Monthly Archives: August 2017

Wright State research team finds increase in deaths from fentanyl and fentanyl analogs

Evidence from the study indicates the increasing and substantial role of illicitly manufactured fentanyl and the declining presence of heroin and pharmaceutical opioids in overdose fatalities. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Chemistry, CITAR, Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

On the rise

With new fall class, high school valedictorians and salutatorians increase for fifth straight year at Wright State

Wright State’s entering class includes 174 undergraduate students who were high school valedictorians or salutatorians. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, English, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Liberal Arts, News, Undergraduate |

DDN story on Wright State: From one-building branch campus to 50 years of service

Excerpt The community, anticipating a need for an increasingly educated workforce, rallied together in the early 1960s to set Wright State University on a path from one-building branch campus to 50 years of service as an independent university. Leaders raised … Continue reading

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Columbus Underground story: Wright State prof’s Pens to Pictures to screen at Wexner

Excerpt Chinonye Chukwu has basically always wanted to make movies. “I’ve wanted to be a filmmaker since I was 13 years old,” says the assistant professor of motion pictures at Wright State University. “I just saw the world through scenes, … Continue reading

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Here to help

Wright State University has taken steps to make it easier for students, faculty and staff to drive on and off campus. Continue reading

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Laboratory love

Wright State alum Brandon Baum '17 wins prestigious honor from American Society for Clinical Pathology

Brandon Baum uses the skills from his biology degree and certificate in Clinical Laboratory Sciences to analyze lab work. Continue reading

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

Boonshoft School of Medicine approved for a $25,000 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The funding will support a research project focused on understanding the health needs of Ohio’s refugee population. Continue reading

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

Guardian student newspaper goes paperless

The Guardian, Wright State’s student-run newspaper, will cease printing physical issues and focus on an all-digital format. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News, Student Union |

Campus buzzes with first weekend activities

Wright State freshmen and upperclassmen were able to participate in first weekend events over the past four days. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Community Service, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Residence Life & Housing, Student Union, Videos |

DDN story: Wright State president encourages students to counter hate speech

Excerpt Wright State University is encouraging students to report incidents of campus ‘violence and hatred’ anonymously. WSU president Cheryl Schrader sent a message to counter “negative speech” and “hateful action” on campus, while also being willing to engage in “difficult … Continue reading

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