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.

Health department

Wright State senior Katelyn Howard uses her education in sports science to help cancer patients

Katelyn Howard, a senior sports science major at Wright State, helps cancer patients with their physical therapy as part of her job at Maple Tree Cancer Alliance. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Homepage feature rotator, Kinesiology & Health, News, Student Profile |

Top detective

Wright State doctoral student Soon Jye Kho named top performer in FDA challenge to detect medical mislabeling

Soon Jye Kho, a computer science Ph.D. student in Wright State’s Kno.e.sis Center, was recognized at the precisionFDA Mislabeling Correction Subchallenge. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Research |

Philosophy of science expert Lydia Patton to speak at Wright State on data visualization March 26

The Erik C. Banks Memorial Lecture in Philosophy will feature a talk on “Picturing Democracy: How Data Visualization Promoted the Free Exchange of Ideas.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Liberal Arts, News, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, Student Union |

Damage control

Wright State toxicology researcher Michael Kemp awarded up to $1.48 million to study DNA damage

Research by Michael Kemp, research assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, may help improve cancer therapies. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Biology, Biomedical Sciences Ph.D., Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, News, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Homecoming

Wright State alum Hannah Beachler shares her new Oscar and her insights with motion pictures students

Hannah Beachler ’05 returned to Wright State to talk to students about filmmaking and winning an Oscar for her work on “Black Panther.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

King pong

Wright State’s young table tennis team to compete at national collegiate championships

The Wright State Table Tennis Club is raising funds to pay for a trip to the College Table Tennis National Championships in April. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Student Union, Videos |

Wright State professor Dawn Wooley helping CDC write policy on containing the deadly poliovirus

Dawn Wooley, professor of neuroscience, cell biology and physiology, is co-chair of a CDC working group charged with formulating a policy on bio-containment, safety and security. Continue reading

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

Coming of age

Wright State professor Corey Seemiller authors new book on Generation Z with co-researcher Meghan Grace

Latest book by Corey Seemiller, associate professor of leadership studies in education and organizations, takes a deep look at the characteristics of Generation Z. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Leadership Studies, News, Research |

Seaworthy

Wright State alumna Alison Agather helping federal government predict and measure polar sea ice

Alison Agather, who earned her Ph.D. in environmental sciences from Wright State in December, helps to identify emerging issues in the Arctic as a fellow with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Ph.D., Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

U.S. News ranks Wright State graduate programs among best for 2019

U.S. News & World Report recognized Wright State’s graduate programs in engineering and nursing. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Nursing & Health |