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 Irish novelist Colm Tóibín, winner of Dayton Literary Peace Prize achievement award

“Classical Tragedy and the Modern Imagination: A Conversation with Colm Tóibín” will be held Nov. 6 at 2 3 p.m. in the Stein Galleries. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, English, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries |

Light might

Wright State alum Chris LeVeck '05 heads one of nation’s fastest-growing lighting and signage companies

2005 Wright State grad Chris LeVeck grew up helping with the family lighting business, then set off to found a success company of his own. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Communication, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Tech terrific

Wright State grad students helped shape strategy for state educational technology agencies

Wright State Master of Public Administration students provide strategic advice to educational technology agencies and public television stations. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Master of Public Administration, News, School of Public and International Affairs |

Modeling move

Engineering student Molly Donovan joins growing ranks of Wright State interns at Applied Research Associates

A mechanical engineering major at Wright State, Molly Donovan primarily works on 3D modeling and meshing. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Homepage feature rotator, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Student Profile |

Wright State’s Amit Sheth honored by Ohio Faculty Council for his technology commercialization success

Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth commercialized his successful software system Twitris in partnership with Wright State’s tech-transfer office. Continue reading

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

Commercial success

Wright State’s Commercialization unit and Technology Transfer Office help bring university inventions to market

The Wright State Research Institute’s Commercialization unit and the university’s Technology Transfer Office have helped launch several startup businesses. Continue reading

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

Historical event

Campaign to create new home for Wright State University Archives and Special Collections off to a strong start

The Discover Your Story campaign will raise funds for a new home for Wright State’s world-renowned Special Collections and Archives and its 1,000 collections. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Giving, Graduate, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News, Special Collections and Archives |

NASA engineering leader Michael D. Watson to speak at Wright State on elegant engineering systems

Michael Watson, who works in NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, will speak on Oct. 13 in the Russ Engineering Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News |

Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team returns to Wright State for fundraising exhibition games

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team exhibition games at Wright State’s Nischwitz Stadium on Oct. 14 at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News |

Wright State taking the lead in efforts to reduce costs of textbooks for students

Wright State will launch a pilot project to negotiate lower prices for textbooks and online access content on behalf of its students. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Enrollment Management, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |