Author Archives: Timothy R. Gaffney

Wright State researcher part of first human gene therapy approved in West

Photo of Wright State professor and researcher Kate Excoffon in a laboratory

The first human gene therapy approved for use in Europe owes its development in part to a Wright State University faculty member. Continue reading

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Wright State announces aerospace jobs center

Photo of a pilot

Wright State University, elected officials and aerospace industry representatives announced the opening of a new center to enhance the state’s aerospace and defense workforce… Continue reading

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Students celebrate innovation with second Wright Brothers Day

Photo of Roger Storm and Tom Benson of NASA as Orville and Wilbur Wright

Wright State University hosted its second Wright Brothers Day Oct. 4 with historical and technology displays, Wright brothers re-enactors, a Wright flyer simulator and free pizza. Continue reading

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C-SPAN campaign bus comes to WSU

((Excerpt)) DAYTON — Students and residents can learn about the presidential race and campaign issues when the C-SPAN Campaign 2012 bus arrives at Wright State University Friday afternoon. With 32 days left until the election, the stop at the university … Continue reading

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Disabled parking permits see big increase

((Excerpt)) A sharp increase in the number of disabled parking passes issued in Ohio has some charging that they are too easy to acquire while raising questions about what can be done to accommodate an increasing demand for spaces. At … Continue reading

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445th medical units participate in disaster response exercise

((Excerpt)) WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The 445th Airlift Wing, in coordination with the Wright State University National Center for Medical Readiness, conducted an emergency disaster response training exercise here and at the Calamityville collaborative training and research facility in Fairborn, … Continue reading

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NCAA president to speak at Wright State

((Excerpt)) The leader of the NCAA will be in town to help Wright State University launch its basketball season. Wright State announced this week it has secured NCAA President Mark Emmert as the featured speaker at its Tip-Off Basketball Luncheon … Continue reading

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No Bull Guys go national

((Excerpt)) South Charleston, Ohio (WDTN) – Each day, thousands of kids stay home from school because they don’t want to deal with the bullying they face at the hands of a classmate. I spoke with two guys, Scott Hannah a … Continue reading

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NCAA President Mark Emmert to speak at Wright State University

Photo of NCAA President Mark Emmert

NCAA President Mark Emmert, whose association regulates collegiate athletics programs around the country, will be the featured speaker at Wright State University’s pre-season basketball luncheon. Continue reading

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Wright State prof has role in next Mars mission

((Excerpt)) A Wright State University professor has a role in the next Mars mission, scheduled to launch in November 2013, according to university officials. Jane L. Fox, a Wright State Department of Physics professor, is a member of the science … Continue reading

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