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.

Wright State to host regional robotics competition

The FIRST POWER UP Robotics Competition regional tournament on March 2–3 is expected to draw 60 teams from around the Midwest to the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

What’s the story?

Wright State students pull meaning from data and turn it into storytelling videos

Data Visualization for Business course trains Raj Soin College of Business students to understand data analytics through stories. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Accountancy, Business, Home news sidebar, Info. Systems & Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, News, Research |

Wright State’s archives receives one-of-a-kind bust of acclaimed poet and novelist Paul Laurence Dunbar

The bust will be displayed along with exhibits of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s works at Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives during a reception and program on Feb. 21 beginning at 3:30 p.m. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Libraries, News, Special Collections and Archives |

Prizeworthy poster

Wright State biology student Johana Barrientos scores big in national Louis Stokes poster/presentation competition

Johana Barrientos was recognized for creating a poster that explains her research on a complicated heart disease it in a detailed, colorful and reader-friendly way. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Engineering & Computer Science, Homepage feature rotator, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Research, Science & Mathematics, Student Profile, Undergraduate |

Wright State pilot project has saved students more than $56,000 on textbooks, online access

An expanded pilot planned for the fall semester could result in savings students more than an estimated $600,000. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Enrollment Management, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |

Top leaders at the Air Force Research Laboratory explore strengthening partnerships with Wright State

Senior leaders from the Air Force Research Laboratory met with Wright State administrators and deans to explore research opportunities. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, Research, WSRI |

Wetlands system, water quality study focus of national attention on Lake Campus researchers

Stephen Jacquemin, associate professor of biology and research coordinator at Lake Campus, led a study documenting changes in water quality following the implementation of new rules and best management practices. Continue reading

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

Gallery general

Michael Conlan takes command of Wright State’s art galleries

As the new coordinator of the Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Michael Conlan has lofty ambitions for the galleries. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Staff |

Painless solution

Wright State’s Yong Pei and his team named winner in Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge

Wright State researchers designed an augmented-reality system designed that puts a “doctor in the house” to help recovering surgery patients manage pain without painkillers. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Faculty Profile, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Research, Videos |

Peace offering

Wright State alum Jacquelyn Weaver gives and receives with Peace Corps stint in Africa

Jacquelyn Weaver volunteered with the Peace Corps because she wanted to relate to people and help them without being motivated by money. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Political Science, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, School of Public and International Affairs, Study Abroad |