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.

Engineering chair Joseph Slater played leadership role at American Institute of Aerospace and Astronautics forum

Joseph Slater helped organized 101 sessions at the five-day forum, during which 479 papers were presented. Continue reading

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If you ask me…

Wright State psychology research on improving the quality of questionnaire data to be published in prestigious international journal

Research by Tony Gibson, a Ph.D. psychology student, and Nathan Bowling, professor of psychology, will be published in the European Journal of Psychological Assessment. Continue reading

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

Second nature

Wright State grad Miranda Martin puts her athletic training skills to good use in treating an injured football player

As the football player lay on the field with a possible spinal cord injury, the words of athletic trainer Miranda Martin’s instructor kept ringing in her ears. Continue reading

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U.S. News ranks Wright State online programs among best for 2019

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Wright State’s online graduate programs in business, engineering and nursing. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Business, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Info. Systems & Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, MBA, News, Nursing & Health, Online Education |

Pit stop

Wright State engineering students Ryan Slater and Alex Vehre find artistic outlet in pit orchestras

Freshmen roommates Ryan Slater and Alex Vehre have engineering and a love for playing music in common. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Residence Life & Housing |

Map quest

Wright State senior Denis Barry Jr. captures first place in regional geography competition

A passion for counties, maps, highways and exploring has lead Wright State University senior Denis Barry Jr. to a career in geography. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, News, Research, School of Public and International Affairs, Student Profile, Urban Affairs and Geography |

Wright State students pay 100th birthday piano tribute to Irene Romanowski, longtime university music librarian

Irene Romanowski, retired music librarian at Wright State, established a scholarship for piano students. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Staff, Videos |

Making music

Wright State alum Kris Kropff flourishes as head of music publishing for The Lorenz Corporation

Wright State music graduate Kris Kropff intended to work at music publisher Lorenz Corporation for six months. Nearly 20 years later, she’s the company’s president. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, English, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, Music, News |

President Schrader tells graduating students that touching lives will be their legacy

Wright State University President Cheryl B. Schrader told graduating students at fall commencement that acts of kindness can be a powerful world-changing force. Continue reading

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Literary lioness

Wright State’s Damaris Serrano again wins highest literary honor awarded by her native Panama

Damaris Serrano, associate professor of Spanish at Wright State, received Panama’s Ricardo Miró National Award for her essay on the evolution of Panamanian poetry and literature. Continue reading

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