People of Wright State

Wright State graduate student researching COVID-19 social media information, misinformation

Graduate biological sciences student Emily Burwell is attempting to quantify the proportion of misinformation to validated information about COVID-19 on Twitter. Continue reading

Construction material

Two-time Wright State graduate Jacob Marino combines engineering with business in the construction industry

Jacob Marino lives in two different worlds using two different degrees — engineering and business. Continue reading

Wearing it well

Wright State communication studies major Gracie Wyatt in business with Fully Loved and Free clothing company

Wright Stage senior Gracie Wyatt designs clothes that spread love and positivity. Continue reading

Trauma toolbox

Wright State alumnus Ryan Garrison helps military veterans and first responders heal as president of Valor Therapeutics

Organizational leadership graduate Ryan Garrison provides music and art therapy to help veterans and first responders who have posttraumatic stress injuries. Continue reading

Diver striver

Wright State education and diving alumnus J.R. Geraci uses his degree to support career twists and turns

J.R. Geraci has dived into most everything in his life: college, water on the swim team and into business as the owner of the Beavercreek Pizza Dive. Continue reading

Liquid asset

Wright State alumni turn their dream into reality with a craft brewery in Xenia

Operated by three Wright State alumni and a current student, Devil Wind Brewing is a tribute to the residents of Xenia. Continue reading

Materializing at the top

Wright State engineering alumna Katherine ‘Katy’ Hitchcock supports the Joint Chiefs in Pentagon internship

Katherine “Katy” Hitchcock, a Wright State materials science and engineering graduate, advises the Joint Chiefs about new research in science and technology. Continue reading

Cyber force

2021 Wright State cybersecurity grad Michelle Massa launches her career with Speedway

Michelle Massa, who graduated from Wright State on May 1, was one of the first students to enroll in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity Program. Continue reading

Health conscious

Wright State alumnus Csongor Bajnoczki makes an international splash in COVID-19 research

Wright State alumnus Csongor Bajnoczki published research on the lack of diversity in governmental COVID-19 task forces. Continue reading

Museum marvel

Wright State alumna Anna Helmig spreads her wings as collections manager at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Anna Helmig, a two-time Wright State University graduate, oversees the care of 1.8 million artifacts at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. Continue reading