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 course gives students from Switzerland up-close look at U.S. social work system

A comparative exchange course involves Swiss students coming to Wright State one year and Wright State students traveling to Switzerland the next. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Social Work |

Wright State’s HAPI Lab for high school students becomes focus of national interest

The outreach program was developed to promote, enrich and inform high school students about the anatomy and physiology of the human body Continue reading

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

Wright State engineering professor Maher Amer wins prestigious engineering fellowship at Saudi Arabian university

Maher Amer, a mechanical and materials engineering professor, will research the next generation of solar cells, as a Fulbright Scholar at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. Continue reading

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

Wright State President Cheryl B. Schrader meets with leaders of Sinclair College, University of Dayton

Schrader also has future meetings scheduled with Jo Alice Blondin, president of Clark State Community College; and Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, president of Central State University. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Around Campus, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Nursing & Health, President, Science & Mathematics, Special Categories |

GROWing a STEM community at Wright State

Learning opportunities through gardening projects leverage technology

Faculty members use technology to increase student engagement in courses focused on health, gardening, food, community and sustainability. Continue reading

Posted in 50th, Academics, Around Campus, Biology, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Research, Science & Mathematics, Teacher Education, Videos |

Summer sages

Wright State’s Summer Partnership Institute helps region’s schoolteachers master new lessons

Hosted by the College of Education and Human Services, the Summer Partnership Institute offers an array of professional development sessions for the region’s P-12 teachers. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Leadership Studies, News, Teacher Education |

Sea change

Wright State student Saundra-Anne Morrell brings 23-year Navy career to pursuit of doctorate at School of Professional Psychology

Saundra-Anne Morrell is pursuing a doctoral degree in psychology at Wright State to prepare for a career counseling children and their parents. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Graduate, Homepage feature rotator, Military & Veterans, News, Professional Psychology, Student Profile |

President Schrader: Wright State’s excellence to be a key focus

During her first year at Wright State, President Cheryl B. Schrader said, she will work to achieve financial stability, administrative transparency and campus conversation. Continue reading

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Wright State engineering students install X-ray system at a hospital in the African nation of Malawi

Wright State engineering students returned to Malawi to build a digital X-ray system, equip an X-ray room and train personnel at a hospital. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Center for Workforce Development, Community Service, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News |

Wright State’s Tunnel of Oppression honored by Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education

The Tunnel of Oppression is an eye-opening experience designed to help first-year students at Wright State University appreciate diversity and fight discrimination. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Student Union, University College |