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Aug 7, 2018
Joyce Howes donated her kidney to Phil Combs after he sent an email to his colleagues asking for help.
Aug 6, 2018
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.
Aug 2, 2018
Environmental Sciences Ph.D. candidate Alison Agather is among the 66 successful finalists of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sea Grant's John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program (Knauss) class of 2019.
Aug 2, 2018
Students and faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences turned land off University Drive between the Nutter Center parking and Mini University into a prairie.
Jul 19, 2018
Ryan Rakoczy and Chris Wyatt, PhD

Ryan Rakocxy earned his undergraduate degree  from Wright State in Psychology with a concentration in Behavioral Neuroscience, and his Master's from WSU in Neuroscience and Physiology,. He is currently in his first semester of the BMS PhD program. Rakoczy was accepted into the program in February 2017 and started in the Fall of 2018.

Rakoczy worked in the laboratory of Chris Wyatt, PhD., where they studied the carotid bodies: tiny little organs that "sense" how much oxygen and carbon...

Jul 18, 2018
Adrian Williams, vice president of the Student Government Association, wants to be secretary of health and human services someday.
Jul 17, 2018
Collaborative efforts between agriculture and water quality groups surrounding Grand Lake St. Marys were highlighted by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and other state officials.
Jul 11, 2018
Wright State students returned to Nicaragua to work on with infrastructure projects to improve living conditions.
Jun 19, 2018

It was no surprise when Rachel Smith chose to attend Wright State as she had family who were Raiders. With a scholarship package, family recommendations, and the university's proximity to her home in Enon, Ohio she was ready to begin her own Wright State story.  

Rachel's story began as an undecided major. During her first semester, she enjoyed the labs in the Cells and Genes course taught by Dan Krane, PhD, professor of biological sciences. After taking the second freshman biology...

Jun 14, 2018
Steve Luck, PhD presenting at ERP Boot Camp 2018

June 12 - 14, Wright State University hosted a Boot Camp on Event-related potentials (ERP). ERP is a form of electroencephalography (EEG) that is measured as a function of specific mental events – perceptual, cognitive, or motor. ERPs are a very useful tool to study human cognition. They are non-invasive, have a very high temporal resolution, and they can be use to pinpoint specific mental processes. ERPs are widely used as neurophysiological markers of perceptual and cognitive processes.

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