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Jul 31, 2017
Wright State education students worked directly with plant biologists from around the globe to create an investigative and project-based inquiry project.
Jul 13, 2017
Faculty members use technology to increase student engagement in courses focused on health, gardening, food, community and sustainability.
Jun 29, 2017
Justin Kelley is pursuing a M.D./M.P.H. dual degree at the Boonshoft School of Medicine to prepare for a medical career in health policy and management.
Jun 29, 2017
Megan Neumann, a junior biological sciences major, is one of numerous Wright State Honors students spending the summer conducting research.
Jun 20, 2017
Excerpt A team of researchers from Ohio’s Wright State University has discovered that the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is capable of completing development on olive trees, making it the second official non-ash species of plant that can host the …
Jun 13, 2017
Wright State biological sciences professor invited graduate students to write a commentary with him on ALS research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
May 30, 2017
Laboratorians learn about biothreats

The lab tables are sealed with protective paper, lab coats and safety goggles are donned as 13 area laboratorians study bacteria that look and react like potential biothreat agents. They came to Wright State University on April 5, 2017 to participate in a bio-terrorism agent workshop sponsored by the Ohio Department of Health Laboratory.   

Participants of this one-day workshop reviewed the primary agents of bio-terrorism, safe handling of...

May 23, 2017
Excerpt Last fall, researchers at Wright State University announced they had found that emerald ash borer can develop from larvae to adulthood on a species of olive tree. Today, that study is published online in the Journal of Economic Entomology. …
May 23, 2017
Wright State researchers find that emerald ash borer, which is destroying ash trees in a large swath of the United States, can also successfully complete development on olive trees.
May 10, 2017
Wright State creates a 15-acre conservation easement in the woods to protect a rare bat and other endangered species from development.

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