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

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.
Alumni Profile

Light might

Wright State alum Chris LeVeck '05 heads one of nation’s fastest-growing lighting and signage companies
2005 Wright State grad Chris LeVeck grew up helping with the family lighting business, then set off to found a success company of his own.
Student Profile

Standard operating procedure

Wright State grad student Eric Tatman completes prestigious fellowship with National Institute of Standards and Technology
Eric Tatman, who is pursuing a master’s in design and mechanical engineering from Wright State, spent his summer conducting research with a nuclear reactor.
Alumni Profile

Terminal triumph

Art installation by Wright State alum Kailah Ware graces Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Kailah Ware, who graduated from Wright State with a degree in motion pictures, created “One Degree of Separation,” a mix-media art installation celebrating Cincinnati.

Raider Open House

Saturday, November 4, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Student Union

Find out during our Raider Open House what it’s like to be a Raider.

Men's Soccer vs Northern Kentucky

Saturday, October 21, 7 pm to 9 pm
Alumni Field

Women's Volleyball vs Cleveland State

Friday, October 27, 6 pm to 8 pm
C.J. McLin Gymnasium

Swimming & Diving vs Milwaukee

Saturday, October 28, Noon to 3 pm
WSU Natatorium

Wright State researchers are attacking breast cancer

Julian Gomez-Cambronero works with members of his laboratory to find the molecular mechanisms that lead to breast cancer cell growth and invasiveness.

Watch: Opioid battle

Video: Hundreds of Wright State students, area high school students and community members took part in an effort to spotlight on the dangers of opioid abuse.

Wright State to host Irish novelist Colm Tóibín, winner of Dayton Literary Peace Prize achievement award

"Classical Tragedy and the Modern Imagination: A Conversation with Colm Tóibín" will be held Nov. 6 at 2 3 p.m. in the Stein Galleries.