Biology

Bug business

Ohio to reckon with the raucous presence of 17-year cicadas

Don Cipollini, professor of biological sciences at Wright State, calls Brood X a wild spectacle of nature. Continue reading

Spring class notes

Meet three outstanding alumni who are featured in the spring 2021 issue of the Wright State University Magazine. Continue reading

The changemakers

Wright State Alumni and community members are confronting racism and all of its manifestations

How we can learn from our Black alumni, faculty, staff, and students who are working to actively create change in their communities by fighting racism and injustice. Continue reading

‘Forever chemicals’ expert Marta Venier to speak at Wright State’s virtual Carmichael Lecture April 19

The lecture will feature Marta Venier, an environmental chemist and assistant professor at the Paul O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. Continue reading

Wright State biologists Shulin Ju, Quan Zhong win $450,000 federal research grant to study neurological disease

The research by Ju and Zhong is aimed at understanding mechanisms of the cellular toxicity of the protein-coding gene FUS, mutations in which cause ALS. Continue reading

Wright State testing wastewater to detect COVID-19 on campus

Sampling wastewater can help the university to catch infections early and prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Wright State community. Continue reading

Bear hugs

Wright State marketing student Callista Hess is the driving force behind Bears4Children’s

Wright State marketing major Callista Hess and her family run an organization that delivers personalized teddy bears to sick children. Continue reading

Top research stories in 2020

From a new MRI scanner to access to a unique 3D laser printer to imaging and treating ovarian cancer, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2020. Continue reading

More than 1,300 students to graduate at Wright State’s virtual fall commencement

Wright State will broadcast the virtual fall commencement ceremony on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube beginning at 10 am on Saturday, Dec. 12. Continue reading

Wright State’s Medical Laboratory Science program awarded 10-year re-accreditation

The Medical Laboratory Science program has a history of producing well-rounded medical laboratorians who are prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation. Continue reading