Biology

Chance encounter

Wright State’s Joyce Howes donates a kidney to Phil Combs, a former colleague she never knew

Joyce Howes donated her kidney to Phil Combs after he sent an email to his colleagues asking for help. Continue reading

Prairie premiere

Restored prairie at Wright State serves as wildlife magnet, research lab and scenic wonder

Students and faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences turned land off University Drive between the Nutter Center parking and Mini University into a prairie. Continue reading

Lake Campus efforts to address water quality recognized by governor

Collaborative efforts between agriculture and water quality groups surrounding Grand Lake St. Marys were highlighted by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and other state officials. Continue reading

Wright State’s Global Public Health Brigade returns to Nicaragua

Wright State students returned to Nicaragua to work on with infrastructure projects to improve living conditions. Continue reading

Global reach

Wright State Army ROTC cadets take part in summer programs, internships around the world

Summer programs and internships help U.S. Army ROTC cadets hone their medical, language and cultural skills as well as to strengthen relationships among U.S. allies. Continue reading

14 Wright State alumni named to Dayton Business Journal’s ‘Forty Under 40’ list

Wright State University made a big splash in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2018 “Forty Under 40” awards. Continue reading

Talent pipeline

Wright Leader is designed to facilitate leadership development opportunities for employees that can be tough to find in higher education. Continue reading

Wright State researchers awarded prestigious Magic Grant from Brown Institute for Media Innovation

The project involving the Wright State researchers is aimed at decoding differences in forensic DNA software used as evidence in criminal trials. Continue reading

Healthy help

A dozen volunteers helped pull weeds, build new garden beds and lay down mulch to make sure students were ready to learn this summer in the Dayton Campus community garden. Continue reading

Wright State biology professor Dan Krane appears on ABC-TV’s “20/20”

Dan Krane

Dan Krane, one of the world’s foremost DNA experts, answered questions about the DNA results in a high-profile, double-homicide case in Virginia. Continue reading