Student Profile

Retired WNBA player to graduate with M.D. degree

After starring at Beavercreek High School, Boonshoft School of Medicine student Alison Bales played basketball for Duke and in the WNBA for the Indiana Fever and the Atlanta Dream. Continue reading

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

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

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

Tall talent

Wright State senior Tony Carpenetti was drawn to mechanical engineering because it includes the design and manufacturing of machines. Continue reading

Medical student volunteers in Jordan to champion women’s health

Katie Adib, a second-year medical student, served as a translator for American medical doctors caring for refugees. Continue reading

Courage for the future

Brianna Brown, a senior majoring in crime and justice studies at Wright State, hopes to work with the FBI or help juveniles in the criminal justice system. Continue reading