People of Wright State

Power of persistence

Wright State alum James Dahlman does pioneering work in biomedical engineering

James Dahlman, who graduated from Wright State with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, was named one of “35 Innovators Under 35” by the MIT Technology Review. Continue reading

Nervous energy

Wright State postdoctoral researcher Ryan Griggs wins prestigious neuroscience award for his lab’s research on diabetes

Ryan Griggs and his fellow researchers have found that changes in neurons in the brain may be responsible for cognitive dysfunction associated with Type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

In their corner

Wright State SOPP student Brandt Ling serves as vice president of Autism Society of Dayton

Volunteering with the Autism Society of Dayton is one way School of Professional Psychology student Brandt Ling gives back to the community. Continue reading

Military minded

Wright State alumnus, Bronze Star winner Mark Winters shares his experience with Army ROTC cadets

Mark Winters started his 25-year career in the military during his freshman year at Wright State when he joined the Army ROTC. Continue reading

Smart play

Wright State engineering students Trevor Nartker, Ivan Frasure and Jace Robinson receive prestigious SMART scholarships

Wright State engineering students Trevor Nartker, Ivan Frasure and Jace Robinson will work at the Air Force Research Laboratory after completing their master’s degrees, supported by scholarships from the Defense Department. Continue reading

Riveting affair

2003 Wright State alum Casey Simmons played key role in restoring the historic Memphis Belle Flying Fortress

Casey Simmons, who graduated from Wright State with a degree in anthropology, restores historic airplanes at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Continue reading

Night moves

Late hours helped Wright State senior Caroline Lawson develop her painting skills

Fine art major Caroline Lawson’s artwork has been displayed in the Wright State Stein Galleries, at ArtsGala and the Dayton Visual Arts Center. 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

Clinical clarity

Wright State graduate student Joshua Sensenbaugh elected vice president of Students in Pediatric Neuropsychology

Joshua Sensenbaugh, a student at Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology, is focusing his studies in pediatric neuropsychology. Continue reading

Military expedition

Over 500 military veterans interviewed by Wright State alum Bridget Federspiel as part of history project

Bridget Federspiel works with both high school students and Wright State student veterans to interview U.S. veterans for the Library of Congress. Continue reading