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.

Puppy love

Wright State’s Regina Willen proves that petting is instrumental in reducing stress in shelter dogs
Regina Willen with dog

Wright State researchers find that petting for as little as 15 minutes a day is instrumental in reducing stress of dogs in animal shelters. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Psychology, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State professional psychology students to offer community programs on postpartum depression

Tawana Jackson and Tawanna Howard

School of Professional Psychology students receive state grant to offer screenings and organize community programs on postpartum depression among African-American women. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Career Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Professional Psychology |

Wright State’s Adrian Hill honored as Ohio Student Employee of the Year

Student veteran Adrian Hill was named the Ohio and and Wright State Student Employee of the Year. He is pictured with Kim Gilliam, associate director of Career Services, and Seth Gordon, Veteran and Military Center director.

Student veteran Adrian Hill honored by Wright State officials as both the Ohio and university Student Employee of the Year. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Career Services, Education & Human Services, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, Teacher Education |

Wright State’s Model UN team wins delegation award for 36th straight year

Model UN Team in New York

Wright State’s Model UN Team received the Distinguished Delegation award and six Outstanding Position Paper awards at the national conference in New York City. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Model UN, News, Political Science |

Jet jewel

Wright State engineering student Emily Burns puts Air Force engines through computer simulations
Emily Burns in Russ Engineering

Wright State engineering student Emily Burns puts Air Force engines through computer simulations at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Engineering & Computer Science, Homepage feature rotator, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Research, Student profiles, Undergraduate |

Wright State University’s dazzling new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building a research powerhouse

Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building exterior

Wright State will celebrate the opening on the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building with a ceremony April 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Campus Growth, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, Neuroscience Institute, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Students to take the stage with battling business plans as part of Wright Venture competition

Photo of Wright State MBA students in class.

It might be the next great idea. Healthy, low-carb energy bars. A computer app that creates memory-filled scrapbooks. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Accountancy, Around Campus, Business, Economics, Finance and Financial Services, Home news sidebar, Info. Systems & Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Management & International Business, Marketing, MBA, News, Social & Applied Economics, Special Categories |

Wright State to host psychotherapy giant Don Meichenbaum

Don Meichenbaum was named one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the last century by “American Psychologist,” the official journal of the American Psychological Association.

Named among the most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century, Don Meichenbaum will highlight a day-long presentation and workshop at Wright State University… Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Human Services, News, Professional Psychology, Special Categories |

International students share poetry with campus community

The poetry, which was read April 3 in the atrium of Millett Hall, drew a crowd of about 75.

Wright State University’s international students shared their culture by reading poems in their native languages to mark International Poetry Day. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, International Students, International Studies, Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP), Liberal Arts, News, Special Categories, University Center for International Education |

Bull’s-eye

Architectural features of new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building hit the mark
NEC Building glass fins

Chilled ceiling beam, anti-vibration floor and a glass facade stripped with energy-saving fins are among the many architectural highlights of Wright State’s new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Campus Growth, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, Neuroscience Institute, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |