Monthly Archives: May 2013

Wind Symphony performs at Carnegie Hall

Wind Symphony

The Wright State Wind Symphony was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall, one of the world’s most prestigious concert venues, earlier this month. Continue reading

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Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine holds commencement ceremony May 24

The graduating class included 106 medical students. Each student’s journey into medical school is unique. Here are just a few. Continue reading

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Wright State Army ROTC commander shares history, meaning behind Memorial Day

Wright State Army ROTC cadets raise the flag in observane of Memorial Day.

Decoration Day, the precursor to Memorial Day, was first observed in the United States on May 30, 1868. Continue reading

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Wright State staffer survives killer Oklahoma tornado

Huddled in a tiny concrete bunker in Moore, Okla., with her daughter and grandchildren, Wright State University staffer Barb Cwirka could hear only the soft whir of a ventilation fan. Continue reading

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Video—Preparing for a Miami Valley tornado

Excerpt Jim Gruenberg has walked through many scenes of destruction created by Mother Nature. Now he’s taking a shot at creating one of his own. “We felt it was important we had some sort of a prop feature here that … Continue reading

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French student Brandon Broadwater says bonjour to Presidential Scholarship

At the end of spring semester, French language lover Brandon Broadwater bid a brief adieu to the United States in order to soak up the language and culture in France.

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Jacqueline McMillan to retire as Vice President for Enrollment Management

Jacqueline McMillan, Ph.D., has announced that she will retire as Vice President for Enrollment Management on December 31, 2013, after serving for more than 30 years at Wright State University. Continue reading

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Wright State University Center for Healthy Communities offers seminar on ethical dilemmas for health, social services professionals

Health care and social service providers work to promote the well-being of their clients. But sometimes they face ethical dilemmas. Continue reading

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Hightowers Petroleum Company of the Year

Hightowers Petroleum Co., headed by Wright State Foundation board member Stephen Hightower, was named Black Enterprise’s Industrial Service Company of The Year. Continue reading

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Winners of the fall 2012 Wright State Learning Communities Awards

(L-R) Back row: Jason Deibel, Ph.D., Dan Krane, Ph.D., Penny Sobocinski, Leah Miller, Devon Berry, Ph.D. Front row: Alyxis Camden, Ashley Marshall, Urmimala “Urmi” Chaudhuri, Karli Lightner, Mary Chace, Alex Oxner

Staff and students who provided an excellent learning opportunity for first-year students last fall were recognized April 23… Continue reading

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