Alumni Profile

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

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

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

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

Doubling down

2018 Wright State grad Julia Gomez-Cambronero combines her love of theater and Spanish for double degrees

2018 Wright State graduate Julia Gomez-Cambronero’s Spanish heritage influences her theatre performances. Continue reading

Music of the night

Wright State graduate Kate Mueller performs in the North American tour of “The Phantom of the Opera”

For Kate Mueller, a 2015 graduate of Wright State’s acting and musical theatre program, being part of “The Phantom of the Opera” ensemble is a dream come true. Continue reading

Foreign service

Two-time Wright State graduate Kathryn Chaney helps prep military personnel and other government employees for embassy assignments in Europe.

Kathryn Chaney weaves together her passion for travel, work experiences and two degrees from Wright State to thrive at the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies. 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

Perfect timing

Timely opportunity set the stage for Wright State alum Anil Gopinathan’s career success at Ingersoll Rand

Wright State grad Anil Gopinathan turned his passion for mathematics and the sciences into a successful engineering career. Continue reading