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.

Feb 18, 2014
Survey lab employee

Wright State University’s Center for Urban and Public Affairs, working in partnership with Talbert House, developed a 21-question survey instrument based on questions developed and tested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio Family Health Survey. The survey instrument was pilot tested in concert with WSU Social Work Course 722. Wright State surveyed over 400 households from February 4 to April 7, 2012 to inform Talbert House’s analysis. CUPA manages and operates a...

Feb 18, 2014

An analysis by Wright State’s Center for Urban and Public Affairs estimates that the creative industries in the Greater Dayton region accounted for 18,000 jobs and $799 million in labor income last year.

Dec 17, 2013

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments...

Nov 8, 2013

His college career was interrupted repeatedly by some powerful forces—the Air Force, presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the U.S. Department of Interior, and even the White House...

Jul 22, 2013

A shelter was once her home, and Wright State senior Quanita McRoberts can be found there occasionally. But now she’s there to give back.

Oct 19, 2011

The Wright State University Regional Summit started in 2007 with a goal of connecting the university with industry thought leaders from the Dayton region.