Monthly Archives: August 2014

Rain doesn’t dampen spirits of first-year students, families on Move-in Day

Using umbrellas, ponchos and tarps, more than 1,400 new Wright State University students moved onto campus on Aug. 21 during Wright State University’s annual Move-in Day. Continue reading

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Wright State Physicians Family Medicine now offers same-day appointments

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine now offers same-day appointments at the Wright State Physicians Health Center. Continue reading

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Chinatown

Interest in Chinese booming at Wright State
Tai Chi Fan practice

Interest in learning Chinese has led to a dramatic increase in Chinese language courses, as well as a minor in Chinese studies, at Wright State. Continue reading

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Dayton leaders look for new ways to fill workforce gap

Photo of Dr. Hopkins

Excerpt Even with many job seekers in the Dayton area, too many jobs go unfilled, leaders say. Wright State University’s annual Regional Summit brought about 200 people from academia and government to the Nutter Center on Friday as leaders looked to … Continue reading

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Boonshoft School of Medicine seminar to focus on Alzheimer’s disease

Seminar on “Montgomery County Health Disparities: A Closer Look at Diverse Populations with Alzheimer’s Disease” planned for Sept. 9. Continue reading

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Growing season

Lake Campus garden shares its bounty with the community
Kip Wright, Lake Campus garden

Overseen by a team of volunteers, the Lake Campus community garden produces thousands of pounds of donated food and helps connect students to the Mercer County community. Continue reading

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Move-in Day set for Aug. 21

About 70% of first-year class to move on campus
Photo of former Wright Stste employee Mike Schulze helping parents and students move on to campus during Move-in Day.

Move-In Day will last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will involve 110 golf carts, a fleet of luggage rollers and about 440 student, staff and faculty volunteers. Continue reading

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WSU librarian serves on prestigious Newbery committee

Excerpt While the John Newbery Medal may be one of the highest honors a children’s book can receive, the corollary is that for a children’s librarian, serving on the committee is one of the highest honors as well. Stephanie Bange, … Continue reading

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Former Air Force Base commander to lead Wright State workforce center

Aerospace Professional Development Center logo

Excerpt Wright State University has hired a high-profile Wright-Patterson Air Force Base commander to lead efforts to keep skilled vets in Dayton. Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Cassie Barlow will start at Wright State on Sept. 2 as executive director of the Aerospace Professional Development … Continue reading

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Economic development, aerospace, immigration highlight Wright State’s annual Regional Summit

Wright State President David R. Hopkins, State Sen. Chris Widener and Provost S. Narayanan

Business leaders, educators, government officials and others discussed developing initiatives in workforce development and globalization during Wright State’s annual Regional Summit. Continue reading

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