Monthly Archives: June 2012

Wright State community remembers Betty Yung

Photo of Wright State professor Betty Yung

Professor Betty Yung, 67, of Kettering, passed away on Thursday, June 14. Continue reading

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Christian group opens a dialogue

WSU’s Ratio Christi counters secular worldviews

((Excerpt)) If God is all around us, then why does evil exist? Ratio Christi, Latin for “the reason of Christ,” is a global Christian organization that aims to help university students and faculty to give thoughtful answers to these types … Continue reading

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Ohio universities won’t offer remedial classes

((Excerpt)) ‘A service to 
our students’ Wright State has decided to continue offering one course each in math and writing even after the state defunds remediation, said Thomas Sudkamp, associate provost for undergraduate studies and University College. “It makes a … Continue reading

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WSU hurdler named hornorable mention

((Excerpt)) Wright State senior hurdler Cassandra Lloyd has been named an honorable mention All-American by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The Springfield South High School graduate placed 19th in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA … Continue reading

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Reynolds and Reynolds funds scholarships for incoming Wright State students

Photo of incoming Wright State students who won the Reynolds & Reynolds scholarships.

Eight incoming engineering students have been selected to receive the latest round of scholarships… Continue reading

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Wright State partners with Chinese universities, acclaimed museum

Photo of Wright State Provost Steven Angle and Jian Hu, president of of Xi'an University of Finance and Economics.

Wright State University has formed partnerships with three universities in central China as well as a world-class museum at a spectacular archaeological reserve and mausoleum of China’s first emperor. Continue reading

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Yaklic named acting chair of Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Photo of Jerome Yaklic

Yaklic has been a full-time faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for more than six years, where he has served as medical director for Wright State Physicians Women’s Health Care. Continue reading

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Mary Hysell Lynd, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.L., will be inducted as a Fellow in the Academy of Nursing Education at the National League of Nursing Summit in September 2012. Lynd is an adjunct professor and a professor emerita in the Wright … Continue reading

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College scholarships growing

((Excerpt)) “We know that times are hard, so that’s why we’re stepping up and putting more money into the pot each year,” said Amy Barnhart, director of Wright State University’s Office of Financial Aid. In the past five years, the … Continue reading

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Tony-nominated ‘Follies’ revival features WSU grad

((Excerpt)) Wright State University grad Nick Verina has a horse in the Tony Awards race tonight. He acted in “Follies,” which is nominated in eight categories including Best Revival of a Musical. When the time came to turn his love … Continue reading

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