Monthly Archives: September 2013

Wright State prof: Internet scams tied to terrorism

Excerpt People in the Miami Valley and across the nation are falling to prey to Internet scams that in some instances are tied to terrorism. That’s according to Mary Leal, Wright State University professor of political science and former Dayton … Continue reading

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Catching the Bug

Wright State researchers developing virus-detection technology

Technology under development by Wright State researchers and field-deployable at public sites has the potential to detect viruses within minutes, giving early warning and reducing the possibility of an outbreak.
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Posted in Academics, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Physics, Research, Science & Mathematics, Special Categories |

Veteran human rights advocate to give talk at Wright State

Tom McCarthy

Tom McCarthy, a veteran United Nations official, will discuss “Reflections on a Career in Human Rights” on Friday, Sept. 20, on the Wright State campus.
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Hilarious Harvey opens Wright State 2013–14 theatre season with laughs

Wright State University Theatre opens its 39th season in the Festival Playhouse with the award-winning smash hit comedy Harvey Sept. 19–29. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Photos, Special Categories, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Tech Tactic

Wright State researchers use social media and other online information to track emergency efforts during natural disasters

As a killer flood was devastating his native India, Wright State computer science student Hemant Purohit decided to put the research he was doing into practice. Heavy rainfall in the Indian state of Uttarakhand had triggered heavy flooding and landslides. … Continue reading

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Trauma care in Dayton focus of Wright State panel

Excerpt Ohio boasts more resources for trauma care than many states, but could be operated more effectively. That was the word from a panel of local experts at Wright State University. The state trauma system needs more cohesion between hospital networks, … Continue reading

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’03 Alumna, radio host back in Dayton

Radio listeners across the Miami Valley have welcomed an old friend back into their lives. Gina Ferraro is again on the radio airwaves, but this time… Continue reading

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Wright State creates new manufacturing center

Excerpt With a “passion for shaping the future of manufacturing,” Wright State University will create a center to expose students to the industry and employers locally and around the world. The university on Tuesday announced its new Center for Manufacturing … Continue reading

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Wright State students lead professional geologists on field trip

When it comes to field trips, students are normally the ones being led. But a group of Wright State University environmental/geology students… Continue reading

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Wright State to host conference and ball to celebrate the Pride and Prejudice Bicentennial

Two centuries ago, a relatively unknown woman named Jane Austen published a novel of manners and marriage that went greatly overlooked… Continue reading

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