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.

College of Liberal Arts Dean Kristin Sobolik to receive Women of Distinction award

College of Liberal Arts Dean Kristin Sobolik to receive Women of Distinction award

Dean Kristin Sobolik will be honored for her leadership in promoting and advocating for the advancement and recognition of women in science, technology, engineering, arts and math careers. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, People of Wright State, Sociology and Anthropology |

Election direction

Wright State students Courtney Resnicky and Brandon Teeple to blog for LexisNexis about Millennial views
Recipients of LexisNexis Election 2016 Scholarships, Wright State students Courtney Resnicky and Brandon Teeple will  will write blog posts offering their insights into the presidential election from a Millennial viewpoint. (Photo by Will Jones)

Wright State students Courtney Resnicky and Brandon Teeple have received LexisNexis Election 2016 Scholarships. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, English, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, Political Science |

Wright State Shakespeare conference awarded the Ohio Humanities Educator Enrichment Grant

Carol Mejia LaPerle, associate professor of early modern literature, is  organizing the “Encountering Shakespeare” conference at Wright State on Oct. 20-22. (Photo by Erin Pence)

“Encountering Shakespeare” conference will feature scholarship on Shakespeare, literature and culture plenaries, teaching workshops and musical and dramatic performances. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, CELIA, English, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Wright State’s Dan Krane featured on “Investigation Discovery’s” three-night program, “JonBenét: An American Murder Mystery”

Dan Krane

Dan Krane will discuss the role DNA testing played in the Ramsey case on episodes airing Sept. 13 and Sept. 14. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Launching of Wright State University’s new Entrepreneur Club draws strong interest

A new student organization, The Entrepreneur Club seeks to help drive more entrepreneurial initiatives and create more interest in startup businesses in the Dayton region. (Photo by Erin Pence)

The Entrepreneur Club seeks to help drive more entrepreneurial initiatives and create more interest in startup businesses in the Dayton region. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Home news sidebar, News |

Nationally known journalist to moderate Wright State’s mock presidential debate

Nationally known journalist to moderate Wright State’s mock presidential debate

Wright State students will represent the candidates’ views during a mock presidential debate on Sept. 13. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Model UN, News, Political Science |

President Hopkins says Wright State must continue to push for excellence as landscape of higher education changes

President Hopkins says Wright State must continue to push for excellence as landscape of higher education changes

Wright State President David R. Hopkins discusses the State of the University and honors faculty for excellent work during the annual University Convocation. Continue reading

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Wright State to launch The Entrepreneur Club

Organization to support student interest and participation in the region’s fast-growing entrepreneur ecosystem
Wright State to launch The Entrepreneur Club

The Entrepreneur Club will be launched during a ceremony in the atrium of Russ Engineering on Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Engineering & Computer Science, English, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Pack mentality

New book by Wright State’s Edward Fitzgerald shows importance of courts in saving the wolf
Pack mentality

Political science professor Edward Fitzgerald says that over the years the courts have been instrumental in protecting the environment. Continue reading

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

French lesson

Wright State’s Sarah Koraym uses French major as springboard to medical school
Sarah Koraym IMG_4407--(2)

Sarah Koraym wants to practice medicine around the globe and serve people who have limited access to medicine. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Community Service, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News, Student Profile, Study Abroad, University Center for International Education |