Chance encounter

Wright State’s Joyce Howes donates a kidney to Phil Combs, a former colleague she never knew
Joyce Howes donated her kidney to Phil Combs after he sent an email to his colleagues asking for help.

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Leaving your legacy

Perfect partners

Wright State’s Summer Partnership Institute big success with educators
Alumni Profile

Power of persistence

Wright State alum James Dahlman does pioneering work in biomedical engineering
James Dahlman, who graduated from Wright State with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, was named one of “35 Innovators Under 35” by the MIT Technology Review.
Student Profile

Nervous energy

Wright State postdoctoral researcher Ryan Griggs wins prestigious neuroscience award for his lab’s research on diabetes
Ryan Griggs and his fellow researchers have found that changes in neurons in the brain may be responsible for cognitive dysfunction associated with Type 2 diabetes.
Student Profile

In their corner

Wright State SOPP student Brandt Ling serves as vice president of Autism Society of Dayton
Volunteering with the Autism Society of Dayton is one way School of Professional Psychology student Brandt Ling gives back to the community.
Alumni Profile

Military minded

Wright State alumnus, Bronze Star winner Mark Winters shares his experience with Army ROTC cadets
Mark Winters started his 25-year career in the military during his freshman year at Wright State when he joined the Army ROTC.

Wright State Magazine

Leading Lady

Cheryl B. Schrader takes the helm at Wright State University at the school’s half-century mark
When the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory was built outside Batavia, Illinois, in the 1960s, a river of top scientists from around the world poured into the sleepy, two-stoplight town. The rural town’s transformation into a scientific beehive by the premier …

Proud to Wear the Green and Gold

By Susan (Barr) Gayle

The Guardian’s Front-Row Seat to History

Newspaper memories by Anthony Shoemaker and Alf Butler