Articles from Wright State Univ

Milling around

It was simply irresistible.

Jessica Noes had begun working at the historic Clifton Mill in high school and continued during her college years at Wright State University. When she graduated, she launched what she thought would lead to a high-powered business career in the corporate world, starting with managing a makeup counter at a retail store.

But the siren song of the old mill never died. And when the owner offered to make her general manager in 2006 and “get her master’s in running her own business,” she jumped.

Studies on muscle disease, high blood pressure and phone addiction are among top research stories of 2019

From muscle diseases to high blood pressure to phone addiction, Wright State University faculty and students have pursued important research endeavors. Here are some of the top research stories that appeared in the Newsroom in 2019:

High rank

For the second time in in the last four years, Kurt Holden has received a well-deserved promotion from the Wright State University Police Department.

In 2015 Holden was promoted to sergeant and on Dec. 18 during a brief ceremony in the Wright State Student Union, his wife and kids pinned a lieutenant badge to his uniform.

“Kurt has always been involved in the campus community, and I know that it’s one of his passions,” said David Finnie, Wright State police chief.

As lieutenant, Holden will command the university’s Patrol Division and oversee the police sergeants.