Author Archives: Bob Mihalek

Brian Rigling named dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Brian Rigling had served as interim dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science since July 2018. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News |

Science and Mathematics Dean Douglas Leaman named interim provost of Wright State

Douglas Leaman, dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, will join the leadership team of Susan Edwards, who will become the university’s eighth president on Jan. 1. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Professional Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Student Success |

MBA student Mandy Shoopman organizes tornado relief race

Wright State University MBA student Mandy Shoopman organized a 5K/10K run/walk to support The Foodbank and local residents impacted by the Memorial Day tornadoes. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Accountancy, Business, Community Service, Home news sidebar, MBA, News |

Paige Früchtnicht-Ponchak joins Wright State as gallery coordinator

Paige Früchtnicht-Ponchak plays many roles as the head of Wright State’s Stein Galleries. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Staff |

New visualization cave will help Wright State students to train for future careers

A new virtual reality system will soon be available for students and faculty to use in the Appenzeller Visualization Laboratory in the Joshi Research Center. Continue reading

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

College of Education and Human Services honored for getting students outside

The College of Education and Human Services was honored for preparing teachers to get P–12 students outside while also supporting local schools with efforts to create outdoor learning spaces. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, News, Teacher Education |

DDN: Wright State dance marathon raises over $58,000 for Dayton Children’s

Wright State’s Raiderthon, the largest student-led fundraiser at the university each year, raised more than $58,000 for patients and families at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Last year, students raised about $35,000. This year, their total was $58,056.75. Raiderthon is a 15-hour … Continue reading

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DDN: Veterans Voices project expands with new documentary film

Veterans Voices, the Wright State University oral history project and radio series, is now a full-length documentary film and a series of shorter online videos. The documentary and webisodes, “Veterans Voices: Lives and Stories,” feature Wright State student-veterans as well … Continue reading

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Wright State Theatre presents the Tony-winning musical ‘Into the Woods’

Wright State’s Theatre production of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” runs from Nov. 22 to Dec. 8 in the Herbst Theatre. Continue reading

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

Jane Wildermuth honored by Academic Library Association of Ohio

Jane Wildermuth Wildermuth received a TEDDY Award for distinguished service from the Technical Electronic and Digital Services Interest Group. Continue reading

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