Monthly Archives: March 2015

Wright State alumnus Jeffrey Cooper on a quest to improve the health of the region

Jeffrey Cooper

Wright State graduate Jeffrey Cooper takes the reigns as the new health commissioner for Public Health – Dayton and Montgomery County. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Biology, Center for Global Health, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate |

Wright State engineering students building mining robot for NASA competition

Robotics team members with 3D wheel

Team of engineering students are building a robot capable of maneuvering around a simulated Martian environment while digging, collecting and dumping soil and gravel. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Undergraduate |

Wright State to expand Ohio campus, proposes $20M in construction

Excerpt Wright State University is laying out plans to expand its Lake Campus. The school has reached an agreement to buy 38 acres of land east of the Celina branch campus, with five concepts proposed to expand its services there. … Continue reading

Posted in Lake Campus, News, Wright State in the News |

Video: Crime rate heating up? Experts say yes

Mike Norris, director of crime and justice studies at Wright State, says crime rates see an increase when temperatures go up. Watch the report from WDTN 2 News.  

Posted in News, Sociology and Anthropology, Wright State in the News |

Geology gem

Wright State’s David Schmidt’s knowledge of geology history a hit with the community
David Schmidt in his office

Wright State’s David Schmidt finds welcoming audience for research on how geology has influenced the Dayton region’s history. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate |

Boonshoft School of Medicine accepting applications for Horizons in Medicine through April 15

Horizons in Medicine student using medical device

The Horizons in Medicine program offers high school students the opportunity to see firsthand the science and delivery of health care that forms the foundation of a career in medicine. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News |

Rise. Shine. campaign launches at Lake Campus

Crowd in Lake Campus Dicke Hall

Faculty, staff and guests celebrate future initiatives at the Lake Campus during a regional launch of Rise. Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University. Continue reading

Posted in Campus Growth, Giving, Home news sidebar, News |

It’s ‘Pan’-Demonium!

Bruce Cromer as Captain Hook

Excerpt It’s a ballet, a new “twist” Broadway show and now the Wright State Theatre Department is taking a stab at it, or should I say hook? Yes, it’s Peter PAN-demonium! The latest is happening right now at WSU — … Continue reading

Posted in Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures, Wright State in the News |

Collaboration in new NEC Building starts with star student researchers

Adam Deardorff in imaging lab

Scheduled to open next month, the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building will help Wright State’s brightest student researchers work together to create innovations that improve people’s lives. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Biomedical Sciences Ph.D., Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Campus Growth, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medical Students, Medicine, Neuroscience Institute, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Science & Mathematics |