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Wright State pumps $1.5 billion into economy, supports over 20,000 jobs, according to new higher education study

Wright State University adds $1.5 billion annually to the region’s economy and supports more than 20,000 jobs through its spending on operations and research and through spending by students, visitors and alumni, according to a new economic impact study. Continue reading

Ohio’s public universities add $42 billion annually to Ohio’s economy

Wright State University adds $1.5 billion annually to Raider Country economy

An economic impact study conducted for the Inter-University Council of Ohio found that the state’s public universities, their students and their statewide alumni added $42 billion in income to Ohio’s economy in 2016-17. Continue reading

Learning landscape

Wright State’s Amanda Harris presents New Media Incubator research at national conference

Amanda Harris, a communication studies student who interns in the New Media Incubator, helped beginning French students work on their language skills by producing storytelling videos. Continue reading

Wright State expects to post multimillion-dollar budget surpluses after years of deficits

Wright State will post a $7.2 million budget surplus this year and has crafted a fiscal 2019 budget with a $3 million surplus that earmarks funds for strategic investments to bolster tuition revenue and build the university’s future. Continue reading

Gender matters

Wright State assistant professor Adrienne Traxler co-authors equity article in prestigious Physics Today magazine

Adrienne Traxler, assistant professor of physics, examined systemic bias against women in physics and how what physicists can do to improve things. Continue reading

Going for gold

For a second straight year the Dayton Regional STEM School held a STEMmersion class at Wright State’s Student Union. Continue reading

Strategic planning process builds momentum with latest mini-summit

Anyone from the Wright State community can participate in the four remaining strategic planning mini-summits planned for this summer. Continue reading

Global reach

Wright State Army ROTC cadets take part in summer programs, internships around the world

Summer programs and internships help U.S. Army ROTC cadets hone their medical, language and cultural skills as well as to strengthen relationships among U.S. allies. Continue reading

Raiders knocked out of NCAA regional tournament

The Raiders finish the season 39–17, after winning the Horizon League championship and making a return trip to the NCAA regional tournament. Continue reading

Shoot from the hip

Matthew Helton, a fine art and photography student at Wright State University, has his work displayed in the same space as the artists he looked up to. Continue reading