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2013 News Articles

  • Professor Damaris Serrano wins national literary award from Panama


    WSU Newsroom
    December 27, 2013

    Excerpt: Serrano won The Ricardo Miró Prize for literary essay in the 71st El Premio Nacional Ricardo Miró (Ricardo Miró National Literature Contest) for her essay Panamá: (re)cuentos de la nación en diaspora (Panama: retelling history/stories of a nation in diaspora).

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  • Wright State partners with Saudi university to create medical school modeled on Boonshoft School of Medicine


    WSU Newsroom
    December 18, 2013

    Excerpt: Under this unique agreement, Unaizah College of Medicine of Qassim University, Saudi Arabia, will deliver a concurrent educational experience for its students, parallel with the Boonshoft School of Medicine’s medical education program.

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  • More than 1,700 graduate at Fall Commencement


    WSU Newsroom
    December 14, 2013

    Excerpt: The Fall Commencement class included graduates ranging in age from 20 to 67, including 146 international students from 25 nations. The international graduates included natives of Burkina Faso, Ghana, Iran, Israel, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Syria, Togo and Vietnam.

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  • Wright State University Center for Healthy Communities offers seminar on cultural competency


    WSU Newsroom
    December 5, 2013

    Excerpt: The seminar will provide professionals with information related to cultural competency. Professionals will be able to use this information to assist clients and their families. In addition, participants will learn about cultural differences and strategies for dealing with these differences.

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  • Wright State international student enjoys sharing native cuisine

    Dayton Daily News
    December 4, 2013

    Excerpt: Thanks to Wright State University’s LEAP program, students from throughout the world are sharing their cultures — and their cuisine — with others in the Miami Valley. LEAP stands for Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes.

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  • December Green Honored with 2013 International Education Award

    WSU Newsroom
    November 27, 2013

    Excerpt: December Green, director of international studies at Wright State and known for her deep commitment to educating students on issues and cultures of foreign countries, was named recipient of the university’s 2013 International Education Award.

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  • Wright State Inks Partnership Agreement With English University

    WSU Newsroom
    November 15, 2013

    Excerpt: An agreement that promises to strengthen Wright State’s partnership with a university in Cambridge, England, and pave the way for research opportunities and more student exchanges was signed by officials from both schools.

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  • Wright State to celebrate International Education Week

    WSU Newsroom
    November 15, 2013

    Excerpt: A study-abroad fair, an international potluck and other activities promoting the benefits of global education and exchange are planned at Wright State as part of International Education Week.

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  • Wright State Reaches Out to Surge of International Students

    WSU Newsroom
    September 25, 2013

    Excerpt: Wright State is poised to reap huge benefits from its popularity with international students, whose numbers have increased by 40 percent this fall to 1,489. However, the students often face challenges in adjusting to American academic and cultural life.

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  • U.S. policing practices focus of international visit

    WSU Newsroom
    July 25, 2013

    Excerpt: A delegation of officials from South America, Central America, Mexico and Haiti are visiting Dayton and Wright State University to study U.S. policing practices in hopes of increasing community security.

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  • Wright State to host international visitors studying disability, diversity

    WSU Newsroom
    July 17, 2013

    Excerpt: Wright State University will play host to a delegation of African officials coming to the United States to examine disability issues and a French attorney studying how diversity impacts U.S. education, politics and media.

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  • International diplomacy delegation visiting Dayton, Wright State University

    WSU Newsroom
    July 8, 2013

    Excerpt: An international delegation of key officials who provide information about the United States to the residents of Russia, Thailand, Nigeria, Oman, Haiti, Bangladesh and Belarus paid a visit to Wright State University's Dunbar Library as part of their U.S. tour.

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  • Fulbright Award supports Boonshoft School of Medicine student's research on autism


    WSU Newsroom
    June 18, 2013

    Excerpt: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine student T.J. Klein has been selected for a Fulbright U.S. Student Award for 2013-2014 to study autism in Oman.

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  • French student Brandon Broadwater says bonjour to Presidential Scholarship

    WSU Newsroom
    May 23, 2013

    Excerpt: The newest Wright State Presidential Scholar said there is no better way to learn French than by being in France and experiencing all things French firsthand every day.

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  • Health officials from the Middle East to visit

    WSU Newsroom
    May 10, 2013

    Excerpt: Physicians, nurses and health ministry officials from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will visit Wright State and the Dayton area to examine efforts to prevent disease and promote community wellness.

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  • International students flocking to Wright State's English program

    WSU Newsroom
    April 25, 2013

    Excerpt: Every class day is an international event in Wright State University's Department of English Language and Literatures, which offers myriad opportunities to students interested in learning English as a second language and teaching it.

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  • Wright State University to host 29th International Friendship Affair

    WSU Newsroom
    April 9, 2013

    Excerpt: Dance performances, fashion shows and cuisine with a global flavor will highlight the 29th International Friendship Affair at Wright State University.

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  • Wright State to host East Asia delegation of high-ranking university officials

    WSU Newsroom
    February 6, 2013

    Excerpt: A State Department-led group of seven high-ranking university and educational administrators from East Asia will be visiting Wright State University to study the U.S. educational system and how it produces a skilled workforce.

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  • U.S. News ranks Wright State program No. 15 in nation

    WSU Newsroom
    January 15, 2013

    Excerpt: U.S. News & World Report has ranked Wright State University's online Master of Education degree as No. 15 in the nation among online graduate education programs.

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  • "Study-abroad trip to Spain offers food for thought"

    WSU Newsroom
    January 7, 2013

    Excerpt: The history, culture and geography of Spain are married to food—from the paella of Valencia to the gazpacho born in Andalucia. To explore Spain through a culinary lens, Wright State faculty members have created a study-abroad program that will marinate students in the culture and gastronomy of Spain for two weeks in May.

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2012 News Articles

  • "WPAFB, Wright State contribute to international businesses' popularity"

    Dayton Daily News
    December 25, 2012

    Excerpt: The success of international businesses in Fairborn and Riverside widely can be attributed to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Wright State University, city officials and business owners say. International students and visitors pump millions of dollars into the local economy each year, and some of that goes to the ethnic-specific restaurants and groceries in Fairborn and Riverside.

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  • "Wright State granted full membership to NCIV"

    Wright State University Newsroom
    August 29, 2012

    Excerpt: After a year on a provisional status, Wright State has been named a full member of the acclaimed National Council for International Visitors (NCIV). Because the university has been welcoming foreign visitors to its campus for decades and serves as the host institution for the Dayton Council on World Affairs (DCOWA), Wright State was recognized for its commitment to international relations by being admitted to the NCIV. This enables the university to host even more global influencers through the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).

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2011 News Articles

  • "Bobby Rubin honored with International Education Award"

    Wright State University Newsroom
    November 4, 2011

    Excerpt: The man who takes students to Costa Rica twice a year was honored as part of this year's International Education Week. The University Center for International Education (UCIE) presented the 10th annual International Education Award to Robert "Bobby" Rubin, a senior lecturer of English and director of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program.

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  • "Colleges enrolling record number of international students"

    Dayton Daily News
    November 19, 2011

    Excerpt: International students are enrolling at some local colleges in record numbers, due in large part to a nationwide surge in undergraduates from China. Wright State University, Miami University and University of Dayton this year all shattered their previous enrollment records for international students, and Chinese students accounted for 46 percent of their combined foreign-student populations, according to the schools.

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2010 News Articles

  • "Fulbright Puts Money Where Problems Are"

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    October 24, 2010

    Excerpt: Nexus will award fellowships in May to multidisciplinary scholars working in three broad areas: entrepreneurship; science, technology, and innovation; and sustainable energy.

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  • "WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine student receives Fulbright Award "

    Wright State University Communications & Marketing
    July 1, 2010

    Excerpt: Matias Iberico, a student of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Peru in medical sciences, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently. Iberico is one of over 1,500 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2010-2011 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

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2009 News Articles

  • "Wright State among 'Best in the Midwest' in The Princeton Review"

    Wright State University Newsroom
    July 28, 2009

    Excerpt: For the third year in a row, Wright State University's regional reputation has reached a national level as a "Best in the Midwest" college in The Princeton Review's annual college ratings. Wright State is among 158 schools from 12 states profiled as "Best in the Midwest" in its 2010 Best Colleges: Region by Region, released online with its 2010 Best 371 Colleges.

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2008 News Articles

  • "Economics professor wins Fulbright Award"

    Wright State University Communications & Marketing
    June 30, 2008

    Excerpt: Evan Osborne, Ph.D., professor of economics in the Raj Soin College of Business, was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to teach Global Economics at Soochow University in Taipei, Taiwan, from September 2008 to January 2009.

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2007 News Articles

  • "Wright State ranked fourth in nation in faculty research productivity at doctoral level"


    Wright State University Newsroom
    February 1, 2007

    Excerpt: As reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the survey from Academic Analytics ranks institutions on the basis of faculty publications, citations, and financial and honorary awards earned. Wright State has six doctoral programs in biomedical sciences, computer science and engineering, engineering, environmental sciences, clinical psychology and human factors and industrial/organizational psychology.

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