Monthly Archives: June 2012

Wright State inks agreement with Turkish university

Photo of officials from Wright State and Gazi University of Turkey

Wright State University officials have signed two agreements with a major university in Turkey that will allow the two institutions to exchange students and collaborate in research. Continue reading

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Suction ascender for Special Forces to scale walls

((Excerpt)) Grappling hooks can get you up a vertical wall. But U.S. special forces are looking for something better. Last August, students from 17 universities and the three armed forces academies were each given $20,000 and tasked with creating a … Continue reading

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Gas prices falling, election looming

((Excerpt)) Gas prices are falling and it could have something to do with the upcoming presidential election. Experts say there are several things that affect the price of gas, the economy, supply and demand and some believe politics. “Candidates from … Continue reading

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Drone push raises privacy questions

((Excerpt)) DAYTON — The expansion of military drone technology for surveillance and other domestic uses has the potential to create thousands of new jobs, but it remains unclear what privacy safeguards will be put in place or how usage will … Continue reading

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Rockafield of ages: Alumni Association moves into former presidential house

Photo of Wright State's Rockafield Alumni Center, formerly Rockafield House

For the first time in 43 years, Rockafield House will no longer serve as a potential home for Wright State’s president. Continue reading

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Dog park decorated in memory of student

Photo of Samantha Laux

Wright State University’s dog park, believed to be the only college park built specifically for service dogs, has been decorated in memory of Samantha Laux, who died this week. Continue reading

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WSU chief: American higher education falling behind

((Excerpt)) CELINA — America isn’t keeping up with the rest of the world in higher education. It’s a concerning trend. It also isn’t for a lack of effort from institutions like Wright State University and its satellite campus on the … Continue reading

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Theatre alumnus “Dancing through Life” on “Wicked” national tour

Photo of K.J. Hippensteel

K. J. Hippensteel didn’t always dream of being an actor . . . Continue reading

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WSU star enjoying German basketball league

((Excerpt)) Former Wright State basketball star Vaughn Duggins found his first season in Germany’s top professional league to be everything he hoped it would be. The trendy European lifestyle suited him. The basketball wasn’t bad either. Duggins played for the … Continue reading

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Dayton mayor, contingent to visit Turkey

((Excerpt)) Wright State’s associate vice president for international affairs, Stephen Foster, will be meeting with various Turkish education officials, according to Jim Hannah, a university spokesman. Last year, the school signed a cooperation agreement with ATILIM University in Ankara, paving … Continue reading

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