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.

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

Journal joy

Research by Wright State senior Marquise Crosby accepted for publication in prestigious science journal
Marquise Crosby, a senior biochemistry and molecular biology major, works as a lab assistant at Wright-Patterson in the Soft Matter Branch of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate.
Student Profile

Axle ability

Wright State engineering student R.J. McCoy helps design new axle line at Navistar
Wright State mechanical engineering student R.J. McCoy plays a major role in producing trucks during an internship at Navistar in Springfield.
Student Profile

Prizeworthy poster

Wright State biology student Johana Barrientos scores big in national Louis Stokes poster/presentation competition
Johana Barrientos was recognized for creating a poster that explains her research on a complicated heart disease it in a detailed, colorful and reader-friendly way.
Alumni Profile

Mission accomplished

Air Force veteran and Wright State graduate Jonathan Granata ’15 finds a new duty in giving back
Air Force veteran Jonathan Granata found a home and the support he needed in Wright State’s Office of Veterans Affairs and later the university’s Veteran and Military Center.


Saturday, March 24, 6 pm to 11:55 pm
Creative Arts Center
Wright State’s ARTSGALA is known as one of THE

Softball vs Green Bay (Game 1)

Friday, March 23, 2 pm to 4 pm
WSU Softball Field

Baseball vs Milwaukee

Friday, March 23, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Nischwitz Stadium

Women's Tennis vs Northern Kentucky

Saturday, March 24, Noon to 3 pm
South Regency Tennis and Fitness Center

App-ortunity knocks

Student-developed mobile app driving student engagement at Raj Soin College of Business
Mobile phone app students business students stay involved on campus.

Playing with joy

From the moment the team stepped off the plane to the final buzzer, here’s a behind the scenes look at Raiders' tournament experience.

Latest Veterans Voices video, featuring Wright State student, to debut at Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center

“Jeremy’s Story,” a short video featuring Wright State student veteran Jeremy Dobbins, will premiere at the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center on March 28.