Wright State in the News

Sidney Daily News: Wright State senior Rachel Evans completes manufacturing internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Excerpt Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee conjures up images of historic research that led to the development of nuclear weapons. But today the lab has a facility that is at the forefront of new manufacturing technologies. Rachel Evans, a … Continue reading

DDN: Nearly 1,700 Wright State students to graduate Saturday

Excerpt Wright State University will award close to 1,700 degrees and certificates during a commencement ceremony Saturday. During the ceremony, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Nutter Center, WSU will award 1,010 bachelor’s degrees, 602 master’s degrees, 54 … Continue reading

Sidney Daily News: WSU president on engineering board

Excerpt Wright State President Cheryl B. Schrader has been named to a prestigious national advisory board for a project to identify and eliminate barriers impeding the participation of women in engineering higher education. The Engineering Deans Gender Equity (EDGE) Initiative … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State former athlete profile series – Dr. Drew Burleson

Excerpt (Note: This is part of a new Dayton Business Journal series on former Wright State University athletes in the business community.) Dr. Drew Burleson believes his career path as an orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon was heavily influenced by his time as … Continue reading

DDN: O’Neil Center for Research Communication marks one year at Wright State

One year on, the O’Neil Center for Research Communication at Wright State University has found a niche in the community, managers say. Founded and funded by Miamisburg defense contractor and technical writing firm O’Neil & Associates Inc., the center opened … Continue reading

Sidney Daily News: Crown Equipment likes Wright State grads

Excerpt Graduates of the Wright State University Raj Soin College of Business do much of the heavy lifting at Crown Equipment Corp., the fourth largest manufacturer of powered industrial forklifts in the world. “I have a lot of Wright State … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State offering tuition assistance for students pursuing in-demand jobs

Excerpt Wright State University has earned state funding to help students receive training for in-demand jobs. The university’s Raj Soin College of Business will offer 50 need-based tuition awards to students who pursue short-term certifications in human resources, business analytics … Continue reading

Living Dayton: ArtsFair at Wright State

Jennie Buckwalter, assistant dean for community and student engagement in the College of Liberal Arts, and acting major Jeremy Farley promoted Wright State’s ArtsFair on “Living Dayton” on WDTN. Art lovers of all ages can interact with art in a … Continue reading

Xenia Daily Gazette: Wright State professor wins costume contest

Excerpt She got the idea while leafing through a book about snakes with her 9-year-old daughter. The inspiration led Elizabeth Bourgeois, assistant professor of costume design at Wright State University, to create a glittering gold gown with a towering snake-ringed … Continue reading

DDN: Boonshoft School of Medicine survey to study health needs of aging LGBTQ Dayton-area residents

Excerpt A local survey will seek to understand the health needs of aging LGBTQ residents in the Dayton area. It is the first large-scale effort with a rigorous, academic approach to gather data on the population living in Montgomery County … Continue reading