Monthly Archives: June 2013

Bikeway connects Wright State University with downtown Dayton

Bikeway ribbon cutting

The Mad River Bikeway connects Wright State’s campus with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the National Museum of the United States Air Force and downtown Dayton. Continue reading

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Scientist Jason Parker takes the reins of the Wright State Research Institute

Wright State Research Institute Director Jason Parker

As director of the Wright State Research Institute, Jason Parker plans to lead WSRI through continued growth, while fostering research talent. Continue reading

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Wright State pre-college camps kick off the summer in style

Forensic Analysis

The Office of Pre-College Programs offers a wide variety of week-long learning opportunities for K–12 students “camping” at Wright State University this summer. Continue reading

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Horror film by Wright State grads released on Netflix, DVD

Wright State grad Marianne Porter stars in "True Nature."

“True Nature,” a horror film produced by two Wright State motion pictures graduates, is now available on Netflix, other major streaming services and DVD. Continue reading

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Student who wants to help others wins free tuition to Wright State

Joseph Stone and Amy Barnhart

A high school student who plans to work with disabled youth will receive four years of tuition to Wright State in the Dayton’s CW Scholarship contest. Continue reading

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How much security do we want?

R. William Ayres, interim dean of the Graduate School at Wright State University, wrote a guest column on privacy and security in the Dayton Business Journal: There’s a lot of conversation about the NSA and recent revelations regarding the U.S. government’s massive … Continue reading

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Wright State President Hopkins named chair of Ohio council

Exceprt Wright State University President David Hopkins has been elected chair of the Inter-University Council of Ohio. In the role, Hopkins will oversee the council, which consists of the presidents of the 14 public universities in the state. The council, or IUC, aims … Continue reading

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Acclaimed scholar, public servant to discuss affirmative action at Wright State diversity conference

The Diversity in the Multicultural Millennium Conference, scheduled for October, will feature talks by scholar Michael Eric Dyson and affirmative action attorney Marilynn L. Schuyler. Continue reading

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Wright State Lake Campus to add more student housing

Excerpt Wright State University will see housing options grow at its Lake Campus in Celina as a group doubles the size of on-campus housing. The Western Ohio Educational Foundation, or WOEF, is finalizing plans for a $1.7 million, 10,000-square-foot addition to … Continue reading

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Wright State’s President Hopkins elected chair of Inter-University Council of Ohio

Photo of Dr. Hopkins

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins has been elected chair of the Inter-University Council of Ohio, presiding over the council of presidents who represent Ohio’s public universities. Continue reading

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