Monthly Archives: April 2015

Top projects by engineering, computer science seniors on display at design showcase

Aero Design Team members

Wright State engineering and computer science students will put their best work on display during the Senior Design Showcase May 1. 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, Undergraduate |

Wright State Dance Ensemble will welcome spring

Excerpt Wright State University’s Dance Ensemble has invited two local dance companies — Dayton Ballet II and Dayton Contemporary Dance Company II — to join them for this year’s spring dance concerts. The performances are slated for 7 p.m. Thursday, … Continue reading

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

Documentary dynamite

Wright State’s Mai Nguyen helps chronicle plight of Vietnamese Americans in “Between Two Worlds”
Mai Nguyen in her office

Mai Nguyen, director of the Asian/Hispanic/Native American Center, is one of the local Vietnamese Americans featured in “Between Two Worlds,” a documentary produced by ThinkTV. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Features, Home news sidebar, International Students, Latino, Asian, and Native American Affairs, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Staff, Staff Profile |

Longtime Wright State researcher, ALS activist Roger Siervogel dies at 70

Roger Siervogel served as director of the Wright State Lifespan Health Research Center and its predecessor, the Division of Biology, from 1993 to 2013. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, News |

Wright State offering policing and investigation minor

crime scene tape

Crime and Justice Studies Program’s policing and investigative studies minor emphasizes historical and cross-cultural perspectives, social justice, ethics and effects of court decisions. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Crime & Justice Studies, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Igor Elman named professor and chair of psychiatry at the Boonshoft School of Medicine

Igor Elman headshot

Igor Elman comes to Wright State from Harvard Medical School and is an expert in treating chemical and behavioral addictions, psychosis and PTSD. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Psychiatry |

Cultures, bright colors and movies highlight 31st IFA Festival

International Friendship Affair parade

The April 19 festival will feature movies, cultural dance performances, flag parade, global fashion show and ethnic cuisine. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, International Students, News, Student Union, University Center for International Education, Videos |

Film by Wright State faculty member Steven Bognar in New York Times

Andy Holyoke at the Little Art Theatre

Filmmaker and Wright State faculty member Steven Bognar wrote about the decline of 35-millimeter projection in movie theaters in The New York Times. Published as an op-doc, Bognar’s article features his short film “Last Reel,” which chronicles the final days … Continue reading

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

HBO, Tom Hanks to create Wright brothers miniseries

Tom Hanks

Excerpt Dayton’s most famous sons are getting a miniseries, and not just any miniseries. The Wright brothers, the inventors of powered air flight, will be the subject of an upcoming miniseries that will air on HBO, according to Deadline Hollywood. … Continue reading

Posted in Giving, Wright State in the News |

Puppy love

Wright State’s Regina Willen proves that petting is instrumental in reducing stress in shelter dogs
Regina Willen with dog

Wright State researchers find that petting for as little as 15 minutes a day is instrumental in reducing stress of dogs in animal shelters. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Psychology, Research, Science & Mathematics |