Monthly Archives: September 2018

Raiders, Wright State is calling you home Oct. 1-6

Wright State’s Homecoming Week features Wright Day to Give, annual chili cook-off, golf cart parade, casino night, alumni awards, social media vending machines and Raider athletics. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Around Campus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |

By the numbers

Wright State graduate students Fan Yang and Michele Miller win first place in prestigious Datathon competition

Two Wright State graduate students were honored for developing a model that could be used to help patients with sickle cell disease better manage their pain. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Biology, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Engineering & Computer Science, Environmental Sciences, Ph.D., Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Air Uber

Wright State professor Yong Pei leads university effort to help develop pilotless drone for human passengers

Wright State computer science and engineering researchers are helping to develop a pilotless drone that could ferry medical supplies or emergency responders to disaster zones. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Research |

Education Abroad Fair draws hundreds

Wright State’s University Center for International Education hosted its annual Education Abroad Fair in the Student Union Atrium on Sept. 16. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Student Union, Study Abroad, University Center for International Education, Videos |

Wright State Theatre opens new season with ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’

Wright State Theatre’s production of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” runs in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center Sept. 27 to Oct. 7. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Photos, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Paddle boarding for a cause

Peter Savard, a doctoral nursing student, paddle boarded down the Susquehanna River to raise awareness for clean water for people in need. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Career Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Nursing & Health |

Boonshoft School of Medicine is hosting training for health care providers interested in treating opioid use disorder

The trainings are hosted by the Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine as part of a federal grant for opioid use disorder treatment curriculum for medical students and residents. Continue reading

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

Fairborn Daily Herald: Wright State part of national effort to archive history

Excerpt Chris Wydman, archivist and records manager in Special Collections and Archives at Wright State University, is the university’s liaison to Project STAND, a national effort to preserve and archive that history-making student activism. The Vietnam War. Segregation. Pollution. All … Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News |

Raise Wright

Wright State’s new one-stop shop for funding inspiring student projects

Raise Wright is the university’s online crowdfunding program for student-led fundraising projects administered by the Office of Annual Giving. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News |

Virtual reality

Wright State wins $538,562 state award to buy virtual reality equipment for workforce development

Virtual reality equipment that will help teach everything from anatomy to science and engineering will be available to Wright State students thanks to a workforce development award from the state. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Research |