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.

Wright State to host Ohio Diversity Officers Collaboration conference

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“Diversity and Social Activism in the 21st Century” is the theme of an Ohio Diversity Officers Collaboration conference hosted by Wright State on July 29. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News |

Wright State’s Rosalie Mainous to be inducted as prestigious Fellow in American Academy of Nursing

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The fellowship recognizes College of Nursing and Health Dean Rosalie Mainous as among a select group of national nursing leaders. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Nursing & Health |

Wright State University decides not to host presidential debate

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“This decision has weighed heavily on my heart. I really wanted this experience for our students. But the safety and the financial health of our university must take precedence,” said Wright State President David R. Hopkins. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Around Campus, Debate, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Videos |

Wright State researchers honored for top paper on technology to improve diagnostics for the human eye

Wright State researchers honored for top paper on technology to improve diagnostics for the human eye

Critical components of the sensing are being fabricated and tested in Wright State’s Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Medicine, Neuroscience Institute, News, Physics, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Flying Fishes

Wright State super alums establish legacy scholarship in the name of their sister
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The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni Profile, Art and Art History, Business, Education & Human Services, Giving, Home news sidebar, Human Services, Liberal Arts, News, Rehabilitation Services, Sociology and Anthropology |

Wright State alum Emmanuel Urquieta part of NASA crew simulating stresses of deep space exploration

Wright State alum Emmanuel Urquieta part of NASA crew simulating stresses of deep space exploration

Emmanuel Urquieta, a 2015 aerospace medicine graduate, will spend the next month in a simulated spacecraft at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, BSOM alumni, Center for Workforce Development, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Medicine, Modern Languages, News |

Of great import

Wright State alum Brandon Snell helping introduce wines of Moldova to U.S. market
Of great import

Brandon Snell has a bachelor’s degree in political science and master’s degree in international and comparative politics from Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni Profile, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Political Science |

Hearing voices

Wright State’s Camp A Cappella growing in popularity
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Camp A Cappella attracted 350 middle school, high school and college students as well as educators and adults for a week packed with activity. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News |

Douglas W. Leaman named dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

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Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Anatomy, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences Ph.D., Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Ph.D., Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Physics, Pre-Health, Psychology, Science & Mathematics |

Mowing for dollars

Student Government President-elect Lukas Wenrick grew successful business out of early adversity
Mowing for dollars

A senior majoring in social science education, Lukas Wenrick hopes to pursue a career in higher education and perhaps run for public office. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Debate, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, News, Student Profile, Undergraduate |