Monthly Archives: August 2018

Thousands attend annual Fall Fest

Fall Fest, the annual celebration that highlights Welcome Weeks at Wright State, brought students, staff and faculty together for a day of fun, food and free goodies. Continue reading

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Sorority and fraternity presidential pride

Participating in student organizations is one of Lauren Pelan’s favorite things about Wright State. Continue reading

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Wright State biologist Yvonne Vadeboncoeur awarded Fulbright scholarship

Yvonne Vadeboncoeur will collaborate with New Zealand scientists to study harmful algae that grow on submerged rocks in New Zealand rivers as a Fulbright Scholar. Continue reading

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Making a difference

Cynthia Jones ’05 will donate her home to fund scholarship for Wright State students

Cynthia Jones will create a scholarship for Wright State students with financial need who are either African American or have a disability. Continue reading

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Nicole Scherzinger tells students to be ‘relentless’ during special visit to Wright State

Nicole Scherzinger, who attended Wright State from 1996 to 1999, received the 2017 Alumna of the Year Award from the university’s Alumni Association. Continue reading

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Research group recognizes Boonshoft School of Medicine professor with award

Marjorie Bowman will receive the Distinguished Research Mentor Award from the North American Primary Care Research Group. Continue reading

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Xenia Daily Gazette: Wright State core protected despite cost cuts

Excerpt Wright State University has experienced declining enrollments and budget deficits at various times during the past decade, with staff, administrators and faculty all having to tighten their belts. But in terms of lost positions, the data shows the university’s … Continue reading

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Dayton.com: Nicole Scherzinger takes home major Wright State award

Excerpt The former lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls absorbed as much as she could while a student at Wright State University. “When I chose Wright State, I said I’m going to be a sponge and I’m going to get … Continue reading

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Psychological impact

Wright State’s Industrial Organizational Psychology Program riding wave of success

Graduates of Wright State’s Industrial Organizational Psychology Program have landed jobs everywhere from Amazon to Procter and Gamble to the NASA Johnson Space Center. Continue reading

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Remembering Randy Paul

A celebration of the life of Randy Paul, the late chair of the School of Music, will be held at Schuster Hall in the Wright State Creative Arts Center on Sept. 8. Continue reading

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