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.

Lake Campus collaborates in water quality project that draws researchers from around the nation

Wright State–Lake Campus collaborated with other university researchers to study harmful algal bloom activity on Grand Lake St. Marys. Continue reading

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

Overseas opportunity

2019 Wright State grad Dhanashri Desai completes engineering internship at Ingersoll Rand in India

Dhanashri Desai, who graduated from Wright State in May with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering, returned to her native India for a valuable internship. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Homepage feature rotator, International Students, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Student Profile |

Wright State trustees approve a break-even, no-deficit 2019-20 budget

Wright State University plans to post a break-even, no-deficit budget, according to the proposed 2019-20 budget approved Aug. 15 by the university’s Board of Trustees. Continue reading

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Wright State environmental student meets with nation’s top environmental official

Leon Katona, an environmental sciences Ph.D. candidate, conducted research this summer on Lake Erie aboard the Lake Guardian, the U.S. EPA’s largest research vessel. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Ph.D., Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Flight school

C-17, Honor Guard, MIA lab part of Wright-Patterson tour for Wright State officials

Wright State faculty, staff and administrators were part of a delegation of higher education representatives who toured Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Continue reading

Posted in Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News |

Memorial service set for former Lake Campus Dean Bonnie Mathies

As dean, Bonnie Mathies helped spur the dramatic growth of Wright State University’s Lake Campus. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |

Right on the money

Wright State alumna Kristy Epperson makes short work of her $14,000 student loan debt

Kristy Epperson, who graduated from Wright State with a bachelor’s degree in nursing, paid off her student debt in a year-and-a-half. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Nursing & Health, Videos |

Lake Campus wetlands expert Stephen Jacquemin meets with governor’s group

Steve Jacquemin, associate professor of biology, was invited to the Ohio governor’s residence to discuss how wetlands can help reduce nutrient runoff and harmful algal blooms. Continue reading

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Port in a storm

Wright State staff member Ashley Browning operates donation center for tornado victims

Ashley Browning, project manager for the SARDI Program, opened The Heartbeat to distribute goods and foods to those affected by the Memorial Day tornadoes. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Community Service, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, Medicine, News, School of Public and International Affairs, Staff, Staff Profile, Videos |

Machine learning

Frances Smith blossoms into galleried photographer after discovering the camera at Wright State

As a senior Frances Smith developed a thesis photography project exploring her struggle to understand and make peace with her inner self. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Homepage feature rotator, Honors Program, Liberal Arts, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Student Profile |