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.

Alumni Profile

Wright State’s Stephen Hightower to be featured on CNBC-TV’s “Blue Collar Millionaires”

A former Wright State University student who has built a petroleum-distribution empire will be featured on CNBC-TV’s “Blue Collar Millionaires.”
Student Profile

Chain reaction

Wright State junior David Baugham hopes to marry supply chain major with nonprofit management
Wright State junior David Baugham is active in student leadership, currently serving as speaker of the House of the Student Government Association.
Student Profile

Breathtaking

Wright State graduate student Ryan Rakoczy’s neuroscience research takes on new meaning after premature birth of his son
Physiology and neuroscience graduate student Ryan Rakoczy hopes to develop better treatments for prematurely born infants and others with breathing ailments.
Faculty Profile

Inside job

Wright State’s Chinonye Chukwu launches pioneering film project with incarcerated women
Watch films written by incarcerated women as part of the “Pens to Pictures” project in the Creative Arts Center at noon on Dec 4.

MBA Virtual Information Session

Wednesday, January 25,
Noon to 1 pm

Learn about the many ways you can earn an MBA at the Raj Soin College of Business.

Women's Basketball vs. Detroit Mercy

Friday, January 27, 7 pm
Wright State Nutter Center

Science Olympiad Invitational

Saturday, January 28
Nutter Center

Presidential Lecture Series: Dan Rather

Tuesday, January 31,
7 pm to 8:30 pm
Nutter Center

Polar passage

Arctic expedition with Wright State’s Alison Agather and Katlin Bowman yields research, children’s book
Wright State graduate environmental sciences student Alison Agather and oceanographer and Wright State alumna Katlin Bowman sailed the Arctic Ocean to measure levels of toxic mercury.

Wright State to pay tribute to Modern Art with dazzling array of drawing, percussion and dance events

“MODERN: Reimagining the New. A window into the making of the Modern Art movement” takes place at Wright State from Jan. 19 and through Sept. 28.

Wright State Honors Institute to feature Dan Rather, New York Times journalist

Dan Rather will give a lecture on Jan. 31, followed by the Honors Institute luncheon with reporter John Herrman on Feb. 1.