Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wright State rallies for March of Dimes

Photo of: Front row, left to right: Dawn Kilby (WSU 2004); Jacalyn “Jackie” Allen, director, Dayton Division March of Dimes; Daisha Dansby, daughter of Dawn Kilby; DeMarrione “Marri” Dansby, daughter of Dawn Kilby and ambassador, 2012 Miami Valley March for Babies; and Anna Kilby, mother of Dawn Kilby, grandmother of Daisha and Marri and Hangar employee. Back row: Jacqueline McMillan, vice president for enrollment management; and President David R. Hopkins.

President David R. Hopkins, who is chairing this year’s campaign with his wife Angelia, introduced this year’s March for Babies Ambassador, DeMarrione “Marri” Dansby… Continue reading

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A modern “Merchant” photo gallery

Photo of a man with a puppet

Wright State University’s contemporary production of William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” continues this weekend at the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

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Video—Wright State expert weighs in on what’s behind the pump price crisis

((Excerpt)) Wright State Global Business Professor Dr. Riad Ajami attributes the spike to the political instability in the middle east, investors trying to buy and own oil and an improvement in the US economy. “We are looking at a situation … Continue reading

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Symposium keynote speaker to discuss sexual violence

Photo of a "slutwalk"

The keynote lecture of the 2012 Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality Symposium will address the racial implications of the SlutWalks movement. Continue reading

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Ohio Governor appoints/reappoints members to OCHLA

((Excerpt)) Ortiz, Latino community liaison for Wright State University, said he will keep the governor informed of all issues affecting Latinos, and efforts to create jobs around the state for Latinos and all Ohioans. “It’s a nice honor,” Ortiz said … Continue reading

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WSU researcher creates ‘nano brushes’ that remove contaminants from water

((Excerpt)) FAIRBORN — A Wright State University researcher believes she may have found a tiny solution to an increasingly big problem. With the help of students and colleagues, Sharmila Mukhopadhyay, director of Wright State’s Center for Nano-Scale Multifunctional Materials, has … Continue reading

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Students learn about health careers at Path to Health Professions Day

Photo of Wright State student at Path to Health Professions Day

Several hundred high school and college students interested in pursuing careers as doctors, nurses, veterinarians or other health professions converged… Continue reading

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Boonshoft School of Medicine accepting applications for summer 2012 Horizons in Medicine Program

Application deadline is April 3 for this program designed to give high school students a sense of career possibilities in health care
Photo of two students in lab coats.

This unique program offers high school students, mostly from disadvantaged or minority backgrounds, the opportunity to see firsthand the science and delivery of health care that forms the foundation of a career in medicine. Continue reading

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Web App Analyzes Tweets in Real Time for a Record of Historic Events

((Excerpt)) If you’ve tweeted a lot about the Occupy movement, the Syrian Protests or the Egyptian Revolution, Twitris may have considered what you said and recorded it.Dr. Amit P. Sheth, director of the Kno.e.sis Center in Dayton, Ohio, developed the … Continue reading

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WSU inks deal with Israel group

((Excerpt)) FAIRBORN, Ohio (WDTN) – Wright State University has announced it’s partnering with the Israel Leadership Institute to promote academic exchange and international understanding. The Israel Leadership Institute (ILI) is a nonprofit educational organization that trains Jewish students from around … Continue reading

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