Author Archives: Jim Hannah

About Jim Hannah

Born in San Diego, Calif., and raised in Troy, OH. Graduated in journalism from Ohio State University. Worked at the Rome Daily American in Italy, the Indianapolis Star and The Associated Press, where I spent 30 years working in Columbus, Dayton and Washington D.C. Currently assistant director of public relations at Wright State University. Married, with three children.

Computer command

Wright State professor Amit Sheth is a leader in combining computer science with social media
Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth finds commercial success with a software system that analyzes big data on social media sites. Continue reading

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Wright State faculty members Lisa Kenyon, Pratik Parikh honored by Affiliate Society Council

Kenyon and Parikh were honored on Oct. 10 with the Affiliate Society Council Outstanding Engineers and Scientists Award. Continue reading

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Donation of $15,000 pushes Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarship Fund total to $700,000

The Bognár fund provides assistance to qualified Hungarian university students with excellent academic records and financial need in Hungary, Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia, Serbia and the United States. Continue reading

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Wright State’s Amit Sheth honored by Ohio Faculty Council for his technology commercialization success

Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth commercialized his successful software system Twitris in partnership with Wright State’s tech-transfer office. Continue reading

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Wright State’s Eréndira López-García named Distinguished Hispanic Ohioan by Ohio Latino Affairs Commission

Eréndira López-García, staff psychologist at the School of Professional Psychology, will be honored during the annual Governor’s Distinguished Hispanic Awards Gala in Columbus. Continue reading

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Wright State’s Nathan Klingbeil to be honored with DaytonDefense Lifetime Achievement Award

Dean Nathan Klingbeil

Dean Klingbeil will be honored Sept. 23 during the STEMM Charity Gala, which will raise money to support STEMM students at Wright State. Continue reading

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Fossil force

Smithsonian is latest TV channel to turn to Wright State professor Chuck Ciampaglio for expertise on prehistoric sharks

Chuck Ciampaglio is among only a handful of scientists worldwide who has studied the megalodon, a prehistoric shark. Continue reading

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Revolutionary research

Wright State English professor Sharon Lynette Jones will produce book about famous civil rights activist Angela Davis

Sharon Lynette Jones’ new book project will take extensive research and involve visits to archives around the country. Continue reading

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Wright State’s Lake Campus embraces, impresses Cheryl B. Schrader during her first presidential visit

Cheryl B. Schrader paid her first visit as Wright State University president to the Lake Campus, meeting with faculty, staff and community leaders. Continue reading

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Wright State faculty to lead community conversations on books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Community conversations pair faculty with community leaders and other experts to facilitate wide-ranging discussion of themes and issues raised in books that have won the award. Continue reading

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