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High school students take WSU business competition

Excerpt A team of high school students has won scholarships in a Wright State University business competition. It’s the second year the school has put on its Professional Business Institute, where a teams of high school students are pitted with real-world challenges … Continue reading

WSU music school to present concerts

Excerpt The Wright State University School of Music will be presenting two concerts that are free and open to the public. The first is a faculty concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, in Schuster Hall in Wright State … Continue reading

Innovation and discovery at Wright State University

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Named after early aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright, Wright State University continues their tradition of innovation. A rich and dynamic community of nearly 18,000 students on two campuses, Wright State is changing lives with an ongoing commitment to transforming … Continue reading

Leadership Stands Out: One accounting major’s formula for success

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Excerpt Brandon Yanak, junior accounting major at Wright State University, takes involvement and leadership to a new level with his active lifestyle – on and off campus. “Every experience in life is an opportunity to grow and learn something new,” … Continue reading

Wright State graduate student develops formula for treating victims of sex trafficking

Excerpt When Michelle Sobon was a sophomore at Indiana Wesleyan University, an alumna came to campus and spoke about how she had used art therapy to treat young victims of sex trafficking in Cambodia. The fact that girls as young … Continue reading

Workshop at Wright State focuses on supporting immigrant entrepreneurs in Dayton

Excerpt Supporting Dayton’s immigrant entrepreneurs and preparing young people to compete in the global economy were the focus on a workshop at Wright State University March 14. The workshop, “Immigrant, Inc.: Building an Ecosystem to Help Immigrant Entrepreneurs Succeed,” attracted … Continue reading

Ms. Wheelchair Ohio crowning will be at Wright State

Excerpt The primary goal of the Ms. Wheelchair Ohio pageant is selecting the most articulate spokeswoman for persons with disabilities. Wright State University will host the pageant on April 6. “It is fantastic news for Wright State because the four … Continue reading

Wright State professor David Barr to lecture on ‘Politics of End Times’

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Excerpt Wright State University emeritus professor David Barr will discuss “The Politics of End Times” when he delivers the 2014 Piediscalzi Lecture on Wednesday, April 2. The lecture, “Jerusalem, Jesus and Jihad: The Politics of the End Times,” will be … Continue reading

Wright State names new disability services director

Excerpt Wright State University has named Thomas Webb its new director of disability services — a highly-regarded position at the campus that is known nationally and internationally as a pioneer in accessibility. Webb comes to Wright State from the University … Continue reading

Creative industries create 18,000 jobs in the region

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Excerpt Wright State University released a study today to prove the creative industries in the region affect more than just quality of life, they have a tangible economic impact, as well. More than 18,000 jobs are generated by “creative industries” … Continue reading