Monthly Archives: February 2014

Famed physicist Michio Kaku to speak at Wright State in Presidential Lecture Series

Michio Kaku

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku will discuss “Physics of the Future” as part of Wright State’s Presidential Lecture Series and Honors Institute on March 19 at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, News, Physics, Science & Mathematics |

New Wright State-Lake Campus program meeting local needs

Excerpt According to the United States Bureau of Labor, jobs in the agriculture and food science sector for college graduates are expected to increase by sixteen percent between 2008 and 2018. Locally, western Ohio is a region with significant agricultural … Continue reading

Posted in Lake Campus, Wright State in the News |

Hands-on approach to learning encourages students to question more

Excerpt Wright State University associate professor Lisa Kenyon is bringing fun back into the classroom. Kenyon said the curriculum she helped develop at Northwestern University gives students a hands-on approach to learning. IQWST — Investigating and Questioning our World through … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Faculty, News, Science & Mathematics, Wright State in the News |

Ohio college offers intense flight nurse training

Excerpt A southwest Ohio university is offering intensive training for nursing in flight and in disasters. Wright State University’s program is sanctioned by the U.S. Air Force surgeon general, so students from the nearby Air Force Institute of Technology have … Continue reading

Posted in Military & Veterans, News, Nursing, Kinesiology, & Health Sciences, Wright State in the News |

College of Nursing and Health to celebrate 40th anniversary with symposium, reception March 20

Lorraine Wright

The Wright State College of Nursing and Health will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a symposium on “The Art and Science of Nursing,” a lecture by nursing expert Lorraine Wright and a reception on March 20. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News, Nursing, Kinesiology, & Health Sciences |

Local lawmakers, academics weigh in on Ukraine violence

Excerpt Liam Anderson, professor of political science at Wright State University, said the violence is the result of a situation that goes to the heart of the Ukrainian identity. “Ukraine is quite divided,” Anderson said. “There is a legitimate division … Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News |

Rural health focus of fourth annual Lake Campus Regional Summit

Lake Campus Regional Summit

Detailing efforts to improve the health of the community in rural areas highlight this year’s Wright State University Lake Campus Regional Summit on Feb. 28. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Family Medicine, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, Medicine, News |

#Cursing study: 10 lessons about how we use swear words on Twitter

Excerpt The history of swearing dates back to at least the Anglo-Saxon days, which means that Twitter has only been around for a smidgen of the time that humans have been leveling verbal filth at one another. But Twitter—which provides … Continue reading

Posted in Engineering & Computer Science, Research, Wright State in the News |

Literary publishers and organizers offer advice and anecdotes on success

Adventures in the Literary Arts panel

Tips on how to start a literary magazine, become involved in the local literary community and launch a career in creative writing came out of a panel discussion at Wright State University for aspiring writers. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Humanities and Cultural Studies, Liberal Arts, News |

Exploring Dayton’s public history

Excerpt Each year, the public history students at Wright State University hold a graduate symposium to enable them to present their research and capstone projects. If you love local history, you won’t want to miss some of the great stories … Continue reading

Posted in Humanities and Cultural Studies, Liberal Arts, News, Wright State in the News |