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.

Formula developed by Wright State scientists could shed light on global climate change

Professor Allen Hunt in his office

Research by two Wright State faculty members Allen Hunt and Thomas Skinner will be published in Chaos, a physics journal. Continue reading

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Digging deep

Wright State’s Jeannette Marchand extends her passion for archaeology to the younger set
Jeannette Marchand

Jeannette Marchand, who teaches archaeology and classics, says she’s motivated by the thrill of discovery on a dig or in research. Continue reading

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

Raj Soin College of Business breaks ground for student-operated cafe

Coffee shop groundbreaking

New cafe will give students in the Raj Soin College of Business the experience of running a business. Continue reading

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Wright State physicist calculates spread of Ebola

Physics professor Allen Hunt

Wright State physics professor Allen Hunt publishes statistical analysis of the spread of the Ebola virus. Continue reading

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Wright State’s Robert Sweeney honored by state commission for Latino affairs

Robert Sweeney and Veronica Sweeney

Robert Sweeney, executive vice president for planning at Wright State, honored for supporting and advancing the interests of the Hispanic community. Continue reading

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Tom Hanks’ strong connection to Wright State University springs from his early acting days

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks, co-chair of Wright State’s Rise.Shine. fundraising campaign, has a long-running love affair with the university. Continue reading

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TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

Five people with links to Wright State will be those speaking or performing at TEDxDayton2014 Oct. 17. Continue reading

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Bluegrass bloomer

Engineering student Trent Williams releases solo album
Wright State electrical engineering student and bluegrass musician Trent Williams released his first solo album, a labor of love tilted “Someday.” (Photo by Jenny Buckler)

Wright State electrical engineering student and bluegrass musician Trent Williams released his first solo album, a labor of love tilted “Someday.” Continue reading

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Wright State researcher finds emerald ash borer may have spread to different tree

Biology professor Don Cipollini

Wright State biology professor Don Cipollini finds that the emerald ash borer has apparently spread to white fringetree in the United States. Continue reading

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Martial plan

Lake Campus black belt Giovanna Follo teaching self-defense classes
Giovanna Follo and her martial arts class

In addition to teaching sociology at Wright State’s Lake Campus, Giovanna Follo, a third-degree black belt, offers self-defense classes for students. Continue reading

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