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.

Military expedition

Over 500 military veterans interviewed by Wright State alum Bridget Federspiel as part of history project

Bridget Federspiel works with both high school students and Wright State student veterans to interview U.S. veterans for the Library of Congress. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Education & Human Services, Faculty, Graduate, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News |

Conversation piece

Wright State plays key role in Conversations for Change, helping people struggling with heroin addiction

Wright State faculty, students and graduates supports Dayton program that assists people struggling with heroin addiction. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Education & Human Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Human Services, Master of Public Health, Medicine, News |

First Wright State strategic planning mini-summit produces ideas for most important overall goal

Five more strategic planning mini-summits will be held throughout the summer. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Strategic Planning |

Innovation sensation

Wright State’s Innovation Weekend seen as big success; four more are planned beginning in the fall

Innovation Weekend brought students from four colleges together to devise potential solutions to real-world problems in the handling of battlefield injuries and mass-casualty situations. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Nursing & Health, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State imaging researchers demonstrate a novel approach for measuring brain function connectivity

The research could lead to a more effective way to study people with autism, Alzheimer’s and depression. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Research |

Military models

Five Wright State Army ROTC grads honored nationally as Distinguished Military Graduates
Wright State Army ROTC cadets raise the flag in observane of Memorial Day.

Distinguished Military Graduates made up 50 percent of Wright State’s Army ROTC commissioning class. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Army ROTC, Business, Crime & Justice Studies, Economics, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, International Studies, Kinesiology & Health, Liberal Arts, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Military & Veterans, Modern Languages, News, School of Public and International Affairs |

Gold standard

Wright State alum Elizabeth Freeman uses her degree in earth and environmental sciences to mine for gold in Alaska

2015 Wright State graduate Elizabeth Freeman works as a geologist at a gold mine near Juneau, Alaska. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State researchers awarded prestigious Magic Grant from Brown Institute for Media Innovation

The project involving the Wright State researchers is aimed at decoding differences in forensic DNA software used as evidence in criminal trials. Continue reading

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

Doubling down

2018 Wright State grad Julia Gomez-Cambronero combines her love of theater and Spanish for double degrees

2018 Wright State graduate Julia Gomez-Cambronero’s Spanish heritage influences her theatre performances. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Homepage feature rotator, Honors Program, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Wright State Lakers returning to Small College World Series

The third-seeded Lakers begin play in the double-elimination baseball tournament against No. 6 seed Penn State-DuBois on May 14. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, News |