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

Aug 28, 2019
The winners of the Alumni Achievement Awards will be honored at a ceremony on Oct. 4 during Homecoming Weekend.
Aug 26, 2019

CELINA, OH - The Dean's List for Summer Semester 2019 is now available.

Dean's List Summer 2019

Aug 21, 2019


Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series following the Wright State University — Lake Campus Police Academy through their training. 

The largest class of cadets to enter the Wright State University — Lake Campus Police Academy are on their journey to graduation as the academy held its first class Monday evening. With 19 cadets registered for the academy, there are plenty of young adults working toward earning the badge.


Aug 14, 2019

A memorial service is set for Bonnie Mathies, former dean of the Wright State University-Lake Campus and longtime faculty member and administrator at the Dayton Campus.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Aug. 17, at 11 a.m. at Schlientz & Moore Funeral Home, 1632 Wayne Ave. Dayton, Ohio, from 11 a.m. until the memorial service at noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Bonnie K. Mathies Scholarship with the Western Ohio Education...

Aug 8, 2019

Bonnie Mathies, who as dean helped spur the dramatic growth of Wright State University’s Lake Campus after a long career at the Dayton Campus, has passed away.

Services are pending for Mathies, who died Aug. 7, and these arrangements will be announced at a later date.

During Mathies’ eight-year tenure at Lake Campus, the campus experienced surging enrollments, a nearly doubling of bachelor-degree programs, construction of the first residence halls and the purchase of nearly...

Aug 8, 2019

University researchers from around the nation joined water quality scientists at Wright State University’s Lake Campus to deepen their understanding of harmful algal blooms.

Research teams from the University of Michigan, Cornell, Virginia Tech and Wayne State gathered at the Lake Campus the week of Aug. 5 to conduct experiments on Grand Lake St. Marys.

The researchers worked with Wright State’s national known wetlands expert Stephen Jacquemin and his student research team on...

Aug 2, 2019

A nationally known wetlands expert at Wright State University’s Lake Campus met with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and a high-level working group on water quality.

Steve Jacquemin, associate professor of biology and research coordinator, was invited to the governor’s residence on July 19 to discuss how wetlands can help reduce nutrient runoff and harmful algal blooms.

Jacquemin was joined at the session by the directors and other representatives of the Ohio Environmental Protection...

Jul 19, 2019
Dan Krane, professor of biological sciences, will begin his role as interim dean of Wright State University–Lake Campus on Aug. 1.
Jul 8, 2019
Excerpt During a lengthy and robust law enforcement career that started in 1971 and continues to this day, Kip Wright said one role in particular has given him considerable satisfaction – courthouse tour guide. Wright, 69, said nothing beats the …
Jun 19, 2019

CELINA, OH – The Wright State University – Lake Campus is hosting a Corrections Academy during the month of June. The cadets in the academy are current correction officers with Auglaize, Allen, Darke, Mercer, Shelby and Van Wert Counties. Once hired, correction officers have one year to attend a corrections academy which consists of 143 hours of instruction covering topics centered around the handling of inmates.

Pictured are the 2019 Lake Campus Corrections Academy, front row, from...