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Wright State at 50

University hitting its stride at the half-century mark

Originally founded as a branch campus of The Ohio State University and Miami University, Wright State became an independent institution in 1967. Continue reading

Homecoming Week kicks off with campus celebration

Wright State University’s 50th anniversary celebration culminates this week with more than 35 special Homecoming events. Continue reading

Director from National Academy of Engineering to speak at Wright State on Grand Challenges Scholars Program

B.L. Ramakrishna will lecture on “Grand Challenges in Engineering and the Role of Materials, Manufacturing and Education in Addressing Them” on Sept. 27 in the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading

Wright Brothers Day to celebrate innovation in the community

Wright Brothers Day takes place Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Atrium. Continue reading

Vending trending

Social media-activated vending machine to be showcased at Wright State during Homecoming Week

A social media-activated vending machine that dispenses free hats, T-shirts, gift cards and other products will be on campus during Homecoming Week at Wright State, the first university in the region to have one. Continue reading

Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: Emil Kmetec

Emil Kmetec arrived at Wright State in 1964 to help develop the university’s program and research effort in biological sciences. Continue reading

Spreading love

Grant Benzinger, a senior guard on the Wright State men’s basketball team, recently returned from a 13-day trip to China with Athletes in Action. Continue reading

ONEIL Center for Research Communication opens at Wright State University

The center will strengthen technical communication by scientists and engineers while giving students from other disciplines a place to develop the art of research communication. Continue reading

Wright State introduces ‘Let’s Talk,’ a series of open discussion issues forums

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The first forum in the “Let’s Talk” series will focus on the Wright State Research Institute and the Wright State Applied Research Corporation on Oct. 3. Continue reading

Teaching temperament

Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964. Continue reading