Author Archives: Wright State Media Team

Fairborn Daily Herald: Boonshoft School of Medicine faculty member earns top award

Alyssa Gans, M.D., a surgeon with Wright State Physicians and faculty member at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, was recently presented with… Continue reading

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School of Medicine professor quoted in DDN story about declines in local overdose rates

Montgomery County overdose deaths dip: ‘People feel like they can get more support’

Montgomery County has seen fewer overdose deaths this year compared to previous years and some attribute the decrease to a community that is working together to save lives. Continue reading

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Raj Soin College of Business professor quoted in DDN Baby Boomer labor article

Baby Boomers driven to retirement by COVID-19 return to work amid labor shortage and high inflation

“What’s happened is the pandemic pushed people completely out of the labor force,” said Kevin Willardsen, associate professor of economics at Wright State University. “A larger percentage of older people have not re-entered the workforce.” Continue reading

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Raj Soin College of Business professor quoted in DDN inflation article

Local residents tighten belts; study shows inflation’s Dayton-area effects

When inflation increases, people’s purchasing power decreases, and consumers typically adjust by reducing spending and holding off on larger-ticket items like new cars, vacations and new housing, said Kevin Willardsen, an associate professor of economics at Wright State University. Continue reading

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Boonshoft School of Medicine chair and professor quoted in Dayton Daily News birth rate article

Ohio birth rates finally rise, but local, state numbers trail nation in 2021

Excerpt Birth rates rose 1% nationally in 2021 after taking a major hit in 2020, and the number of births rose in Ohio for the first time in at least six years, albeit at a slower rate, according to data … Continue reading

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Wright State University faculty bargaining unit changes

The Wright State Administration has been notified by the AAUP-WSU of a move to add 10 School of Professional Psychology faculty to the existing bargaining unit. Continue reading

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DBJ: Wright State finance students develop real-life investment skills with new funding

Wright State’s Raider Asset Management Fund has received $2.5 million in additional funding for students to invest, more than doubling the portfolio’s assets to $4.9 million. Continue reading

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Raiders headed to Blacksburg Regional, will open NCAA tournament against Virginia Tech

The Raiders will take on No. 1 seed Virginia Tech on June 3 in their opening game of the Blacksburg Regional. Continue reading

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Raiders rout Oakland for second-consecutive Horizon League title, earning trip to NCAA tournament

The Wright State baseball program earned a trip to the 2022 NCAA tournament with its 24–0 win over Oakland in the Horizon League Championship. Continue reading

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DDN: MRI scanner will spark new Wright State-Air Force collaboration

$1.8 million machine can be a tool for both university and Air Force researchers

Wright State University is boasting what it calls the Dayton region’s sole advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner dedicated just to research — and university leaders see the machine as a way to spark collaborations with Air Force scientists. Continue reading

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