Monthly Archives: June 2016

Researchers are seeking control subjects for study on genes that cause bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

This part of the study seeks African-Americans age 18 or older who do not have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. Continue reading

Posted in Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, News, Research |

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine offers educational session about self-control

Paul Hershberger, a clinical health psychologist, will lead a discussion about self-control, an important resource associated with success in many life endeavors. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Employee Wellness, Family Medicine, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Wright State Physicians |

Wright State, Clark State renew agreement on student Gateway Program

The agreement is designed to provide a path to bachelor’s degree programs for students at Clark State Community College. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, News, Student Success, Undergraduate |

‘Pivotal Tuesdays’ seen as important resource for presidential debate watchers at Wright State

“Pivotal Tuesdays: Four Elections that Shaped the 20th Century” is this year’s Common Text and will be distributed to students this summer during Orientation. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Debate, Engineering & Computer Science, Health, Education, & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Humanities and Cultural Studies, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, News, Nursing, Kinesiology, & Health Sciences, Science & Mathematics, Social Sciences and International Studies, Student Success, Undergraduate |

Fit for a king: Perci Pietro

Wright State alum and Persian Prince Perci Pietro flourishing in the luxury real estate and business market

Perci Piétro, a 1996 Wright State graduate, is a real estate entrepreneur in Miami and a descendent of the Qajar Dynasty, which once ruled Persia. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Biology, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Rare earth

Wright State anthropology students uncover artifacts from Revolutionary War battlefield

The dig is part of a program created by assistant professor Lance Greene to investigate the archaeology and history of Shawnee settlements in Ohio. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Field School in Archaeology, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Social Sciences and International Studies, Undergraduate, Videos |

Theater theory

Wright State improv students use acting skills to give incoming freshmen glimpse of college life

Theatre students will perform sketches challenging situations incoming students may face during the Raider Academy residential summer program. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Enrollment Management, Fine and Performing Arts, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Residence Life & Housing, Science & Mathematics, Student Success, Student Union, Undergraduate |

Business driven

High school juniors and seniors learned what it’s like to work in the field of business during a residential camp hosted by Wright State’s Raj Soin College of Business. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Business, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Pre-College Camps, Videos |

Wright State history professor talks about history of beards on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer and researcher in the Department of History, discussed trends in facial hair during a story on beards that aired June 19 on “CBS Sunday Morning.” Watch the story, “Letting one’s hair WAY down.”

Posted in Humanities and Cultural Studies, News, Wright State in the News |

Wright State honored for its work on disability access and inclusion

The American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity honors Wright State as a national leader of services for students with disabilities. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Disability Services, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |