Wright State in the News

DDN: Drive-in for Wright State’s Big Lens Film Fest

Student filmmakers are in the spotlight as Wright State University’s Motion Pictures program hosts its annual Big Lens Film Festival Thursday, April 22 at 8 p.m. at Dixie Twin Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Drive, Dayton. Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State lands $1.7M federal grant for research

Wright State University was approved March 26 for nearly $1.7 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health. The grant, to be awarded in installments of $337,500 through 2026, will support academic research to understand the effects of UVB radiation on the human body. Continue reading

DDN: Raiders make history with NCAA tourney win

Wright State planned for a long stay when it left Sunday for the NCAA volleyball tournament. The entire event is being held in Omaha, Neb., and the coaches and players stuffed their suitcases with enough outfits and gear to get them through an extended run. Continue reading

WDTN: Wright State opens COVID-19 vaccine clinic for students

Wright State University is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine to students at on-campus clinics. Wright State held its first on-campus vaccination clinic for students Thursday. The university plans to offer these clinics twice a week for at least the next … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State students to be offered J&J vaccine

Interested Wright State University students may now receive free COVID-19 vaccinations through Student Health Services and Wright State Physicians. Wright State has received a small supply of Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine and will begin administering shots weekly to Wright … Continue reading

Dayton.com: Wright State announces spring arts lineup

Wright State University’s Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures ushers in spring with an assortment of classic, contemporary, original and reinvented programming slated March 26-May 2. Defined by organizers as a “compressed season of COVID-safe and easily accessible” options, … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State Physicians offering COVID vaccine

Wright State Physicians is offering coronavirus vaccines to people ages 18 and older in the Dayton region. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State medical residents pilot anti-racism dialogue training

The program offered to the Wright State University OB-GYN residents for the past year will soon be expanded to include Boonshoft School of Medicine administration and eventually faculty, other medical residents and students. Continue reading

Yahoo: No. 13 Wright State delivers NCAA women’s tournament largest first-round upset in 9 years

No. 13 Wright State buried two 3-pointers in the final minute to deliver the NCAA women’s basketball tournament its first major first-round upset in nine years. The Raiders eked out a 66-62 win against No. 4 Arkansas on Monday in the Alamo Region in its third ever appearance in the tournament. Continue reading

Washington Post: Baker and No. 13 Wright State down No. 4 Arkansas 66-62

Arkansas came to the NCAA Tournament armed with a seasoned lineup forged in a tough regular season that included wins over UConn and Baylor. Wright State came with scorer Angel Baker and an attitude that it was time to make history. Baker and the No. 13-seed Raiders did just that. Continue reading