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Healthy choice

Wright State alum Nicholas Ballester flourishes as engineer with Chicago health care analytics firm

Nicholas Ballester used his two engineering degrees from Wright State to land a job with a company founded and run by medical doctors. Continue reading

Renowned personal finance expert Peter Bielagus to speak at Wright State

Peter Bielagus will speak at Life After Wright State, a series designed to help graduating students as they move into their career fields. Continue reading

Math makeover

Wright State alum Elizabeth Hachet credits university math program with giving her confidence in AmeriCorps job

Math was never the easiest subject for Elizabeth Hachet. In fact, it tripped her up several times when she was a student at Wright State University. Continue reading

Raidersgiving, Match Day, Science Olympiad voiced as Wright State points of pride in latest community dialogue

The explosive growth of Raidersgiving, a Thanksgiving celebration for Wright State University students who don’t go home for the holiday. Continue reading

A place to shine

Wright State University graduates Rob and Ann Weisgarber help create a new home for university’s priceless archives

Wright State graduates Rob and Ann Weisgarber are among the first donors to support the campaign to build a new home for Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Peace offering

Wright State alum Jacquelyn Weaver gives and receives with Peace Corps stint in Africa

Jacquelyn Weaver volunteered with the Peace Corps because she wanted to relate to people and help them without being motivated by money. Continue reading

Grand fan

Wright State’s Kristie McKiernan a full-throated superfan of the women's basketball team

Kristie McKiernan, Wright State grad and senior English lecturer, is a superfan of the Raiders, missing only three home games and attending road contests as far away as Chicago over the past eight years. Continue reading

Wright State musical theatre grad Christian Duhamel wins prominent award for emerging artists

The 2018 Kleban Prize in Musical Theater recognized 2005 grad Christian Duhamel as the year’s most promising musical theatre librettist. Continue reading

Boonshoft Scholars scholarship recipient committed to serving others

Julia Hitchcock, who graduated with a degree in biology from Wright State in 2017, is the recipient of the four-year Boonshoft Scholars scholarship. Continue reading

Mission accomplished

Air Force veteran Jonathan Granata found a home and the support he needed in Wright State’s Office of Veterans Affairs and the university’s Veteran and Military Center. He’s givien back by providing a gift to support the center's Quiet Study Room

Air Force veteran Jonathan Granata found a home and the support he needed in Wright State’s Office of Veterans Affairs and later the university’s Veteran and Military Center. Continue reading