Monthly Archives: June 2020

Paying tribute

Marc Porter ’77, ’80 creates a scholarship to honor the late Wright State professor Gordon Skinner

The Gordon B. Skinner Scholarship Fund will support the full cost of tuition for a student enrolled in the College of Science and Mathematics and majoring in chemistry. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Chemistry, Giving, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State theatre alum Jasmine Batchelor starring in ‘The Surrogate’

Wright State theatre alumna Jasmine Batchelor has received critical acclaim for her performance in “The Surrogate.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Wright State faculty member Adrienne Traxler receives federal grant to investigate remote teaching by physics faculty

Adrienne Traxler, associate professor of physics, will study the sources physics faculty members use to master remote teaching, including people, websites and social media. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Coronavirus, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Physics, Research, Science & Mathematics |

DDN: Guatemalan women sew masks for Dayton health care workers via BSOM professor partnership

Excerpt A partnership between a local professor and a group of women in Guatemala is giving hope to both families thousands of miles from Dayton and those right here at home. Women in Guatemala have been working with the Florida-based, … Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News |

Wright State announces involuntary position eliminations

The pandemic has accelerated the timeframe around which we must resize the university and ensure that we continue to serve the needs of our region. Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |

Stepping up

Wright State student Rachael Mckinney helping women of Colombia with Footprints With Hope

Through her foundation Footprints With Hope, Rachael Mckinney has helped women in Colombia develop skills that foster independence. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Community Service, Home news sidebar, International Studies, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News |

Virtual summer camps

Wright State’s Pre-College Programs re-envisioned in remote, interactive format

Summer camps are weekly and meet online for three hours in the morning or afternoon. Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Home news sidebar, News, Pre-College Camps |

DDN: Wright State’s Jaylon Hall — ‘I was explaining my pain’

Excerpt There would be no stops for food or bathroom breaks until they drove through Mississippi and Alabama. Jaylon Hall remembers that directive he and his teammates – most of them fifth and sixth graders – got from their AAU … Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News |

Campus housing plans additional robust training this year in anti-racism and social justice

Residence Life and Housing professional staff and resident advisors who populate the dorms will participate in extra training in anti-racism and social justice this year. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News, Residence Life & Housing, Staff |

Bill Rickert, longtime faculty member and administrator, dies

A spirited member of the Wright State family for 45 years, Bill Rickert served as professor of communication, associate dean and interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and associate provost. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Communication, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News |