Wright State in the News

WLIO: Wright State Lake Campus continues to grow and doesn’t plan on stopping

Excerpt The Wright State Lake campus is focusing on one word right now, “growth”. This year, Lake Campus has set a record for enrollment with over 1,500 students, plus they have grown the number of degree programs that they offer … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State researcher wins $500K Navy award

A Wright State University researcher has been awarded $501,000 from the U.S. Navy to study the physiological reaction to fatigue and reduced oxygen. Matthew Sherwood, a research engineer at the university, and his team will partner with the Naval Medical … Continue reading

DDN: Dr. LeRoy of Wright State elected president of physician group

Excerpt A Dayton physician, Dr. Gary LeRoy, is the new president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The national physician group represents 131,400 physicians and medical students. The group stated that LeRoy in his new role “advocates on behalf … Continue reading

WHIO: Wright State chemistry researchers awarded more than $400K for cancer-fighting project

Excerpt A team of chemistry researchers received a three-year, $462,195 award from the National Institutes of Health to help work on a novel approach to fighting cancers. Kuppuswamy Arumugam, an assistant professor of chemistry at Wright State University, and Jonathan … Continue reading

Business Wire: Marxent hires Wright State computer science grad

Excerpt Marxent announced today that the company has hired Emily Novak, a graduate of Wright State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science and 2016 recipient of The Marxent Prize – A WSU Scholarship for Women in Engineering. Barry Besecker, Marxent’s CTO … Continue reading

DDN: Local couple’s photo booth company continues strong growth

When Fairborn resident Jake Prichard started a photo booth company with his brother as a 21-year-old student at Wright State University, he never expected it to take off. But the company now operated by Prichard and his wife Jayme has … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald: Alexa, who is Wright State alumnus Joe Jessup?

Excerpt When Wright State University alumnus Joe Jessup ’98 was first hired at Amazon working for the Alexa engine in 2016, the first thing he asked his Alexa was, unfortunately, pretty boring. “I used one of the most common questions,” … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald: Wright State researchers awarded grant cancer-fighting project

Excerpt A team of Wright State University chemistry researchers is working on a novel approach to fighting cancer thanks to a three-year, $470,000 award from the National Institutes of Health. Kuppuswamy Arumugam, an assistant chemistry professor in the Wright State … Continue reading

The Doctors: Kevin Lorson talks about his Ohio opioid prevention curriculum

Kevin Lorson, director of Wright State’s Physical Education Licensure Program, appeared on “The Doctors” to discuss his efforts to develop the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum. It is designed to help schools address state requirements and be adaptable to … Continue reading

Most Metro review: ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’

Inquisitive autistic British teenager Christopher Boone, an introverted lover of math, rodents and the Rubik’s cube, overcomes adversity with empowering fortitude in Simon Stephens’ compelling 2012 drama “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” currently receiving a terrific regional … Continue reading