Wright State in the News

DBJ: Wright State business college dean weighs in on economy outlook for 2022

The Dayton Business Journal recently caught up with Tom Traynor, professor and dean of the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University… Continue reading

Yahoo News: Wright State proposes expanding medical school

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is proposing expanding its medical school building to meet the demand for health care workers in the region. Continue reading

Yahoo News: Wright State grad’s indie film receives national attention

Wright State University graduate Nicole Riegel’s riveting debut film “Holler” is a Film Independent Spirit Award nominee for Best First Feature and has been named one of the Top 10 Independent Films of 2021 by National Board of Review. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine faculty quoted in DDN pandemic predictions article

Will the pandemic end in 2022?

Sara Paton, an epidemiology professor at Wright State University, explained the pandemic will end when enough people have immunity from the virus through infection or vaccination, meaning much fewer cases of severe illness and death. Continue reading

Wright State business professor, Carnegie African Diaspora fellow authors University World News post

Tin by tin: Promoting African research and scholarship

Academics who recently attended the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) alumni convening in the United States deliberated on issues that are important and relevant for education in Africa. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine associate dean quoted in DDN telehealth story

“Telemedicine, telehealth, is a tool that has been in our toolbox for decades, but seldom used,” said Gary LeRoy, associate dean of student affairs and admissions at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Continue reading

School of Medicine’s Dean Weber quoted in DDN ‘pandemic fatigue’ story as Omicron looms

Weber cautioned that many people have grown accustomed to the pandemic and are not taking the danger as seriously as they should. After declining in October, cases and hospitalizations have climbed again, surpassing the peak seen during the fall wave. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State explores unconventional acting class in ‘Transformation’

Excerpt Participants in a six-week Vermont community center acting class dig deep with unconventional sensibilities in Annie Baker’s offbeat, 2009 Obie award-winning off-Broadway comedy “Circle Mirror Transformation,” continuing through Dec. 5 in the black box, downstairs Herbst Theatre at Wright … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State grad appears in HBO Max series ‘Sex Lives of College Girls’

Dayton native Renika Williams is among the cast of Mindy Kaling’s HBO Max series “The Sex Lives of College Girls,” streaming beginning Thursday, Nov. 18. Continue reading

DDN: Chemistry star catches heat in scientific journal

International journal honors WSU professor emeritus

Longtime Wright State University professor of chemistry Rubin Battino, Ph.D., known for his spectacular live chemistry demonstrations, was honored with a special edition of the Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. Continue reading