Monthly Archives: December 2017

The top 10 Wright State University Newsroom stories of 2017

The announcement in March that Cheryl B. Schrader had been named the seventh president of Wright State University was the top story for 2017. Continue reading

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Sidney Daily News story: Wright State researchers use gaming app to study burnout among caregivers of dementia patients

Excerpt An unusual and creative approach to detecting burnout among those who care for dementia patients is being studied by Wright State University computer science and social work researchers. It involves word games, computer apps and skin sensors. The project … Continue reading

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Xenia Gazette story: Manufacturer to use item made by Wright State students

Excerpt A major food equipment manufacturer plans to begin using a fully automated system for testing its retail scales thanks to a senior design group of Wright State University mechanical engineering students. The students — Mahmoud Kamel, of Mason; Austin … Continue reading

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WKEF story: Physicians learning how medication can help fight addiction at Wright State

Excerpt Local physicians are learning how medication can fight addiction at Wright State University, as part of the DEA 360 program. The program is a combined effort between local law enforcement and community outreach to help combat the opioid epidemic, … Continue reading

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Dayton.com story: Why these Wright State graduates are getting noticed abroad

Excerpt If you’re heading to New York City, it’s no secret that Wright State University’s Theatre Department is well-represented. In fact, Law Terrell Dunford (Javert in 2014’s “Les Misérables”) is in the ensemble of Broadway’s hit musical “Waitress” and Jon … Continue reading

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Fairborn Daily Herald story: 1,900 earn degrees from Wright State

Excerpt Led by Wright State University’s seventh President Cheryl B. Schrader for the first time, students, families, faculty and staff celebrated the commencement of nearly 1,900 students at the university’s fall graduation ceremony Dec. 16 at the Wright State Nutter … Continue reading

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Z is for zeal

Wright State alum Zontaye Richardson uses thrift shop to channel her passion for community

Zontaye Richardson’s west Dayton store TheZe DealZ has become as a place to socialize, network and pitch in to help neighbors in need. Continue reading

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Xenia Gazette story: New major offered at WSU NEWS

Excerpt A few months ago, Wright State’s Raj Soin College of Business approved an entrepreneurship minor. Now, following in its tracks, an entrepreneurship major will be available. The major includes some classes similar to the minor, but also offers additional … Continue reading

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Fall 2017 commencement ceremony in photos

Wright State honored nearly 1,900 graduating students at its fall commencement ceremony Dec. 16 in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

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Nearly 1,900 students graduate at Wright State University’s 2017 fall commencement

Led by Wright State’s seventh President Cheryl B. Schrader for the first time, students, families, faculty and staff celebrated the commencement of nearly 1,900 students at the fall graduation ceremony Dec. 16. Continue reading

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