Wright State in the News

WDTN: Wright State University housing staff explains move-in, living changes due to COVID-19

With school starting next week and the coronavirus pandemic in full swing, students will have to take some extra steps to stay healthy when moving onto campus this year. Continue reading

DDN: $1.1M DoD grant opens door for Wright State neuroimaging center

The Department of Defense has awarded Wright State University a $1.1 million grant to purchase a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State waives fees, test requirements to new students

Joining a growing national movement, Wright State University is allowing undergraduate students to apply for the 2021 summer or fall semester for free — and it’s also freeing first-year students of the requirement to have ACT or SAT test scores. Continue reading

DDN: New dean named for Wright State medical school

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine has named Dr. Valerie Weber as the new school dean effective Nov. 1. Continue reading

DDN: With Broadway closed, Wright State graduate changes course

On March 9, Wright State University musical theater graduate K.J. Hippensteel took the stage of New York’s Stephen Sondheim Theatre as an ensemble member in the first preview performance… Continue reading

DDN: Wright State, Air Force work together on testing for COVID-19 antibodies

Wright State University researchers and the Air Force Research Laboratory will be collecting blood and saliva samples from people who may have COVID-19 antibodies… Continue reading

DDN: Archdeacon: Remembering Bob Mills, a Wright State ‘pillar,’ a community treasure

Mills was also a grand supporter of Wright State athletics. Continue reading

Dayton.com: Wright State grad stars in new independent film ‘The Surrogate’ now streaming

Jasmine Batchelor, an acting alumna of Wright State University and The Julliard School, has received rave reviews for her starring role in Jeremy Hersh’s new independent film… Continue reading

DDN: NSA designates Wright State center for cyber defense education

Wright State University has won a federal designation as a go-to center for cyber defense education. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State unveils plan to launch new school year

Excerpt Wright State University will start its fall semester Aug. 24 with a mix of in-class and virtual instruction, the university said Tuesday. In a new campus email, university leaders say they “conservatively” estimate that a third of classes will … Continue reading