Articles from Wright State Univ

Making music

When she was a young girl attending Catholic school, Kris Kropff would take daily piano lessons from a nun at a nearby convent. But when she hit fourth grade, she switched to saxophone.

“I loved Pink Floyd,” she confesses.

However, Kropff has since returned to church music in a big way. The Wright State University alumna is president of music publishing for The Lorenz Corporation, one of the largest publishers of choral music in the land.

Excavating an abandoned town, fighting viral infections and restoring a prairie are among the top research stories of 2018

From excavating an abandoned town to fighting viral infections to restoring a prairie, Wright State University faculty and students are undertaking numerous and important research endeavors. Here are some of the Newsroom’s top research stories of 2018.

Giving spirit

The Wright State community collected hundreds of toys and other items for children in Greene County through the university’s annual Adopt a Family gift drive.

Wright State has hosted annual toy drives for more than 20 years. This is the fifth year We Serve U has organized the drive. This year, donations helped 24 families and 94 individuals.