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Fantastic voyage

Caroline Cao reaches stratosphere in higher education as an engineer and medical pioneer

Wright State professor Caroline Cao is an expert in the design and evaluation of enabling technology, such as haptics, navigational aids, and surgical simulation, for minimally invasive surgery. Continue reading

Dynamic Duo

Wright State University’s first female president and provost share their thoughts on being women leaders in higher education and their hopes for Wright State’s future

President Cheryl B. Schrader and Provost Susan Edwards are blazing trails at Wright State. Continue reading

ArtsGala at 20

Wright State’s premier arts event and fundraiser celebrates 20th year in April

Since 2000, ArtsGala has raised more than $2.7 million in arts scholarships, equaling 765 individual scholarships provided for students Continue reading

Serving up accessibility

New technology promises a better dining experience for students with disabilities

A grant from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation could revolutionize how Wright State University students with disabilities eat their meals. Continue reading

Market force

Wright State alum Nick Moshos goes from being a bagger to the owner of Dot’s Market

Nick Moshos, a human resources graduate from Wright State, buys Dot’s Market after working at the local grocery story for 11 years. Continue reading

Artfully done

Painter and Wright State alum Erika b Hess making name for herself with artist podcasts

2006 Wright State fine arts grad Erika b Hess interviews artists, curators, collectors and gallerists on her popular “I Like Your Work” podcast. Continue reading

Match maker

Wright State motion pictures alum Scott Marshall thrives as live-event producer for World Wrestling Entertainment

2002 Wright State film grad Scott Marshall has produced World Wrestling Entertainment shows around the United States and in Colombia, Panama and the Czech Republic. Continue reading

Bread brilliance

Wright State alum Rahn Keucher a rising star in the baking business

Rahn Keucher, a Wright State University alumnus, sells his bread and other pastries to area restaurants and at a stand in Dayton’s 2nd Street Market. Continue reading

Pattern passion

Wright State alum Reza Masoudi and his wife, Bahar, grow elegant dress shop after making royal connection

2006 Wright State graduate Reza Masoudi and his wife, Bahar, saw their dress-making business take off after the exiled empress of Iran wore one of their creations. Continue reading

Making music

Wright State alum Kris Kropff flourishes as head of music publishing for The Lorenz Corporation

Wright State music graduate Kris Kropff intended to work at music publisher Lorenz Corporation for six months. Nearly 20 years later, she’s the company’s president. Continue reading