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.

Special care

Wright State researchers use gaming app to study burnout among caregivers of dementia patients

The study, led by Wright State computer science and social work researchers, uses word games, apps and skin sensors. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Research, Social Work |

Scale model

Wright State engineering students help Hobart Food Equipment Group fully automate testing for retail scales

Mechanical engineering students designed the scale testing system as part of an internship and senior design capstone project. Continue reading

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

First string

Wright State alum Michael Bard again featured soloist at Kennedy Center holiday concerts

Michael Bard, who graduated from Wright State with a bachelor’s degree in music in 1991, will perform at the Kennedy Center Washington Choral Arts Society holiday concerts Dec. 17, 18 and 24. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News |

Going for it all

Wright State exchange student Milica Knezevic conquers scuba diving, skydiving, rugby despite disability

Engineering student Milica Knezevic chronicles her sporting adventures through her popular YouTube channel. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Disability Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Homepage feature rotator, International Students, News, Student Profile |

Nearly 1,900 students to graduate at Wright State’s fall commencement ceremony

Wright State University’s 2017 fall commencement ceremony takes place Saturday, Dec. 16, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Applied Behavioral Science, Around Campus, Business, Commencement, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, News, Nursing & Health, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate, University College |

Let’s make a deal

Wright State business students conduct mock negotiations with major manufacturer

When Wright State University supply chain management students were paired with manufacturing executives and told to think on their feet and craft a high-stakes business deal… Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Home news sidebar, Info. Systems & Supply Chain Management, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, News |

Economic powerhouse

Wright State has $1 billion-plus economic impact on the region, new study shows

Conducted by SOCHE, The study shows that Wright State University is a leading driver of the Dayton region’s economy. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Nursing & Health, President, Research, Science & Mathematics, University College |

Symphonic streak

Wright State’s Herb Dregalla poised to conduct 'Nutcracker Ballet' in Nebraska for 23rd consecutive year

Music educator Herb Dregalla will conduct three “Nutcracker” performances with the Nebraska Symphony Chamber Orchestra on Dec. 16 and 17. Continue reading

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

Nursing natural

Wright State nursing professor Rosemary Eustace completes prestigious Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship in her native Tanzania

Fellowship in Tanzania helps Wright State nursing professor Rosemary Eustace to strengthen the relationships she had developed in previous trips to the African country. Continue reading

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