Monthly Archives: August 2015

Japanese cherry tree planted on campus to symbolize the success of Wright State’s exchange program

Japanese cherry tree planting

A Japanese cherry tree in Wright State’s Garden for the Senses is a living symbol of a long-running student exchange program between the university and Japan’s KAKE Educational Institution. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, International Students, News, Study Abroad, University Center for International Education |

Anita Aperia will present the Earl H. Morris Endowed Lecture

Anita Aperia headshot

Anita Aperia, professor of pediatrics at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, will give a lecture at Wright State on Oct. 22. Continue reading

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

Students at Dayton Regional STEM School ratchet up campaign to help Ohioans with disabilities

Dayton Regional STEM School students with Peggy Lehner

Students at the Dayton Regional STEM School are working with state Sen. Peggy Lehner to pass legislation requiring public family restrooms with adult changing stations. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Center for Workforce Development, Disability Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State welcomes 1,400 new students at Move-In Day

Move-in Day on Wright State’s Dayton Campus began at 9 a.m. Aug. 27, as 1,400 new students arrived at their new home. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Business, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Enrollment Management, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Nursing & Health, Residence Life & Housing, Science & Mathematics, Student Success, Undergraduate, Videos |

Interest surges in living on campus; more students expected to populate residence halls

Dayton Campus prepares for Move-in Day

More students are interested in living on campus at Wright State University, with the dorms expected to be nearly full when students arrive for fall semester. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Liberal Arts, News, Nursing & Health, Offices, Residence Life & Housing, Science & Mathematics, Special Categories, Undergraduate |

Wright State Way pedestrian bridge set to open over I-675

Wright State Way ramp

Fairborn, Beavercreek, Wright State and Clark State Community College will celebrate the opening of the Wright State Way bridge with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 28. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Campus Growth, Disability Services, Facilities & Planning, Home news sidebar, News |

Wright State touts $209M in research over seven years

Excerpt Wright State University’s strategy to bring in more research dollars has resulted in $209 million in research contracts over the past seven years since it began a strategy to win more contracts from the government. It has pushed to … Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News |

Interest of conflict

Incoming Wright State student Sierra Butler helps resolve disputes at Dayton Mediation Center
Sierra Butler in the Student Union

Incoming Wright State student Sierra Butler helps resolve disputes at the Dayton Mediation Center. She will soon pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Community Service, Enrollment Management, News, Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Student Profile, Undergraduate |

Traffic-management website for drones unveiled by Wright State Research Institute

GoFlyZone, a website and mobile app, is designed to prevent collisions and crashes among the rapidly growing number of drone aircraft. Continue reading

Posted in Center for Workforce Development, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Research, Videos, WSRI |