Monthly Archives: August 2010

A Job Hunter’s Best Friend

Wright State graduate writes a how-to guide for finding a job in today’s economy

When Andrea Foy was looking for a part-time retail job to help offset the expenses of purchasing a house, she went to her job interview as the polished, professional woman she is. While waiting for a manager to interview her, … Continue reading

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Scents & Sensibility

Wright State student paves the way to his master's degree with his own line of vegan soaps

When his job was put on the chopping block, graphic designer Stephen Rumbaugh considered his options for the future… Rumbaugh thought back to a book he read in the early ’90s on soap making and sensed an opportunity. Continue reading

Posted in Humanities and Cultural Studies, Liberal Arts, Magazine, News |

Homegrown Movie

Wright State graduates produce feature film entirely on location in Dayton

A young woman, missing for more than a year, mysteriously returns with no recollection of where she’s been. Her wealthy family welcomes her home with open arms. Haunted by violent visions, she begins to suspect that her father is hiding dark. Continue reading

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Nature’s Kidneys

Wetlands project between Wright State and the Air Force Institute of Technology

Scientists at Wright State University and the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) are conducting an experimental project at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) to demonstrate how wetlands can help clean up. Continue reading

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Two + Two = Fun

Wright State graduate made math an adventure for thousands of students

Middle-school students lucky enough to have Anthony Holbrook as their math teacher got more than lessons in numbers. They got a floor show. Over his 34-year career, the Wright State University graduate made math an adventure. Holbrook’s corny jokes would … Continue reading

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Gordie Wise: The Man at the Microphone

Four decades announcing Raider basketball games

“Welcome to another exciting night of Raider round ball.” Thousands of Wright State basketball followers have heard that greeting at the start of basketball games over the years, but most of those attending would be hard pressed to put a … Continue reading

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Company Man

Electronics executive Don Myers, ’83, has a knack for helping turn smaller companies into big kids on the block.

Myers has catapulted himself to a top spot in the electronics industry and helped smaller companies grow to big ones along the way. Continue reading

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The Puzzle of Autism: Wright State Alumni Are Helping Put the Pieces Together

Stuffed rabbits and teddy bears are scattered around her room. Drawings of stick children, flowers, and sunshine beam from a blackboard. But Vanessa Jensen, Psy.D., is not a schoolteacher. The Wright State University School of Professional Psychology graduate is a pediatric psychologist—a good one. Continue reading

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