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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

Map quest

Wright State senior Denis Barry Jr. captures first place in regional geography competition
A passion for counties, maps, highways and exploring has lead Wright State University senior Denis Barry Jr. to a career in geography.
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3D thinking

Wright State senior Rachel Evans completes manufacturing internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Rachel Evans, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering at Wright State University, researched new manufacturing technologies during a summer internship.
Alumni Profile

Making music

Wright State alum Kris Kropff flourishes as head of music publishing for The Lorenz Corporation
Wright State music graduate Kris Kropff intended to work at music publisher Lorenz Corporation for six months. Nearly 20 years later, she's the company's president.
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Home sweet health

Wright State nursing student studying to create her “American dream” in health care
Wright State nursing student Rosa Aguilar wants to provide care in the Hispanic community within the greater Dayton area.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day; University Closed

Monday, January 21

Wright State University will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Men's Basketball vs Milwaukee

Thursday, January 24, 7 pm to 9 pm
Dayton, OH, Wright State University Nutter Center

Women's Basketball vs Oakland

Friday, January 25, 7 pm to 9 pm
Dayton, OH, Wright State University Nutter Center

Men's Basketball vs Green Bay

Saturday, January 26, 7 pm to 9 pm
Dayton, OH, Wright State University Nutter Center

Second nature

Wright State grad Miranda Martin puts her athletic training skills to good use in treating an injured football player
As the football player lay on the field with a possible spinal cord injury, the words of athletic trainer Miranda Martin’s instructor kept ringing in her ears.

Pit stop

Wright State engineering students Ryan Slater and Alex Vehre find artistic outlet in pit orchestras
Freshmen roommates Ryan Slater and Alex Vehre have engineering and a love for playing music in common.

U.S. News ranks Wright State online programs among best for 2019

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Wright State’s online graduate programs in business, engineering and nursing.