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.

Psychological moment

Wright State graduate student Gillian LaRue serving national leadership position in The Association of Black Psychologists’ Student Circle

Gillian LaRue is pursuing a PsyD. at the Wright State School of Professional Psychology and hopes to work with patients at a state mental hospital after graduating. Continue reading

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

Red rock romance

Wright State alum Sara Toms-Bergquist works as earth and environmental education ranger near Sedona

Wright State grad Sara Toms-Bergquist turned her love of geology into a career as a park ranger. Continue reading

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

President Schrader named to prestigious board for national project to eliminate barriers to women in engineering leadership

Wright State President Cheryl B. Schrader has been named to the Engineering Deans Gender Equity (EDGE) Initiative by the American Society for Engineering Education. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, President, Women in STEMM |

Festival of Research hosted by College of Science and Mathematics draws a crowd

The Festival of Research hosted by the College of Science and Mathematics showcased faculty and student research and scholarship. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Research, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate |

Mid-term mindfulness

Dayton Regional STEM School students of Wright State alum James Smith in national spotlight with elections project

Wright State alumnus James Smith worked with his students at the Dayton Regional STEM School to create an online nonpartisan election guide. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Education & Human Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Teacher Education |

Costume craze

Elizabeth Bourgeois and her Wright State team win prestigious HighBall Halloween fashion competition

Elizabeth Bourgeois, assistant professor of costume design, worked with a team of Wright State students and alums to create the winning costume. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures, Videos |

Getting physical

Wright State professor Karen Wonders spreads gospel of exercise for cancer patients

Karen Wonders, director of the Wright State Sports Science Program, founded the Maple Tree Cancer Alliance, which provides exercise, nutritional guidance and fellowship to people battling cancer. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Faculty, Faculty Profile, Home news sidebar, Kinesiology & Health, News |

Health care collaboration event on Nov. 4 expected to draw students, faculty from Wright State

Students and faculty members from health and related fields will work together during an exercise aimed at building interdisciplinary awareness and skills. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, News, Nursing & Health |

Wright State engineering professor Amir Farajian wins $91,000 defense grant for equipment in nanomaterials research

The College of Engineering and Computer Science will use the award to acquire equipment to study atom-thin sheets of carbon for materials that could be used in electronics and aircraft. Continue reading

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

U.S. Army names Wright State a Center of Excellence for Nursing

The designation makes the Wright State College of Nursing and Health a preferred destination for ROTC cadets who want to work as nurses. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Army ROTC, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, Nursing & Health |