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Daily Court Reporter - News Wave of international students gives Wright State a foreign flavor

 

Wave of international students gives Wright State a foreign flavor

Reilly Dixon, Wright State University

In a globalized society, an understanding of other languages, cultures and customs is an invaluable stepping stone for success in all fields. For universities across the globe, the emphasis on international education has grown.

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Date Published: November 16, 2012

 

 

Twelve people indicted installing credit-card skimmers on gas pumps in five states and stealing account information from thousands

Twelve people were charged in a 26-count indictment for their roles in a conspiracy to install credit-card skimmers on gas pumps in at least five states, including several locations in Northeast Ohio, and steal credit-card account information from thousands of people.

Robes on the road

The Ohio Supreme Court didn’t step tentatively into its Off-Site Court Program. At launch, the Court scheduled seven sessions in 18 months outside of its Columbus courtroom. That bold start began in 1987 – 30 years ago this October – and was spearheaded by the late Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer.

Ohio House passes legislation that would rename part of state highway after Ohio-born singer, actor Roy Rogers

Lawmakers in the Ohio House of Representatives by a 91-1 vote recently passed a bill that would name a section of a state highway in Scioto County for a favorite son of the region.

Texas man indicted for having nine pounds of heroin

A Texas man was indicted after federal court after being arrested with nearly four kilograms of heroin, law enforcement officials said.

Study highlights growth of organic agriculture in Ohio

Ohio now 7th in the nation in the number of organic farms

Lawmakers want loophole for drug dealers closed

Prompted by the ongoing public health crisis resulting from opioid addiction's grip on the Buckeye State, a pair of Republican lawmakers are hopeful their bill will aid in pinning manslaughter charges on drug dealers whose clients die from an overdose.

Influenza season begins; ideal time to get flu shot

Flu vaccination best protection against illness and missed work or school

Auditor Yost and Senator Lehner introduce bill to curb Medicaid fraud

Auditor of State Dave Yost and Sen. Peggy Lehner recently announced legislation to stop the kind of Medicaid fraud and overpayments that have cost taxpayers nearly $29 million since 2011 and deprived Medicaid patients of the care those dollars are intended to provide.

Department of Higher Education announces regional RAPIDS awards

$2.9 million approved for collaborative workforce development projects in the Western, Northern Appalachia, and Central Ohio regions

WSU med students raise money for hurricane relief efforts

Medical students at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine raised more than $1,500 for hurricane relief efforts through a bake sale and a Taste of the South food event.

2017-18 swimming and diving teams to compete in final season at WSU

Following its spring announcement that Wright State University was eliminating its men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams because of university-wide budget cuts, Wright State is confirming that the 2017-18 season will be the final season of competition for those teams.

Wright-Patt’s Gate 12A to close during road surface improvement project

Gate 12A (AFMC HQ gate) will be closed to all inbound and outbound traffic due to scheduled construction beginning Oct. 18.

Sinclair Theatre presents Radio Plays - be soundly scared!

Sinclair Theatre invites you to be SOUNDLY SCARED with Radio Plays – 4 selections of the horror genre presented November 2-5 in Sinclair’s Black Box Theatre, on the fourth floor of Building 2.

The University of Dayton and Premier Health transforming fairgrounds

The University of Dayton and Premier Health have selected an Ohio-based master planning firm, planning NEXT, to develop a community-minded vision for 38 acres on South Main Street, the former home of the Montgomery County fairgrounds.

Treat your family to HallZOOween at the Cincinnati Zoo & BOO-tanical Garden

HallZOOween, presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, kicks off this weekend! Little ghouls and boys can trick-or-treat around the Cincinnati Zoo & BOO-tanical Garden on October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 & 28-29 from Noon – 5 p.m. Please BYOB (bring your own bag) to help the #GreenestZooinAmerica stay green!

UD football falls to Campbell, 17-7

All the scoring came in the second half as Campbell retained hold of first place in the Pioneer Football League with a 17-7 win at Dayton.

Proposed auto registration tax raises constitutional questions

The Ohio Legislative Service Commission's analysis of a bill calling for a hike in auto registration taxes to fund Ohio roads, highways and transportation infrastructure found that Senate Bill 113 may run counter to at least two clauses of the U.S. Constitution.

Prepare your teen driver for the road ahead

The Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment and John Born, Director of the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS), which includes the Ohio State Highway Patrol, are encouraging all parents to talk to their teen drivers about the rules of the road when they are behind the wheel as well as the dangers of distracted driving.

Lawmakers want increased protection for utility workers from threats

Threats directed toward utility workers while on the job presumably have become enough of a problem that a lawmaker duo in the Ohio House of Representatives has proposed expanding the aggravated menacing offense to afford these individuals the statute's protections.

Automation continues to grow at Ohio manufacturers

(Columbus) If robots are indeed taking over the workplace, they've apparently found a home in Ohio.