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.

Chain reaction

Wright State junior David Baugham hopes to marry supply chain major with nonprofit management
Chain reaction

Wright State junior David Baugham is active in student leadership, currently serving as speaker of the House of the Student Government Association. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Community Service, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, News, Student Profile, Urban Affairs and Geography |

Polar passage

Arctic expedition with Wright State’s Alison Agather and Katlin Bowman yields research, children’s book
Polar passage

Wright State graduate environmental sciences student Alison Agather and oceanographer and Wright State alumna Katlin Bowman sailed the Arctic Ocean to measure levels of toxic mercury. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Ph.D., Graduate, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Research, Science & Mathematics, Videos |

Thinking it through

Wright State helps form Dayton Think Tank to respond to emergencies, disasters
Some members of the Dayton Think Tank pose at the Engineers Club of Dayton. Front row, from left: Michelle Simmons, environmental manager for Dayton's Department of Water; Wright State's Larry James, Terry Oroszi and Jim Gruenberg. Back row, from left: Jesse Burgard, psychologist and mental health expert; Katherine Koehler, former OSHA incident commander at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; Beavercreek Mayor Bob Stone, Riverside Mayor Bill Flaute and Dayton police Maj. Wendy Stiver. (Photo by Erin Pence)

The Dayton Think Tank includes terrorism, disaster and toxicology experts, emergency management specialists, military officials, political leaders, medical professionals, engineers, psychologists, computer scientists and law enforcement officials. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Medicine, National Center for Medical Readiness, National Disaster Health Consortium, News, Nursing & Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Professional Psychology, Urban Affairs and Geography |

‘Quilts of Hospice’ will be exhibited at Wright State’s fourth annual Quilt Show

“Quilt Show: Celebrating Quilt Stories” takes place in the Wright State Student Union Jan. 19 to Jan. 21.

“Quilt Show: Celebrating Quilt Stories” takes place in the Wright State Student Union Jan. 19 to Jan. 21. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Student Union, Women's Studies |

Breathtaking

Wright State graduate student Ryan Rakoczy’s neuroscience research takes on new meaning after premature birth of his son
Breathtaking

Physiology and neuroscience graduate student Ryan Rakoczy hopes to develop better treatments for prematurely born infants and others with breathing ailments. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medicine, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Psychology, Research, Science & Mathematics, Student Profile |

Wright State to pay tribute to Modern Art with dazzling array of drawing, percussion and dance events

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“MODERN: Reimagining the New. A window into the making of the Modern Art movement” takes place at Wright State from Jan. 19 and through Sept. 28. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, CELIA, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Wright State’s 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration to feature discussions, poetry and acclaimed documentary film

Wright State’s 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration to feature discussions, poetry and acclaimed documentary film

Wright State’s 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. program takes place on campus and in Dayton from Jan. 16 to Jan. 25. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, African and African American Studies, Around Campus, Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Political Science, Student Union, Women's Center, Women's Studies |

U.S. News ranks Wright State online programs among best for 2017

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Wright State University’s online graduate programs in education and business were ranked among the best in the nation for 2017. Continue reading

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

On the march

Wright State alum Kyle Young '05 helps make Indiana marching band national champion
On the march

Kyle Young has taught music and direct band programs at Fairborn High School, Mason City School District and Carmel High School in Indiana. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News |

Wright State’s Caroline Cao awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholar fellowship to work in Vietnam

Wright State’s Caroline Cao awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholar fellowship to work in Vietnam

Wright State medical researcher Caroline Cao will spend the spring semester at the International University of Vietnam National Universities as a Fulbright Scholar fellow. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Research, Surgery |