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.

Physics phenom

High school student excels in Wright State's sensors physics research lab
Shivam Sarodia at computer

Centerville high school student is excelling in math and physics classes and in the sensors physics research lab at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Physics, Research, Science & Mathematics |

HAPI lab: Wright State to offer unique anatomy lab experience to high school students

Wright State's Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology will offer anatomy and physiology lab for high school students starting in January.

The Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology will offer an anatomy and physiology lab for high school students starting in January. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Anatomy, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medicine, Neuroscience Institute, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Science & Mathematics |

Security blanket

Wright State grad Curtis Rowland working as chief scientist at National Air and Space Intelligence Center
Curtis Rowland at Air Force base

Curtis Rowland, who has two engineering degrees from Wright State, is chief scientist at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, Undergraduate |

Duck deductions

Researchers’ genetic work on ducks lands in prestigious scientific journal
Jeffrey Peters and Philip Lavretsky

Research by Wright State biologists on the genetic makeup of ducks was published and highlighted in a prestigious scientific journal. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Programmed for success

Wright State selected as center to teach high-speed, high-performance computer programming
Meilin Liu

Wright State is among a select group of universities around the globe designated as centers to teach a state-of-the-art computer programming model. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News |

Bird calling

Wright State grad Lorrie Monteiro is curator of The American Pigeon Museum & Library
Lorrie Monteiro

Wright State history graduate Lorrie Monteiro is curator of The American Pigeon Museum & Library in Oklahoma City. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Graduate, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Highly technical

Wright State’s Emma Harmeyer turns technical-writing internship into career start
Emma Harmeyer

Wright State communication major Emma Harmeyer turned a technical-writing internship into a full-time job when she graduates. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Career Services, Communication, English, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, News, Student profiles, Undergraduate |

Museum master

Wright State’s Jason Deibel offers his physics talents to the National Museum of the USAF
Jason Deibel next to an A-10 Thunderbolt jet

Wright State physics professor Jason Deibel is helping the National Museum of the United States Air Force develop its STEM programs. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Physics, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Craig Woolley named Wright State’s chief information officer

Craig Woolley

Craig Woolley, assistant vice president at University of South Florida Information Technology, will join Wright State as chief information officer in January. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News, Staff |

Jay Albayyari named dean of Wright State’s Lake Campus

Jay Albayyari

Jay Albayyari will assume the position of Lake Campus dean on July 1, 2015, and will begin as dean elect on April 1, 2015. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, News |