Monthly Archives: September 2020

Electric energy

Wright State research team receives a $500,000 federal grant to accelerate manufacturing of thermoelectric materials

Joy Gockel, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering, and Tanvi Banerjee, associate professor of computer science, received a research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Continue reading

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

Call to action

Wright State students and alumni support scholarships to promote equity and inclusion

Wright State’s George Floyd Memorial Scholarship and Retain the 9 Scholarship help support students from underrepresented populations. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Alumni Association, Biology, Education & Leadership, Giving, Health, Education, & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Science & Mathematics |

In Raiders we trust

The Wright State Alumni Association announces the 2020 Alumni Achievement Award winners

This year’s honorees are Steven Bognar ’86; Steven Adams, ’87, ’89; Joey Monda ’12; Carol Graff; and James Helton ’04. Continue reading

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Alumni notes

Three outstanding alumni featured in the fall 2020 Wright State University Magazine. Continue reading

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On the right path

Jill Kingston ’01 opens nonprofit to care for babies exposed to addictive substances

After fostering two babies born exposed to addictive substances, Wright State grad Jill Kingston realized there had to be a better way to care for these children and their families. Continue reading

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A hell of a ration

Donald McKinney Wallace, WWI, and the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918

When Donald McKinney Wallace enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1918, he did not expect to spend most of his term of service in the hospital quarantined in his barracks with the Spanish flu. Continue reading

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Homecoming Week features virtual events and a drive-in movie

A talk by Eddie McClintock, a mixology class, trivia contest and a drive-in movie are some of the highlights of Wright State’s Homecoming Week Sept. 26 to Oct. 3. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Alumni Association, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News |

Alone together

As the Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center celebrates 50 years, its founding members look back on a time of struggle and progress

The cultural impetus for the founding of the Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center goes back to the very first days of Wright State’s existence. Continue reading

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Double major doctor-in-training

Brittany Urwin is one of hundreds of Wright State students who have benefited from a scholarship funded by a local business or corporation. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Engineering & Computer Science, Giving, Home news sidebar, Magazine, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News |

Remote control

How Wright State faculty, staff, and students have adjusted to remote delivery of classes

After CaTS and CTL created a roadmap for online learning, faculty members used their creative instincts to continue offering students a quality education remotely. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Coronavirus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Magazine, News, Online Education |