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

Watch: Rap ture

Wright State’s Jesse Williams pursues computer science degree along with rap music
Video: Wright State computer science major Jesse Williams finds a creative outlet through coding and rapping as J-Williams.
Faculty Profile

Citizen sensing to insights, predictions and decisions

Wright State professor Amit Sheth is a leader in combining computer science with social media
Amit Sheth finds commercial success with a software system that analyzes big data on social media sites.
Student Profile

Presidential campaign

Wright State graduate history student Erix Infante creates exhibit on Rutherford B. Hayes at presidential museum
Erix Infante, a graduate history student, plans to pursue a career creating exhibitions for museums after he graduates from Wright State.
Student Profile

Modeling move

Engineering student Molly Donovan joins growing ranks of Wright State interns at Applied Research Associates
A mechanical engineering major at Wright State, Molly Donovan primarily works on 3D modeling and meshing.

Raiderthon

Saturday, November 18, 10 am to Sunday, November 19, 1 am
Student Union Apollo Room

Raiderthon, Wright State University's dance marathon.

Raises funds for Dayton Children's Hospital

Men's Basketball vs Murray State

Saturday, November 18, 7 pm to 9 pm
Wright State Nutter Center

Thanksgiving Holiday - University Closed

Wednesday, November 22 to Friday, November 24

Raidersgiving

Thursday, November 23, Noon to 2 pm
Nutter Center McLin Gym

Wright State professor Jennifer Subban receives 2017 International Education Award

Jennifer Subban was honored for her work with the Leadership Education to Advance Development Program, a community-based youth leadership training program in South Africa.

Wright State to hold forum on bringing together health and human services programs

Options to integrate programs on health and human services will be the focus of the next Let's Talk community forum on Nov. 27 at 3 p.m. in the Apollo Room of the Student Union.

Sixth annual Raidersgiving offers sense of community for Thanksgiving

All students, staff, faculty and alumni are invited to Raidersgiving on Nov. 23 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center's McLin Gym.