Research Highlights

  • The first annual Lake Campus Research Symposium was held in 2016.The event was centered around 20+ research projects presented by 30+ faculty and students and was attended by over 150 people from the campus community. Since then, the event has grown to include even more projects and garnered increasing amounts of support from the community.

  • The internal grant program that was launched in 2015 continues to provide research support to both faculty and students. To date, the program has been instrumental in providing opportunities for both students and faculty to expand their education through research and has helped catalyze many peer reviewed research articles, external funding, and successful projects of all kinds.

  • The program continues to hold various research related workshops on building proposals, writing research papers, or identifying external grant support.

  • Faculty and faculty mentored students have produced 100+ units of research spanning peer reviewed journal articles, contracts and grants, books, book chapters, book reviews, novelettes, reference works, short fiction works, plays, and scholarly presentations

  • For more information, please explore the research reports from the campus over the past few years!

Research Reports






Research News

Feb 24, 2020
After working at an education camp in Spain, Wright State senior Katelyn Umstead hopes to teach in Spain following graduation in May.
Feb 24, 2020

She’s having a love affair with Spain and may never break up.

Katelyn Umstead, an early childhood education major at Wright State University’s Lake Campus, has spent the past three summers at an education camp in Spain and hopes to teach abroad there after she graduates in the spring.

Umstead said she was bowled over by the “amazing” people and culture the moment she first stepped foot in Spain.

“I guess coming from a small town I enjoy the big cities,” said Umstead,...

Feb 21, 2020

CELINA, OH – On Thursday, February 20, 2020 the Fifth Annual Mercer-Auglaize Science Day was held at Wright State University – Lake Campus.

Twenty-three middle and high school students from Marion Local, St. Henry and Celina participated in the event. Teachers from these school districts helped mentor their students. These teachers include; Laura Post, Marion Local; Dr. Angie Wendel, St. Henry and Katherine Dirksen, Celina.  

Projects which earn a superior rating earn the...

Feb 13, 2020
Wright State University students and alumni are welcome to attend the fourth Suit-Up event at two area JCPenney stores.
Jan 27, 2020


Wright State University's nursing college has been ranked one of the state's best.

The university's College of Nursing and Health was ranked No. 3 in Ohio this year, according to Nursing Process, a website that is often used to as a guide for nursing and health care education. The Ohio State University took first place, and the University of Cincinnati ranked second.

Nursing schools across Ohio that offer baccalaureate and graduate-level nursing...

Jan 16, 2020
Annette Huelskamp fulfilled a lifelong dream of working as a nurse after she graduated from the nursing program at Wright State Lake Campus.
Jan 13, 2020


The Dean's List for Fall Semester 2019 is now available.

Jan 13, 2020
Wright State University’s Dan Krane is an AB-negative donor, the rarest of all blood types and the universal donor for platelets and plasma.
Jan 6, 2020

CELINA, OH – A Lake Campus Student and Alumni Day will be held on Sunday, January 12, 2020 during the men’s and women’s basketball games. They will be battling the Thunderhawks of Miami Hamilton at the Auglaize-Mercer Counties YMCA in Celina. Women’s game starts at 1pm and the men will tip-off at 3pm. Students and alumni will receive free admission and additional tickets are available at the door for $7. An Alumni...

Dec 20, 2019
The Lake Campus collaborates with the justice system and several agriculture organizations to teach juveniles on probation discipline, responsibility and the importance of community.