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.

Pair of ACEs

Wright State’s Dan Krane, Northern Illinois’ David Stone complete prestigious American Council on Education Fellowships
Dan Krane

Wright State professor Dan Krane, Northern Illinois’ David Stone served prestigious American Council on Education Fellowships during the 2014-15 academic year. Continue reading

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

Wrestling whiz

Wright State’s Anitra Jordan overcomes shyness by jumping into the ring
Anitra Jordan posed with arms crossed

Introverted and soft-spoken, senior mass communication major Anitra Jordan found a way to break out of her shell in a big way – by refereeing matches and training to become a pro wrestler. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Communication, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, News, Pre-College Camps, Student profiles, Undergraduate |

Material needs

Wright State helps stage advanced manufacturing and materials science camp for teachers
Material needs

Wright State and area colleges train schoolteachers on teaching materials science to their students at summer camp. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News |

Disaster area

Wright State’s Jim Gruenberg says disaster historians could strengthen relief efforts
Jim Gruenberg sitting on rocks at Calamityville

Jim Gruenberg, deputy director of Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville, says disaster historians can help communities prepare for and respond to emergencies. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Kinesiology & Health, National Center for Medical Readiness, National Disaster Health Consortium, News, Nursing & Health, Staff, WSRI |

Wright State’s Julian Gomez-Cambronero lands visiting professorship at Harvard

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Professor Julian Gomez-Cambronero will serve as a visiting professor at Harvard as part of a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Lake effect

Wright State’s Bonnie Mathies leaving lasting legacy at Lake Campus
Bonnie Mathies near Grand Lake St. Marys

As dean of Wright State’s Lake Campus, Bonnie Mathies oversaw surging enrollments, a nearly doubling of bachelor-degree programs and the purchase of nearly 40 acres for expansion. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Campus Growth, Education & Human Services, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, News, Staff, Teacher Education |

3-D detective

Wright State alumnus John McIntire '14 wins prestigious national aerospace award for dissertation on stereoscopic research
John McIntire headshot

Wright State alumnus John McIntire ’14 wins prestigious national aerospace award for his dissertation on stereoscopic research. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, Psychology, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Tobacco road

Wright State’s Drew Swanson pens award-winning book based on his environmental journey
Drew Swanson in office

New book by Drew Swanson, an assistant history professor at Wright State, was named the year’s best book on agricultural history by the Agricultural History Society.
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Posted in Academics, Faculty, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Research |

Engineering environment

High schools, universities embracing Wright State’s innovative engineering math curriculum model
Josh Deaton headshot

Wright State’s innovative Model for Engineering Mathematics, which redefines how calculus is taught to new engineering students, is spreading to other universities and high schools. Continue reading

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

Clutch hit

Wright State’s William Crotty inspiration for Miracle League baseball field
William Crotty with bat at Dayton's Miracle League baseball field

Wright State motion pictures student William Crotty inspired the creation of Dayton’s Miracle League baseball field for children and young adults with disabilities. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Community Service, Disability Services, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures, Undergraduate |