Coronavirus

Literary lessons

Wright State philosophy and classics faculty say literature that reflects the impact of epidemics offers insights

From Homer’s “The Iliad” to “The Plague” by Camus, classic literature has reflected the impact of epidemics on human thought and behavior. Continue reading

Wright State nursing student Taylor Wagner helps COVID-test Gov. DeWine

Wright State nursing student Taylor Wagner helps COVID-test Ohio Governor Mike DeWine

Wright State nursing student Taylor Wagner says helping test Gov. Mike DeWine for COVID-19 at the Ohio Statehouse on live television was an amazing moment. Continue reading

Wright State’s LEAP Intensive English Program shares knowledge with university in Iraq

Several thousand people from around the world participated in webinars on remote teaching and English pronunciation organized by Wright State faculty. Continue reading

Wright State announces plans to reopen for fall semester

Wright State announced plans to return to teaching on its Dayton and Lake Campuses for the fall 2020 semester on Aug. 24 with a dynamic and flexible mixture of in-person and remote courses. Continue reading

Beauty brigade

Seven buildings and grounds crew members at Wright State’s Lake Campus have been keeping the campus safe and clean. Continue reading

Home grown

College of Nursing and Health partners with the ONEIL Center to produce homemade mental health videos

The goal of the project was to provide an experiential learning opportunity for Wright State students at home during the pandemic. Continue reading

Wright State board solidifies a multiyear plan to right size the university with approval of 2020-21 budget

Existing university operations will continue to undergo review and be re-aligned in a way to successfully meet the needs of a smaller enrollment. Continue reading

Festival of Flight canceled for 2020, will return in 2021

The inaugural Festival of Flight in October 2019 welcomed more than 4,000 visitors to Wright State’s Dayton Campus. Continue reading

Two international students at Wright State receive emergency COVID-19 grant money

UCIE is working with international students at Wright State to find ways to accommodate their unique needs, including providing small funds from donations. Continue reading

Point of impact

Wright State professor Valerie Stoker notes that historical responses to epidemics can be instructive

Valerie Stoker, professor of religion, says that human responses to disease are embedded in historical, cultural and economic frameworks with varying degrees of effectiveness. Continue reading