Wright State in the News

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

DDN: Wright State shocks Arkansas for first NCAA tourney win

The Raiders (19-7) built leads of 20-12 after one quarter and 38-26 after two on the way to their first tourney win in their third appearance. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State receives $450,000 grant to study ALS

Wright State University has been granted a $450,000 grant to research the neurological disease ALS. U.S. Ohio Representative Michael Turner announced the three year grant, which will begin April 1, the university announced in a release. Continue reading

Op-Ed from DDN: Student journalists deserve respect for their work

Student Press Freedom day was February 26, and this year, the day took on added meaning for the journalists at the Wright State Guardian. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State student with three science master’s degrees a role model to Black children

The Wright State student already has three master’s degrees in the sciences and is now pursuing her Ph.D. in environmental science. She’s just one of 65 Black females enrolled in STEM-related doctoral programs at Wright State… Continue reading

DDN: Wright State says it will host in-person graduation this year

“Commencement is a special day for graduates and their families,” Edwards said. “I cherish watching our graduates beam with pride as they receive their diplomas in front of their families and friends.” Continue reading