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.

Synergy search

Wright State nursing educators win research grant to measure and improve teamwork

Wright State nursing educators will measure and improve synergy and teamwork among nursing students in class projects and in the nursing profession. Continue reading

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Wright State’s Steven Aldredge wins national choral music competition to commemorate Reformation

Steve Aldredge’s winning composition, “O Glorious Word of Life,” debuted at the Sioux Falls Arena in South Dakota during a worship service featuring hundreds of singers. Continue reading

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Citizen sensing to insights, predictions and decisions

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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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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