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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.

Jun 7, 2018
Adrienne Traxler, assistant professor of physics, examined systemic bias against women in physics and how what physicists can do to improve things.
Jun 4, 2018
Summer programs and internships help U.S. Army ROTC cadets hone their medical, language and cultural skills as well as to strengthen relationships among U.S. allies.
May 31, 2018

As a first generation college student, Allison Savoie, known as Ally by most, started her undergraduate program with a clear vision of her future. That is to become a professor to teach and do research. And she immediately took the initiative to make that happen.

As a sophomore she volunteered in the Earth & Environmental Sciences (EES) laboratory of assistant professor Silvia Newell, PhD, and quickly progressed to conducting her own research. Newell commented, "Ally is committed...

May 31, 2018

Becca Ewing was familiar with Wright State since her dad had worked on campus as an Army ROTC professor. As the salutatorian of her high school class in Batavia, OH, Wright State offered her excellent financial aid, with the added benefit of being close to home.

Her love of science began young, so she was surprised about how long it took to declare a major. Becca said, "I was sure I wanted to do biology research so finding out that I wasn’t actually interested in that was surprising...

May 30, 2018
Wright State University made a big splash in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2018 “Forty Under 40” awards.
May 29, 2018
Joshua Sensenbaugh, a student at Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology, is focusing his studies in pediatric neuropsychology.
May 22, 2018
Innovation Weekend brought students from four colleges together to devise potential solutions to real-world problems in the handling of battlefield injuries and mass-casualty situations.
May 19, 2018
image of Kayla Huelsman

Kayla Huelsman chose Wright State University because nearly all of her credits from her associates degree at Sinclair Community College transferred towards her Bachelors in Sports Science. WSU gave her a cost-effective 4-year college option with an easy commute from her home town of Tipp City.

She commented, "I’ve always had a passion for sports along with the diet and exercise elements that came along with it. I suffered an overuse injury in high school soccer and needed physical...

May 19, 2018

Marissa Ratliff is from Beavercreek, Ohio, she planned to stay local for college and was interested in attending Wright State. After a campus visit her decision to attend was finalized. She said, "when I walked on campus, I felt I was a part of a great community".

So why science & mathamatics? "I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with science/mathematics", she said, yet still decided to pursue a career in science and mathematics because she found it interesting and found that...

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