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.

Mentoring magic

Bolinga Center’s Ujima program boosting first-year African-American students’ success
Andrew-Bryce Hudson and Alfred Harper

Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center mentoring program is helping to boost success of first-year African-American students. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Staff, Teacher Education, Undergraduate |

Language art

Wright State’s Chris Hall opening doors in China for the teaching of English
Chris Hall

Wright State plans to partner with a university in China to enroll its students in Wright State’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, English, Enrollment Management, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, International Students, Liberal Arts, News, Undergraduate |

Idol chatter

Wright State grad Alexis Gomez rising star in 'American Idol' competition
Alexis Gomez at American Idol audition

Musician and 2014 Wright State graduate Alexis Gomez advances to Hollywood in the current season of “American Idol.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, International Students, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News |

Beard bible

Wright State’s Christopher Oldstone-Moore to release book on history of whiskers
Christopher Oldstone-Moore

Wright State history professor Christopher Oldstone-Moore will release a book on the history of facial hair. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Graduate, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Research |

Misbehavior in the workplace

Wright State’s Nathan Bowling probes bad behavior in company settings
Nathan Bowling

Psychology professor Nathan Bowling’s research on counterproductive work behaviors will be published in the International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Continue reading

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

Wright State honors Martin Luther King Jr. with march, remembrance of nonviolence principles

Martin Luther King Jr. march through campus

Wright State remembers Martin Luther King Jr.’s principles of nonviolence during the university’s annual unity march.
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Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Community Service, Home news sidebar, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News |

Thinking it over

Iraq veteran Fred Hockney studies philosophy to try to make sense of his experience
Fred Hockney

Iraq war veteran Fred Hockney uses the study of philosophy at Wright State University to help unlock the mystery of his experience. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, Student profiles, Undergraduate |

Worthwhile venture

Students to take the stage with battling business plans as part of Wright Venture
Wright Venture logio

Wright Venture competition invites student entrepreneurs to compete for startup money for a new business. Continue reading

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

Gene queen

Wright State’s Madhavi Kadakia using her genomics skills to battle cancer
Madhavi Kadakia in lab

Wright State biochemistry and molecular biology professor Madhavi Kadakia uses a high-tech sequencer and her expertise in genetics to diagnose and treat cancer. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty, Features, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, News, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with march, rally

MLK march through tunnels

Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center will organize a campus march and rally on Jan. 20 to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News |