Wright State Will Become Tobacco Free July 1

The new tobacco-free policy will help promote a healthy environment in which our students, faculty, staff, and visitors can learn, work, and live. Learn how this policy will benefit our university, our health, and our future.

Celebrating 50 Years

In 1967, when enrollment reached 5,704 students, the Dayton Campus of Miami University and Ohio State University ceased to exist, and the newly independent Wright State University came into being. Join us throughout 2017 as we celebrate our history and look forward to the future.

University's First Female President

Cheryl B. Schrader, Ph.D., chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, was introduced to the Wright State University community March 6. Dr. Schrader will officially take office July 1.

We See the Potential in You

The Wright brothers were not pilots. They were dreamers and inventors. Through their persistence they taught the world to fly. Named after these pioneers, we carry on their desire to build, create, and pioneer. What does it mean to be a pioneer? Find out here.

Student Profile

Geologist gem

Rita Ghose, who graduated with a master's in earth and environmental sciences, studies geology to help boost the economy of Bangladesh.
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Counseling cognition

Wright State’s Ernest Brown Jr. wins prestigious American Psychological Association fellowship
Ernest Brown is not only passionate about social justice, diversity and multiculturalism, but also about ethnic minority communities and forensic psychology.
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Literacy love

Allison Rives, who is pursuing her master’s degree in literacy from the College of Education and Human Services, instills a love of reading in her elementary school students.
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Lucky break

Wright State senior and Air Force veteran Lilia Barberi discovered passion for nursing after basic training injury
After serving as a medic at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Lilia Barberi is preparing for a career in nursing through Wright State's Veteran Bachelor of Science Nursing program option.

Wright State will become tobacco free on July 1

Saturday, July 1

Wright State University is committed to becoming a tobacco-free campus.

BSOM Convocation & White Coat Ceremony

Sunday, July 9, 2 pm to 4 pm
Schuster Performing Arts Center, 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, OH 45402

Board of Trustees public session and executive session

Friday, June 30, 1 pm to 3 pm
Foundation Board Room, 3070 Presidential Drive

Travel scholarship helped medical school graduate aid refugees

Christopher Champlin traveled to Greece to work with Emergency Response Centre International, a NGO that provides assistance to refugees from Turkey.

Getting with the program

College of Education and Human Services launches Program Evaluation certification program
The College of Education and Human Services offers a graduate-level program to train students as certified program evaluators who can work in education, government, business and for nonprofits.

Former Student Government president heading to Harvard

Lukas Wenrick, who graduated from Wright State in April with a degree in social science education, will attend the Harvard Graduate School of Education.