Research Initiative Program

About the Wright State University—Lake Campus Research Initiative Program

Wright State University—Lake Campus is home to numerous technical, associates, bachelor's, and graduate programs. These programs involve about 1,600 students and are facilitated by approximately 40 full-time faculty. The scholarly achievements of our faculty represent their continued commitment to pedagogy and their respective disciplines as they contribute to their classrooms, areas of study, and community.

The Wright State University—Lake Campus Research Initiative program provides several distinct opportunities to foster academic endeavors across campus:

  1. It provides a unique internal funding source for faculty and students,
  2. It Involves organizing and facilitating the annual Wright State University—Lake Campus Research Symposium.
  3. It provides a conduit for faculty to ask questions and connect with advice for proposal writing, assistance with external funding, and more.

This program is designed to help drive the scholarly production of the campus by providing monies for research infrastructure, supplies, travel, and publishing costs as well as sponsoring events that contribute to the campus research mission. 


To advance scholarship and encourage lifelong learning of students and faculty by providing access to project funding, facilitating project resources and support, and hosting the annual research symposium.


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