Monthly Archives: March 2012

Researching epilepsy in Brazil

By staying close to home for college, Amma Boakye travels far

Part of the series: Opening Doors

Photo of Amma Boakye

By staying close to home for college, Amma Boakye travels far. Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Medicine, News, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Schulze memorials this weekend in Maria Stein, at Nutter Center

Michael Schulze drives a golf cart at freshman move-in day 2010.

A memorial for Wright State University Senior Facilities Planner Michael Schulze has been set for Saturday, March 24, from 4-7 p.m. in the Nutter Center Berry Room. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, News |

Wright State student top intern at Northwestern Mutual, office full of Raiders

Photo of Randy Boll and Andy Platt

Randy Boll has a history with Northwestern Mutual. When he was 19 years old, Boll was diagnosed with cancer. He would have been uninsurable for the rest of his life if … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Career Services, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Political Science, Special Categories |

RecycleMania contest: Test your skills of turning trash into treasure

Photo of a sculpture of a peacock made out of recycleables

Have you ever had a cool idea for reusing something? Have you had some creative ideas for artistically displaying discarded objects that could be reused or made into art? Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News, Special Categories |

Engaging Minds

Undergraduate Research Growing at Wright State

They are developing insect-sized aircraft. They are looking for ways to control invasive plants that choke out native species. They are working on preventing back injuries to military pilots and health care workers. They are Wright State researchers—and they are only undergraduates. … Continue reading

Posted in Magazine, News |

Starting Fresh

Roberta Pohlman still recounts Daniel Hyman’s first visit in a surprised tone. “He walked into my office a year ago and said, ‘I want to do research.’ He was a freshman,” said Pohlman, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences in … Continue reading

Posted in Magazine, News |

Taking Inventions to Market

New master’s degree boosts the entrepreneurial spirit

Dave Campbell always wanted to be an inventor. But first he had to reinvent himself. The Springboro resident is doing just that with the help of a new Wright State program that is geared to turn engineers into business professionals and entrepreneurs. … Continue reading

Posted in Magazine, News |

Mastering Clean Energy

Wright State offers rare degree program

Like many students, Kyle Hughes (above right) entered college wanting to change the world. Hughes has been able to transform that vague desire into a career plan as an early graduate of an innovative Wright State University master’s degree program. … Continue reading

Posted in Magazine, News |

Riding the Wave

A student’s journey on the board and in the classroom

The thrills of water sports have been part of Cole Robinson’s life since he was five years old. Growing up in Jamestown, Ohio, with a lake in his backyard, he began waterskiing and barefooting, and eventually moved into wakeboarding, which … Continue reading

Posted in Magazine, News |

Wright State campus planner Michael Schulze dies while trail biking

Photo of Michael Schulze

Michael Schulze, who was instrumental in helping design new buildings and plan growth at Wright State University, died while trail biking at a park near the university. Continue reading

Posted in Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Special Categories, Staff |