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.

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.

Alumni Profile

Video virtuoso

Wright State alum Kevin Cornell named Ohio’s 2016 PBS Lead Digital Innovator
Kevin Cornell, a two-time Wright State graduate, teaches kids about science through his popular YouTube channel.
Student Profile

Medical student competes in elite 100-mile ultramarathons

For Teddy Bross, a fourth-year medical student at the School of Medicine, ultramarathon running helps him prepare for a career as a doctor.
Student Profile

Smart move

Wright State’s Derek Desentz wins prestigious scholarship from Department of Defense
Derek Desentz, a junior computer science and computer engineering major at Wright State, hones his coding skills as an intern at the Air Force Institute of Technology.
Alumni Profile

Novel approach

Wright State alum Tiffani Angus marries creative writing career with university lectureship in England
Two-time Wright State graduate Tiffani Angus writes fantasy and science fiction stories, while teaching at Anglia Ruskin University.

Fall Fest 2017

Friday, September 1, 11 am to 3 pm
Wright State University's North Lawn (Rain Location: Student Union)

Fall Fest is back! Join the Wright State community for food, games, and entertainment as we celebrate the new school year.

Academic Advantage Program

Monday, August 14, 8 am to Friday, August 18, 5 pm
280 Joshi

Operation Move-in for Residence Halls

Thursday, August 24, 9 am to 3 pm
Main Campus - Residence Halls

Operation Move-in for Apartments

Saturday, August 26, 9 am to 3 pm
Main Campus Apartments

Wright State faculty to lead community conversations on books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Community conversations pair faculty with community leaders and other experts to facilitate wide-ranging discussion of themes and issues raised in books that have won the award.

President Schrader launches face-to-face meetings with department chairs

The meeting will help President Cheryl B. Schrader better understand the work of the university's academic programs and faculty, staff and students.

Wright State professor Julie Williams receives prestigious national award for advancement of disability issues

Julie Williams, a professor in the School of Professional Psychology, received the Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues Award from the American Psychological Association.