Monthly Archives: July 2015

Experiencing potential of precision medicine

Madhavi Kadakia in lab

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine student Bill Elder and Madhavi Kadakia, chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, discuss the promise of precision medicine, or personalizing a patient’s treatment based on his or her genetic makeup. … Continue reading

Posted in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty, News, Science & Mathematics, Wright State in the News |

Special delivery

Dunbar Library’s Mandy Wilson a major force in the world of bowling
Mandy Wilson with bowling ball in library stacks

When she’s not managing the stacks in Wright State’s Dunbar Library, Mandy Wilson is knocking down pins as a professional bowler. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Alumni Profile, Education & Human Services, Features, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Libraries, News, Staff, Staff Profile, Teacher Education, Videos |

Wright State hosts Math Boot Camp for middle and high school students

Camper working on a problem

Middle and high school students have come to Wright State to better their science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine skills. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Center for Workforce Development, Home news sidebar, Latino, Asian, and Native American Affairs, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics |

Drum role

Wright State's Jeff Brooks plays for heads of state as member of United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps
Jeff Brooks playing snare drum in the Capitol Building

Wright State graduate Jeff Brooks plays for heads of state as member of the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Undergraduate |

Major Ohio research network gets state funding

Excerpt A proposed research network linking Ohio’s major schools to get more federal research dollars from places like Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has been funded by the state. Funding to support the establishment of the Ohio Federal Research Network passed … Continue reading

Posted in News, Wright State in the News, WSRI |

Q&A: Dean of Wright State’s Boonshoft School of Medicine talks research, challenges

Excerpt Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine is entering a new era of research, thanks to its new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration center. Putting 30 researchers from six disciplines together to investigate brain, spinal cord and nerve disorders could take … Continue reading

Posted in Faculty, News, Research, Wright State in the News |

Mathies leaves legacy at campus

Excerpt Bonnie Mathies leaves behind a strong legacy after retiring June 30 after five years as dean at Wright State University-Lake Campus. During her tenure, campus enrollment grew from 845 to 1,147. The number of bachelor’s degrees offered rose from … Continue reading

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

Digging up the past

Wright State student Tyler Heneghan explores the past through field work at the Fort Ancient Earthworks and an internship with the Dayton Society of Natural History and SunWatch Indian Village. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Liberal Arts, News, Research, Science & Mathematics, Sociology and Anthropology, Student Profile |

Virtual certainty

Wright State’s Small Business Development Center building statewide online toolbox for companies

Wright State’s Small Business Development Center will create a statewide online center to support small business owners in Ohio. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Home news sidebar, News |

New minor focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Awad Halabi in front of bookshelf

Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News, Political Science, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, Sociology and Anthropology, Undergraduate |