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.

Book smart

Wright State students create libraries out of old newspaper racks
Newspaper racks transformed in to libraries

Wright State students turn old newspaper racks into miniature libraries to promote reading among Dayton youth. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Community Service, Engineering & Computer Science, English, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, University College |

Camera calculus

Communication professor Elliot Gaines teaching water, wildlife video skills to science students
Elliot Gaines underwater

Wright State communication professor Elliot Gaines works to equip science students with the skills to effectively communicate science to the public. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Communication, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Features, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Social life

Alana Brookshire aiming for career as Army social worker
Alana Brookshire

ROTC cadet Alana Brookshire is studying social work at Wright State in order to fulfill her dream of serving as a social worker in the U.S. Army. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, Social Work, Student profiles, Undergraduate |

German guide

Wright State’s Dane Thor Daniel among U.S. research ambassadors for universities in Germany
Dane Thor Daniel

Lake Campus history professor Dane Thor Daniel selected by Germany’s national academic agency to serve as a research ambassador for universities in Germany. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Features, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, News, Research |

Industry Open House at College of Engineering and Computer Science expected to draw employers

Joshi Research Center facade

The College of Engineering and Computer Science will host a recruiting event and dedicate its Brandeberry Career Development Center during an open house Oct. 3. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Career Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News |

Peace offering

Wright State’s Carol Loranger develops online bibliography for Dayton Literary Peace Prize
Carol Loranger

Carol Loranger, chair of the Department of English Languages and Literatures, creates online bibliography on the winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, English, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News |

Race place

Air Force Marathon 5K Hosted by Wright State University is all grown up
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Eighth annual Air Force Marathon 5K Hosted by Wright State University is expected to attract 2,000 runners to the Dayton Campus Sept. 19. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News |

Practice makes perfect

Wright State’s Elizabeth Procopio feeling the drumbeat of success
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Wright State senior music major Elizabeth Procopio, who has been playing the drums since childhood, plans to pursue a career in a symphony orchestra as a percussionist. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, CELIA, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Student profiles, Undergraduate |

Virtual vicinity

Marxent Labs announces Wright State scholarships for female engineers and computer scientists
Barry Besecker in his office

Software company Marxent creates scholarships at Wright State to encourage women to pursue careers in computer vision and related fields. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Engineering & Computer Science, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics |

Photo synthesis

Tracy Longley-Cook helping further develop Wright State’s photography program
Photography professor Tracy Longley-Cook

Since joining Wright State’s Department of Art and Art History, associate professor Tracy Longley-Cook has been a driving force behind the growth of the photography program. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Faculty, Features, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |