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.

Along for the ride

Wright State employees find bicycling to work invigorating, adventurous

Wright State employees bicycle to work for the exercise, to relieve stress and help the environment. Continue reading

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Trauma care

Wright State engineering professor Pratik Parikh to lead research designed to optimize locations of hospital trauma centers

Reshaping the network of hospital trauma centers to increase their effectiveness in saving lives and better utilize resources is the goal of research led by Wright State. Continue reading

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Chance encounter

Wright State’s Joyce Howes donates a kidney to Phil Combs, a former colleague she never knew

Joyce Howes donated her kidney to Phil Combs after he sent an email to his colleagues asking for help. Continue reading

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Fit for Florence

Wright State art historian Caroline Hillard wins prestigious Harvard fellowship to write a book on the Renaissance

Caroline Hillard, associate professor of art and art history, will spend a year in Florence, Italy, researching the Etruscan influence on the Renaissance. Continue reading

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Power surge

Wright State associate professor Rory Roberts helps engineering students launch careers in aerospace propulsion

Rory Roberts, associate professor of mechanical and materials engineering, designs his courses with hands-on experiences to give his students invaluable real-world lessons. Continue reading

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Military expedition

Over 500 military veterans interviewed by Wright State alum Bridget Federspiel as part of history project

Bridget Federspiel works with both high school students and Wright State student veterans to interview U.S. veterans for the Library of Congress. Continue reading

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Wright State imaging researchers demonstrate a novel approach for measuring brain function connectivity

The research could lead to a more effective way to study people with autism, Alzheimer’s and depression. Continue reading

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Wright State researchers awarded prestigious Magic Grant from Brown Institute for Media Innovation

The project involving the Wright State researchers is aimed at decoding differences in forensic DNA software used as evidence in criminal trials. Continue reading

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Wright State represented at high-profile economic development conference in Paris

Riad Ajami, professor of management and international business, was invited to participate in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development conference. Continue reading

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Wright State engineering professor Caroline Cao graduates from prestigious ELATE program

Caroline Cao, professor of biomedical, industrial and human factors engineering, wants to build an ecosystem for entrepreneurship at Wright State. Continue reading

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