Monthly Archives: September 2014

A bevy of Wright State University Homecoming festivities Sept. 29–Oct. 4

Logo for the Wright State Alumni Association

Excerpt Wright State University invites students, alumni and friends to campus to participate in the 2014 Homecoming festivities Sept. 29–Oct. 4. Wright State students will celebrate Homecoming with a week of activities that will conclude Saturday, Oct. 4, when alumni … Continue reading

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Mars mission science team includes Wright State professor, OhioLINK patron

Concept illustration of the MAVEN spacecraft near Mars

Excerpt Wright State University Research Professor Jane L. Fox, Ph.D., is waiting eagerly for MAVEN—short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN—to swing gently into the orbit of Mars. A faculty member since 1995, Fox has been studying planetary atmospheres since … Continue reading

Posted in Physics, Science & Mathematics, Wright State in the News |

Rock and roll doctor

Engineering professor Joe Tritschler doubles as prolific musician
Joe Tritschler with guitar

Joe Tritschler has toured the world as a musician, built a home recording studio, earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and now teaches in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
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Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Features, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News |

Presidential Lecture Series to bring new perspectives, fresh ideas to Wright State

Steve Wozniak

Wright State’s Presidential Lecture Series kicks off with Nairoby Otero, a renowned actress, writer, producer, speaker and first-generation Cuban-American, on Sept. 30. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Latino Affairs, News |

Annual Wright Brothers Day celebrates innovative spirit on campus

Flight simulator

Wright Brothers Day celebrates the innovative spirit of Wilbur and Orville Wright and university researchers Oct. 2 in the Student Union Atrium. Continue reading

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

Greene County Career Center students participate in exercises at Calamityville

Is there a better way to learn firsthand about homeland security and the link it has to medical preparedness than to serve as role players in a medical training course for law enforcement professionals? Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Leadership Studies, National Center for Medical Readiness, News, Special Categories, Teacher Education |

Video: Wright State welcoming thousands for Air Force marathon

The Air Force 5K hosted by Wright State University and the Air Force Marathon will attract 15,000 people to campus, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the streets of Fairborn while generating nearly $10 million for the region’s economy. Watch the report … Continue reading

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Wright State offers professional development courses

Excerpt Wright State University has introduced a new professional development program to extend learning opportunities for engineers, computer scientists and managers, school officials announced. The program is intended to help professionals continue to learn throughout their professional career, said Jennie … Continue reading

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

Peace offering

Wright State’s Carol Loranger develops online bibliography for Dayton Literary Peace Prize
Carol Loranger

Carol Loranger, chair of the Department of English Languages and Literatures, creates online bibliography on the winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, English, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News |

Wright State Theatre opens 2014–15 season with August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

Wright State Theatre presents August Wilson’s landmark drama “Fences” in the Festival Playhouse Sept. 18–28. Continue reading

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