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.

President Hopkins preaches importance of higher education during visit to Lake Campus area

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins

Wright State President David R. Hopkins addressed business leaders and elected officials as part of a visit to communities in the Lake Campus area. Continue reading

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Wright State is once again tops at Model UN

Wright State Model UN team

Wright State’s Model UN team wins top honors at the National Model United Nations Conference for the 35th consecutive year. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Political Science |

Dental destiny

Air Force clinic inspires aerospace engineer to pursue career in dentistry
Jun Kyung Ko

A visit to the dental clinic at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base inspired aerospace engineer Jun Kyung Ko to pursue a new career in dentistry. Continue reading

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Wright State celebrates its student research

Celebration of Research returns to Wright State

More than 100 poster and oral presentations by Wright State University student researchers were delivered April 11 during the annual Celebration of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities. Continue reading

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Education officials from Algeria to visit Wright State

UCIE logo

Delegation of education officials from Algeria will visit Wright State University as part of a trip to examine the American educational system. Continue reading

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International researcher in virtual training of physicians speaks at Wright State

UCIE logo

International research scientist caps visit to Wright State with a seminar to discuss virtual simulators for training physicians. Continue reading

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Moving display of backpacks raises awareness of suicide on college campuses

Many of the Send Silence Packing backpacks were dressed with photos, beads and personal messages.

Backpacks representing the 1,100 U.S. college students who take their own lives each year blanketed Wright State’s Student Union to raise awareness of mental health issues on campuses. Continue reading

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Student, staff members honored at 30th International Friendship Affair

Wright State University to host 29th International Friendship Affair

A Wright State student and two staff members active in helping the university’s burgeoning population of international students were honored during the 30th International Friendship Affair. Continue reading

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Wright State wins $2M contract for sensor research

Wright State Center for Sensor Exploitation Director Brian Rigling.

A $2 million research grant from the Air Force Research Laboratory is the latest win for Wright State’s Center for Sensor Exploitation. Continue reading

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Life support: Wright State to host suicide awareness event featuring traveling display of backpacks

Backpacks on college campus

Backpacks representing the 1,100 U.S. college students who take their own lives each year will grace the Wright State grounds on April 7 to raise awareness of mental health issues on campuses. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News, Professional Psychology |