Wright State in the News

DDN: Wright State nearly doubles cash reserves in past two years

Excerpt Wright State University has nearly doubled its cash reserves in the last two years as the school looks to rebound from a financial crisis that came close to draining its savings. The university expects to add around $8.2 million … Continue reading

WHIO: Dayton Shooting in the Oregon District: Wright State offering walk-in counseling

Excerpt Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology is offering walk-in psychological first-aid for anyone affected by the Oregon District shooting. They will accept patients at the Ellis Human Development Institute, 9 N. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., and the Reach … Continue reading

Washington Post: When the Dayton shooter killed his sister, he cut short a life full of promise, friends say

Megan was a stellar student, popular with peers and beloved by most everyone who spent time with her, whether in school band practice sessions or touring the wilds of Montana. This fall, she would have entered her senior year at Wright State University… Continue reading

DDN: Wright State men’s basketball trip to Italy a learning experience

Excerpt Wright State coach Scott Nagy doesn’t know the level of competition his team will face in the three basketball games it plays during the Raiders’ 10-day trip to Italy, which begins Friday. But he and his players do know … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State research group receives $750K grant to launch med-tech startups

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A research group affiliated with a Dayton-area university will receive a $750,000 grant to establish an accelerator program for medical technology startups. Wright State Applied Research Corp. (WSARC) is one of 44 organizations from 28 states and two territories to … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald: Wright State reflects on first moon landing

Excerpt When he was a boy, Neil Armstrong played the baritone in a band called the Schoolboy Mississippi Moonshiners. And he cleaned the mixing machine as part of his job at a bakery in his hometown of Wapakoneta. These lesser-known … Continue reading

Springfield News-Sun: Wright State library remodeled with $1.1M in state funding

Excerpt Wright State University students returning to campus this year will see the library transformed with new carpeting and furniture, changes based on a student survey conducted four years ago. The project to replace the old furnishings, which officials said … Continue reading

Newsday quotes Wright State business professor in recession prep story

Excerpt There’s perception and then there’s reality. For many folks, the glass is already nearly half empty, while others feel it will be not too far in the future. In a new survey, “Experts vs. Everyday Americans,” Bankrate.com says 40 percent of … Continue reading

WDTN: Wright State library combines study and workout with new bikes

Wright State University added new library equipment aimed at helping students stay active and healthy during long periods of study or homework. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State survey shows support for West Carrollton safety tax hike

Excerpt More than half of West Carrollton residents would support a tax increase to fund emergency safety services, according to a recent survey. A Wright State University survey commissioned by the city found that 52.8 percent of West Carrollton respondents … Continue reading