Monthly Archives: June 2018

Developing action plans focus of June 22 strategic planning mini-summit

During the June 22 mini-summit, the strategic initiative working groups will explore the proposed projects, outlining the scope of activities and the potential benefits. Continue reading

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Dayton.com: Why two Wright State graduates have a reason to celebrate this year’s Tony Awards

Wright State University alums Layan Elwazani and Ross Fielhauer have reason to celebrate this year’s Tony Awards. After all, they’re respectively essential to “The Band’s Visit” and “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two,” among the most critically … Continue reading

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DDN OpEd: Numbers make a good case for Ohio’s public universities

Guest Column by Wright State President Cheryl B. Schrader A recent study of the economic impact of Ohio’s 14 four-year public universities provides a compelling case for maintaining a strong system of public higher education in our state. Commissioned by the … Continue reading

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Ohio researchers from academia, government and business work to create more trust in autonomous systems

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A team of Ohio researchers, including representatives of the Wright State Research Institute, is working with the Air Force Research Laboratory to ensure the safety and cyber security of autonomous systems. Continue reading

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DDN: Wright State pilot program saves students thousands on textbooks

Excerpt A Wright State University pilot program designed to save students money on textbooks ended up saving them almost double what was originally estimated. Around 1,029 students participated in the program, called Inclusive Courseware, and they saved more than $102,400 … Continue reading

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Happy campers

Third graders through eighth grade boys from around Raider Country laced up their sneakers to learn basketball skills and have some fun with Wright State basketball players and coaches. Continue reading

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DBJ: Study finds Wright State pumps $1.5B into local economy, supports 20,000 jobs

Excerpt Wright State University adds $1.5 billion annually to the region’s economy and supports more than 20,000 jobs, according to a new economic impact study. The study, which analyzed data from fiscal years 2016-2017, based its findings on the university’s operations … Continue reading

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Wright State pilot project on textbooks, online access saved students almost twice what was estimated

Wright State will expand the pilot program this fall, involving 40 courses impacting 120 sections and up to 6,105 students with a savings estimate of $651,000. Continue reading

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Medical students learn about national security, CBRN defense

Through the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense Certificate Program, Boonshoft School of Medicine students learn about national security, resiliency and preparedness. Continue reading

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Wright State pumps $1.5 billion into economy, supports over 20,000 jobs, according to new higher education study

Wright State University adds $1.5 billion annually to the region’s economy and supports more than 20,000 jobs through its spending on operations and research and through spending by students, visitors and alumni, according to a new economic impact study. Continue reading

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