Monthly Archives: September 2017

DDN story: Ohio court sides with Wright State in administrator firing

Excerpt An Ohio court ruled on behalf of Wright State University in a lawsuit filed by a former administrator alleging the school improperly terminated him in 2015 amid a federal investigation into possible violations of U.S. immigration law. Ohio Court … Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News | story: Wright State firing long-suspended provost; researcher resigns

Excerpt Wright State University’s leaders have taken steps to fire former provost Sundaram Narayanan, who has been on paid suspension for more than two years during a federal investigation of possible violation of immigration laws, according to records obtained by the … Continue reading

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Wright State marketing professor featured in VentureBeat story about mobile app development

Excerpt App store discoverability is at its lowest, and this is fooling countless app developers and entrepreneurs. As John Dinsmore, mobile app market researcher at Wright State University, explained, many part-time app developers out there simply don’t have the marketing … Continue reading

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Clark Manson to headline Homecoming Festival

Wright State alum and emerging country artist Clark Manson will perform at the Homecoming Festival Sept. 30 at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

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Former Kent State safety pursues medical degree at Wright State

Family experience inspires Jordan Italiano to pursue medical degree at the Boonshoft School of Medicine. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Medical Students, Medicine, News |

The Birth of Wright State

Snippets from the early years

Ohio Gov. James Rhodes’s efforts in the early 1960s to place public higher education facilities within 30 miles of every Ohioan led to the birth of Wright State University. At the time, Dayton was a high-technology center with a special … Continue reading

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Proud to Wear the Green and Gold

By Susan (Barr) Gayle

My grandfather was born “on campus” on June 29, 1895, in the original Rockafield House, which his parents rented from Mr. Rockafield. My grandfather owned land on both sides of Airway Road (now Colonel Glenn Highway), mostly on the south … Continue reading

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Difference Makers

Significant contributions to Wright State and humanity

In 1970, Wright State was one of the first schools to create an Office of Disability Services. That was three years before Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act required any university receiving federal money to make its programs accessible to persons … Continue reading

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Opportunities in the Forest

By Gary Leroy

“Trees, lots of trees.” That was my first impression of Wright State University. On a Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1973, my mother took me for a ride to see the little university I had only heard about from … Continue reading

Posted in Magazine, Medicine, News, Science & Mathematics |

It’s Hard to Beat a Life in the Academy

By Mary Kenton

As I often say, I was on campus the first day Wright State held classes, but I did not become a student myself until 1969. I didn’t want to quit my quite good day job at Dayton Power and Light … Continue reading

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