Monthly Archives: May 2016

Wright State, Sinclair awarded $1 million in workforce project

Excerpt Wright State University and Sinclair Community College have been awarded nearly $1 million for collaborative workforce development projects from the state controlling board. The awards for workforce development are part of the state’s Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivering Skills, … Continue reading

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Wright State associate professor receives Distinguished Health Educator Service Award

Marietta Orlowski is associate professor of community health at the Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Global Health and health promotion and education director for the Master of Public Health Program. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Awards, Center for Global Health, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Master of Public Health, Medicine, News |

Business is hopping

Wright State alum Janice Hester '77 turned ceramic frogs into artistic career

Wright State alumna Janice Hester ran a successful business making popular, grinning, bug-eyed ceramic frogs. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Wright State students spearhead relief effort for earthquake-ravaged Ecuador

Donations for Ecuador can be dropped off in the parking lot of Pepito’s Mexican Restaurant in Kettering on May 21 and May 22. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Community Service, Home news sidebar, International Students, Latino, Asian, and Native American Affairs, MBA, News |

Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers studied tweets to learn more about use of marijuana edibles

The study, which is the first to attempt to analyze Twitter data on marijuana edibles, is supported by a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse. Continue reading

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

Parris Hummons scholarship created at Wright State

Excerpt Wright State University announced Monday it is establishing a scholarship fund to honor the memory of Parris Hummons, a 19-year-old student of the school who was shot and killed in Bond Hill last month. Read the article from the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine to hold an admissions open house for pre-med students

Bonnshoft School of Medicine White Hall

College students considering medical school and their parents can meet with Boonshoft School of Medicine administrators and current medical students on June 8. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, Medical Students, Medicine, News, Pre-Health, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State Physicians nurse named 2016 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner of the Year

Teresa Muterspaw is a Wright State Physicians nurse practitioner at Five Rivers Health Centers Pediatrics and a graduate of the Wright State College of Nursing and Health. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Wright State Physicians |

Wright State engineers help 2-year-old to Go Baby, Go

Wright State’s Ohio’s STEM Ability Alliance program builds motorized vehicle to help 2-year-old get around on his own. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Center for Workforce Development, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Videos |

Wright State to offer scholarship in memory of shooting victim Parris Hummons

Dayton Early College Academy graduates will be the preferred recipients of the Parris Hummons Memorial Scholarship. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Giving, Home news sidebar, News, Rehabilitation Services, Student Success, Undergraduate |