Monthly Archives: October 2020

Wright State professor Abinash Agrawal selected to serve on Ohio attorney general’s Scientific Advisory Council

Abinash Agrawal, a professor of earth and environmental sciences, is an expert in groundwater and soil remediation. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Boonshoft School of Medicine program director recognized as a global woman icon

Terry Oroszi, director of graduate programs in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, will receive the Woman Icon award for 2020, part of the third edition of the iWoman Global Awards. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Education & Human Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Leadership Studies, Medicine, News, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Science & Mathematics |

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Biology and English students learn environmental storytelling in a new Eco-Narratives course

In an English and biological sciences course, students use storytelling to discuss extinctions, mutations, invasions and other environmental phenomena. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, English, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Online Education, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State faculty member Daniel Warshawsky says Nobel Prize validates work of World Food Programme

Warshawsky said the pandemic has resulted in the rise in global poverty and food insecurity. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, School of Public and International Affairs |

Wright State to hold virtual commencement ceremony for spring graduates Oct. 24

The virtual ceremony will celebrate Dayton Campus spring 2020 graduates and Lake Campus summer 2019 through spring 2020 graduates. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Business, Commencement, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, News, Nursing & Health, Science & Mathematics, Student Success, Undergraduate |

Jennifer Ware and Ashley Hall win Regional Emmy award for PBS children’s science show

Jennifer Ware and Ashley Hall, co-directors of Wright State University’s New Media Incubator, were honored for their work ThinkTV children’s science show “Speakers and Beakers.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Communication, English, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Wright State team finishes fifth in computer hackathon competing in 30-team field

The Wright State team had to reverse-engineering a hardware device and determine how it interacted with a computer. Continue reading

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

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Wright State student Austin Lucous featured on a national presidential debate panel of voters on PBS

Austin Lucous, who majors in political science at Wright State, was selected to participate in a series of presidential debate panels of voters in swing states. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Political Science, School of Public and International Affairs |

DDN: Tony-winning Wright State grad a double nominee in 2020

Tony Award-winning 2012 Wright State University musical theater graduate Joey Monda of Sing Out, Louise! Productions is a double nominee for producing Best Play contenders “The Inheritance” (11 nominations) and “Slave Play” (12 nominations, the most ever for a play). Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News |

Elliott Brown elected Fellow of Optical Society of America

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Elliott Brown, the Ohio Research Scholars Endowed Chair in Sensors Physics, was recognized for pioneering research contributions. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Physics, Science & Mathematics |