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Jun 14, 2017
Physic professor Allen Hunt details his latest research in the Valdose Zone Journal, published by the Soil Science Society of America.
May 11, 2017
image Josh Jordan

This is the second of a 5-part series featuring CoSM's Top Scholars. The College of Science & Mathematics is privileged to spot-light such talented students.

This article features Josh Jordan as the Top Scholar for the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Physics.

May 3, 2017

"From an early age, I had something of a fascination with STEM pursuits. I always loved solving little puzzles about how things worked, was captivated by learning about the world, and felt a kinship with the intellectual community around me. I joined a robotics team in the 4th grade which helped to inspire a lifelong love of STEM. My peers and mentors further nurtured that sprig of interest as I progressed through adolescence and by the time I was poised to choose a degree which would best...

Apr 25, 2017
Two sisters and their cousin have more than family in common: they all majored in psychology at Wright State.
Jan 10, 2017

Jason Deibel, Ph.D. was promoted to Associate Professor in 2013. His research interests include ultrafast and terahertz spectroscopy and imaging, computational electromagnetics, and the characterization of novel materials. His work has been published in over 35 refereed journals and conference proceedings, and has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Ohio Board of Regents, and the Air Force Research Laboratory as well as several private research and development companies. A...

Sep 28, 2016
Being able to predict soil production also helps with soil conservation, protecting crops, preventing landslides and forecasting changes in the landscape.
Jul 18, 2016
Critical components of the sensing are being fabricated and tested in Wright State’s Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building.
Jul 6, 2016
Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo.
May 1, 2016
Michelle Connor and Mary Kate MacLean

Senior physics majors Michelle Conner and Mary Kate MacLean look back on how they got to Wright State as they prepare to say goodbye as graduates.

MacLean, always a “science kid” as she remembers, has a father who is an engineer that used to quiz her on physics concepts at theme parks. She used to go to the library to check out Bill Nye the Science Guy and Magic School Bus VHS tapes.

Conner got into physics after having an inspiring teacher, “My high school physics...

Apr 25, 2016
Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center.

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