Student Profile

Psychological moment

Wright State graduate student Gillian LaRue serving national leadership position in The Association of Black Psychologists’ Student Circle

Gillian LaRue is pursuing a PsyD. at the Wright State School of Professional Psychology and hopes to work with patients at a state mental hospital after graduating. Continue reading

Home sweet health

Wright State nursing student studying to create her “American dream” in health care

Wright State nursing student Rosa Aguilar wants to provide care in the Hispanic community within the greater Dayton area. Continue reading

Making a case

Wright State senior Andrew Puthoff played defendant in re-enactment of historic Dayton murder trial

As an intern at Dayton History, Andrew Puthoff played the defendant in a special courtroom drama. Continue reading

Spiritual minded

Wright State philosophy major Paola Bellini awarded the Erik C. Banks Memorial Scholarship

Paola Bellini received a scholarship established in honor of Erik Banks, the late professor of philosophy. Continue reading

Flight path

Wright State mass communication student Brody Beaver sets his sights on becoming an Air Force pilot

Mass communication student Brody Beaver has enlisted in the Air Force, is in the Ohio Air National Guard, has his private pilot’s license, studies aviation history and takes photos using drones. Continue reading

Poster popularity

Wright State SOPP student Peyton Jones honored for posters at Ohio Psychological Association Convention

Peyton Jones, who is pursuing his Psy.D. at Wright State, was honored for his poster exploring psychological assessments of people whose assigned sex at birth does not match their gender identity. Continue reading

Naval force

Wright State medical student Christiana Draper brings Navy experience to medical school, neuroengineering research

Christiana Draper, an M.D./Ph.D. student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, won a National Institutes of Health Diversity Supplement Award to support for her ALS research. Continue reading

Nervous energy

Wright State postdoctoral researcher Ryan Griggs wins prestigious neuroscience award for his lab’s research on diabetes

Ryan Griggs and his fellow researchers have found that changes in neurons in the brain may be responsible for cognitive dysfunction associated with Type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

In their corner

Wright State SOPP student Brandt Ling serves as vice president of Autism Society of Dayton

Volunteering with the Autism Society of Dayton is one way School of Professional Psychology student Brandt Ling gives back to the community. Continue reading

Smart play

Wright State engineering students Trevor Nartker, Ivan Frasure and Jace Robinson receive prestigious SMART scholarships

Wright State engineering students Trevor Nartker, Ivan Frasure and Jace Robinson will work at the Air Force Research Laboratory after completing their master’s degrees, supported by scholarships from the Defense Department. Continue reading