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.

Photo effect

Image from Dunbar Library archives inspires Wright State’s Gino Pasi to make a movie
Gino Pasi in the archives

An image from Special Collections and Archives inspires Wright State archivist Gino Pasi to make a movie. Continue reading

Posted in History, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News, Special Collections and Archives, Staff, Videos |

Aha moments

Philosophy professor William Irvine authors book on world-changing insights
William Irvine holding his book

Latest book by Wright State philosophy professor William Irvine examines moments of insight that shape the world. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, Research |

Statistical standout

Wright State graduate Whit Alley '15 scores with Nielsen Ratings
Whit Alley in the Student Union

Wright State statistics graduate Whit Alley ’15 scores a job with Nielsen Ratings after answering question from interviewers that tripped up other candidates. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Graduate, Homepage feature rotator, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State’s Tamera Schneider to take prestigious rotating scientist position at National Science Foundation

Tamera Schneider in her office

Wright State psychology professor Tamera Schneider will direct the National Science Foundation’s social psychology program in the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Psychology, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Attack on white fringetree by emerald ash borer likely to be widespread, says Wright State researcher

Don Cipollini holding piece of white fringetree affected by emerald ash borer

Wright State biology professor Don Cipollini suggests use of white fringetree by emerald ash borer is likely to be widespread and that the beetle may move to close relatives. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Ph.D., Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Research, Science & Mathematics, Videos |

Kathrin Engisch named interim dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

Kathrin Engisch, associate professor of neuroscience, cell biology and physiology, has served as associate dean for Undergraduate Education and Outreach, has been named interim dean of the College of Science and Mathematics.

Kathrin Engisch, associate professor of neuroscience, cell biology and physiology and associate dean for undergraduate education and outreach, has been named interim dean of the College of Science and Mathematics. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Science & Mathematics |

Nigerian educators work with College of Education and Human Services faculty in summer program

Educators from Nigeria are engaged in a two-week workshop conducted by faculty from Wright State’s College of Education and Human Services that focuses on the latest trends in academic pedagogy and active student learning.

Educators from Nigeria engage in a workshop by faculty from Wright State’s College of Education and Human Services focusing on trends in academic pedagogy and active student learning. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, News, Teacher Education, University Center for International Education |

Special delivery

Dunbar Library’s Mandy Wilson a major force in the world of bowling
Mandy Wilson with bowling ball in library stacks

When she’s not managing the stacks in Wright State’s Dunbar Library, Mandy Wilson is knocking down pins as a professional bowler. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Education & Human Services, Features, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Libraries, News, Staff, Teacher Education, Videos |

Drum role

Wright State's Jeff Brooks plays for heads of state as member of United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps
Jeff Brooks playing snare drum in the Capitol Building

Wright State graduate Jeff Brooks plays for heads of state as member of the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps. Continue reading

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

Virtual certainty

Wright State’s Small Business Development Center building statewide online toolbox for companies
Earl Gregorich and Wright State’s Small Business Development Center are creating a statewide online center to support small businesses owners in Ohio.

Wright State’s Small Business Development Center will create a statewide online center to support small business owners in Ohio. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Home news sidebar, News |