News and Events


Jun 12, 2018
Wright State University adds $1.5 billion annually to the region’s economy and supports more than 20,000 jobs through its spending on operations and research and through spending by students, visitors and alumni, according to a new economic impact study.
May 18, 2018
Wright Leader is designed to facilitate leadership development opportunities for employees that can be tough to find in higher education.
May 10, 2018
Susan Edwards, vice provost for faculty affairs at Appalachian State University, will join Wright State as executive vice president for academic affairs and provost on July 30.
Apr 30, 2018
Wright State University honored more than 2,000 graduating students at its spring commencement ceremony April 28 in the Wright State Nutter Center.
Apr 28, 2018
"I have seen firsthand your passion for helping others. Never forget that one person can make a difference," President Cheryl B. Schrader told graduates.
Apr 24, 2018
Marina Jraisat
Ms. Jraisat excelled in the Applied Behavioral Science Master’s Program with a 3.8 overall GPA. Marina is a Fall 2017 graduate of the program whose research has far reaching applied implications regarding social and immigration policies.
Apr 19, 2018
My project was a qualitative research on those who have chosen to desist from heroin. I wanted to see if their decision to quit heroin was in relation to informal social attachments such as employment and children. During the research it was found that informal social attachments assist those with maintaining sobriety, but is not the main reason these individuals initially decided to quit using heroin.
Apr 19, 2018
The Applied Behavioral Sciences Master's Program is proud to recognize Aerial Nies by nominating her to receive CoLA's 2017-2018 Outstanding Graduate Student Award! Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio Aerial completed her Bachelors in the Crime & Justice Studies Program and returned to excel as a student in the ABS program.
Mar 29, 2018
Wright State ABS advisory board member & SOC professor Dr. Julianne Weinzimmer, in collaboration with Dr. Jacqueline Bergdahl, were published in Teaching Sociology, a quarterly journal with the American Sociological Association! Congratulations! Read article: The Value of Dialogue Groups for Teaching Race and Ethnicity (PDF)
Mar 28, 2018
Book by professional psychology professor and two students explores the development of masculinity among black males and its relationship to racial identity and race-related traumas.