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French lesson

Wright State’s Carine Verlin spins life’s challenges into gold
Carline Verlin in Wright State’s Friendship Food Pantry

Carine Verlin grew up in France and later weathered significant challenges. Today, the 43-year-old is a graduate student at Wright State with a psychology degree and is steaming toward a double master’s degree. Continue reading

Latino locomotive

Wright State’s Stephanie Patino-Garfias pushing hard for immigration reform
Stephanie Patino-Garfias

Stephanie Patino-Garfias, a political science and communication major at Wright State, advocates for the Latino community and for immigration reform. Continue reading

Jet jewel

Wright State engineering student Emily Burns puts Air Force engines through computer simulations
Emily Burns in Russ Engineering

Wright State engineering student Emily Burns puts Air Force engines through computer simulations at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Continue reading

Psychological phenomenon

Wright State’s Kevin Smith hopes to combine psychology with political science
Psychological phenomenon

Kevin Smith, who bounced around the foster care system for nearly 10 years before being adopted, is poised to graduate and hopes to combine psychology with political science. Continue reading

Master of disaster

Wright State student Dan Baker manages emergency plans for Toledo-Lucas County Health Department
Dan Baker

Wright State grad student Dan Baker manages emergency plans for the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, coordinating response in a region that includes half a million people, Lake Erie and a nuclear power plant. Continue reading