Sep 16, 2015
Wright State collaborates with governments, other higher education institutions and businesses to secure federal grant to build the region’s commercialization infrastructure and support workforce development.
Apr 22, 2015
Once again Wright State University was well represented in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2015 Forty Under 40 Awards.
Apr 17, 2015
Photo of Hani, Francis, Missi and Elyse

The MPA program and the Center for Urban and Public Affairs would like to wish Hani, Francis, Missi and Elyse the best of luck in their future careers as they graduate this spring with their graduate degrees.


They’ve researched hundreds of topics, written reports, facilitated focus groups, performed countless interviews, represented staff in community meetings, and organized video shoots, among a variety of other tasks. The four have worked as graduate research assistants...

Aug 15, 2014
Business leaders, educators, government officials and others discussed developing initiatives in workforce development and globalization during Wright State’s annual Regional Summit.
Jul 29, 2014
Martin Kim Photo

Martin Kim, 2000, M.U.A.  We’d like to introduce you to Martin Kim, adjunct professor with the Department of Urban Affairs and Geography since 2009. While he taught Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Principles and Advanced GIS courses over the last 6 years, this fall Martin will teach the Community and Regional Planning course (GEO/URS 3200).

Jul 28, 2014
He’s a politically savvy professional with big ideas and the networking skills and contacts to bring in new work.
May 13, 2014
New Chief of Police David Finnie brings a wealth of experience gathered over a 25-year career in university law enforcement.
May 5, 2014
Beth Pratt in South Africa
Sharon E. Pratt, or as we all know her, Beth, has served as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Center for Urban and Public Affairs for two years. Beth has taken many different paths leading to a Master of Public Administration degree.
Mar 18, 2014

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, nearly 100 guests mingled over food, drinks, and good company. The Department of Urban Affairs and Geography and the Center for Urban and Public Affairs invited alumni, previous staff and faculty, and community partners to the reception. Held at Wright State University’s Nutter Center Berry Room, the event was a success.

Feb 24, 2014

Please join the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Urban Affairs and Geography, and the Center for Urban and Public Affairs for our Alumni and Friends Reception this year! We’ve invited almost 1000 alumni as well as current students; adjuncts old and new; current staff and faculty and those from the past; and many community partners, those we’ve done work for and those we hope to.


Please join us for this evening of celebration, reuniting and social networking.