Earth & Environmental Sciences

Top research stories of 2021

From developing a super sunscreen to monitoring brain injuries to tracking COVID-19 misinformation, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2021. Continue reading

Explore the Wright State woods at annual Runkle Woods Symposium

The Runkle Woods Symposium is an opportunity to explore the Wright State woods with faculty, staff and students who are involved in research and creative projects. Continue reading

Cannon carpenter

Wright State alumnus Jared Shank restores a World War I cannon in his hometown

Jared Shank restored a World War I cannon that had been part of a veterans memorial in St. Paris. Continue reading

Ambassadors program spotlights expertise of Lake Campus faculty and opportunities for high school students

The Faculty Ambassadors Program introduces high school students to Lake Campus faculty members who are changing the world. Continue reading

Fall class notes

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

Five female students receive Considine Scholarships to fund undergraduate research in campus labs

The Considine Scholars Program funds undergraduate STEM research positions for female Wright State students. Continue reading

Shell splash

New research by Lake Campus faculty member Chuck Ciampaglio published by prestigious international journal

Chuck Ciampaglio, professor of Earth and environmental science, and alumnus David Peterman discovered how an extinct animal moved through water. Continue reading

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

Hope and healing

After a tragic loss, Wright State student and single mother Ashley Elking finds solace in learning

Earth and environmental sciences major Ashley Elking knows that a good education is the key to a better life and future for her family and herself. 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