Monthly Archives: September 2014

Wright State to celebrate innovation

Wright brother impersonators Tom Benson and Roger Storm

Excerpt Wright State University will celebrate the innovative spirit of its namesakes and researchers working on campus at the school’s fourth annual Wright Brothers Day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. The observance marks the anniversary of Wilbur Wright’s … Continue reading

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Camera calculus

Communication professor Elliot Gaines teaching water, wildlife video skills to science students
Elliot Gaines underwater

Wright State communication professor Elliot Gaines works to equip science students with the skills to effectively communicate science to the public. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Features, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Industry Open House expected to draw employers

Excerpt Businesses looking for talented students at Wright State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science will have a golden opportunity at an Industry Open House on Friday, Oct. 3. The event, to be held from 3-7 p.m. at the … Continue reading

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Wright State professor among experts commenting on NFL’s domestic violence problem

I have been asked to comment on a recent piece in the NY Times about the aftermath of allegations against NFL players concerning intimate partner violence and child abuse, and its possible impact on female fandom. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, For the Media, Liberal Arts, News, Social Sciences and International Studies, Wright State in the News |

Wright State Homecoming activities to light up campus

Rowdy Raider cheering

Wright State’s Homecoming Week offers students, alumni and friends a flurry of activity on the Dayton Campus from Sept. 29 to Oct. 4. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Alumni Association, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News |

Social life

Alana Brookshire aiming for career as Army social worker
Alana Brookshire

ROTC cadet Alana Brookshire is studying social work at Wright State in order to fulfill her dream of serving as a social worker in the U.S. Army. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Army ROTC, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, Social Work, Social Work & Human Services, Student Profile, Undergraduate |

German guide

Wright State’s Dane Thor Daniel among U.S. research ambassadors for universities in Germany
Dane Thor Daniel

Lake Campus history professor Dane Thor Daniel selected by Germany’s national academic agency to serve as a research ambassador for universities in Germany. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Faculty Profile, Features, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, News, Research |

‘Fences’ review – Wright State University – The American family in conflict

Excerpt August Wilson’s tremendously visceral 1987 Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Fences,” among the finest inclusions in his remarkable 10-play “Pittsburgh Cycle” chronicling the African-American experience in the 20th century, opens Wright State University’s 40th anniversary season with emotionally riveting … Continue reading

Posted in Fine and Performing Arts, News, Wright State in the News |

Wright State launches major WWI project with concert of music from the Great War

CELIA World War I art

Wright State history and music programs are collaborating on a concert of popular songs from the Great War, the first program in CELIA’s yearlong commemoration of the start of World War I. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Faculty, Fine and Performing Arts, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Humanities and Cultural Studies, Liberal Arts, News |

Industry Open House at College of Engineering and Computer Science expected to draw employers

Joshi Research Center facade

The College of Engineering and Computer Science will host a recruiting event and dedicate its Brandeberry Career Development Center during an open house Oct. 3. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Career Services, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News |