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’s Steven Aldredge wins national choral music competition to commemorate Reformation

Steve Aldredge’s winning composition, “O Glorious Word of Life,” debuted at the Sioux Falls Arena in South Dakota during a worship service featuring hundreds of singers. Continue reading

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

Citizen sensing to insights, predictions and decisions

Wright State professor Amit Sheth is a leader in combining computer science with social media
Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth finds commercial success with a software system that analyzes big data on social media sites. Continue reading

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

Watch: Rap ture

Wright State’s Jesse Williams pursues computer science degree along with rap music

Video: Wright State computer science major Jesse Williams finds a creative outlet through coding and rapping as J-Williams. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Homepage feature rotator, News, Student Profile, Undergraduate |

Wright State cements partnership with England’s Anglia Ruskin University

Wright State and Anglia Ruskin University renew commitment to internship opportunities, research initiatives and student exchanges. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, International Students, News, University Center for International Education |

Saxophone sages

Project Fusion saxophone quartet shares wisdom with Wright State music students

During a master class, Project Fusion listened to Wright State saxophone quartets, offered feedback and answered questions, then performed an impromptu concert with students. Continue reading

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

Noted economist Yana van der Meulen Rodgers to make two presentations at Wright State

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers will discuss “The Relationship between LGBT Inclusion and Economic Development” and “Social Disadvantage and Child Health among China’s Rural-Urban Migrant Households.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Economics, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Women's Studies |

Wright State faculty members Lisa Kenyon, Pratik Parikh honored by Affiliate Society Council

Kenyon and Parikh were honored on Oct. 10 with the Affiliate Society Council Outstanding Engineers and Scientists Award. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

College of Science and Mathematics launching novel campus-wide program to boost math success

The remediation program is expected to have a positive impact on graduation rates. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate, University College |

Presidential campaign

Wright State graduate history student Erix Infante creates exhibit on Rutherford B. Hayes at presidential museum

Erix Infante, a graduate history student, plans to pursue a career creating exhibitions for museums after he graduates from Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Graduate, History, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, News, Student Profile |

Metal master

Wright State alum Brian Joyce making name for himself as president of Metallurgical Solutions in Middletown

After earning his Ph.D. in materials engineering from Wright State, Brian Joyce launched a successful metal-testing company. Continue reading

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