrote and Blake Stuck decided to launch 937 Digital. Continue reading

Raining champ

Wright State grad student Bridget Fricke helps engineer rainwater collection system, prosthetic foot

Bridget Fricke, who earned a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Wright State and is working on her M.S. in engineering innovation and entrepreneurship, wants to start her own biomedical company. Continue reading