Coronavirus

Social behavior

Wright State student research on the COVID-19 pandemic and social media to be presented at an international conference

A study by computer science and engineering students suggests that social media can detect COVID-19 news early and could be used to understand public reaction and to emergent pandemics. Continue reading

Raiders serving Raiders

Wright State University students, staff, faculty and alumni who didn’t go home for Thanksgiving enjoyed a holiday meal thanks to the ninth annual Raidersgiving. Continue reading

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site available at Nutter Center Nov. 28

Free testing is available for individuals with or without COVID-19 symptoms and a doctor’s note is not required. Continue reading

Some international students maintain campus presence with in-person English classes

This semester, the Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP) Intensive English Program has offered most of its English-as-a-second-language courses in-person. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine Master of Public Health program provides contact tracing support

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the Dayton region, Master of Public Health Program leaders immediately reached out to help. Continue reading

Wright Day to Give shatters fundraising records

Annual giving day raises more than $205,000 to help Wright State students

25% of the gifts on the Wright Day to Give were directed to student emergency funds within the colleges, the Deedrick Student Support Fund or the Raider Food Pantry. Continue reading

Center for Teaching and Learning wins praise from Faculty Senate for help with remote teaching

Faculty Senate formally praises the Center for Teaching and Learning for providing training and programming during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Remote control

How Wright State faculty, staff, and students have adjusted to remote delivery of classes

After CaTS and CTL created a roadmap for online learning, faculty members used their creative instincts to continue offering students a quality education remotely. Continue reading

Healthy volunteers needed for Air Force COVID-19 antibodies research

Wright State researchers have partnered with the Air Force Research Laboratory on a pilot study aimed at validating industry testing kits. Continue reading

Wright State to hold virtual commencement ceremony for spring graduates on Oct. 24

Wright State will hold a virtual commencement ceremony on Oct. 24 to celebrate Dayton Campus spring 2020 graduates and Lake Campus summer 2019 through spring 2020 graduates. Continue reading