Biology

Boonshoft School of Medicine program director recognized as a global woman icon

Terry Oroszi, director of graduate programs in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, will receive the Woman Icon award for 2020, part of the third edition of the iWoman Global Awards. Continue reading

Write angle

Biology and English students learn environmental storytelling in a new Eco-Narratives course

In an English and biological sciences course, students use storytelling to discuss extinctions, mutations, invasions and other environmental phenomena. Continue reading

Call to action

Wright State students and alumni support scholarships to promote equity and inclusion

Wright State’s George Floyd Memorial Scholarship and Retain the 9 Scholarship help support students from underrepresented populations. Continue reading

Helping hands

Scholarships and programs help former foster youth thrive at Wright State

D’Layne Wilens, an Independent Scholars Network student at Wright State, received support from the Rise. Shine. Scholarship fund. Continue reading

Wright State faculty work to strengthen online courses for fall semester

Better online courses and more online offerings will greet Wright State students this fall semester thanks to the faculty’s strong response to training and their creative approaches to remote teaching. Continue reading

Home grown

Roots of pre-med student Yoon-Jae Yi run deep at Wright State

There’s no place like home. And for Yoon-Jae Yi, a psychology and French major, that place is Wright State University. Continue reading

Unity rock

Wright State associate professor teams up with a 2018 grad and his son to paint a message of unity on the Wright State Rock. Continue reading

Compassion passion

May 2020 Wright State grad Aubri Pritchett headed to medical school at NYU

Aubri Pritchett, who graduated on May 2 with bachelor’s degrees in biological sciences and Spanish, will begin pursuing a medical degree in the fall. Continue reading

Wright State biologist Labib Rouhana receives grant renewal that prepares students for biomedical research

The research project identifies genes with conserved functions in human reproduction and offers promise for breakthroughs in infertility. Continue reading

Wright State biologist Don Cipollini says research results on emerald ash borer may offer lessons on coronavirus

Cipollini says the coronavirus encounters a new habitat of humans lacking resistance, starts to infect people in a largely undetected fashion, spreads exponentially, peaks and then declines. Continue reading