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.

Salmon stakes

Former Wright State faculty member pins hopes for success of new business on family recipe
Martin Davis packaging salmon

Former Wright State professor Martin Davis launches business based on family recipe for smoked salmon. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News |

A Bronx tale

Newspaper veteran Ray Marcano teaching digital media to Wright State students
Ray Marcano

Newspaper veteran Ray Marcano is helping the next generation of journalists by teaching digital media to Wright State students. Continue reading

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

Seeing double

Wright State graduate models India counseling center after the university’s Ellis Institute
Anthony D'Souza

Wright State graduate Anthony D’Souza models counseling center in his native India after the School of Professional Psychology’s Ellis Institute. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Professional Psychology |

Brain power

Wright State’s Jim Olson bringing the study of neuroscience to young students across the nation
Jim Olson in his lab

Wright State researcher Jim Olson recognized for his work with Science Olympiad to promote neuroscience education in elementary and high schools around the country.
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Posted in Academics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Medicine, Neuroscience Institute, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Bronze beauties

Artist Virginia Hess creating medallions for Wright State’s Veteran and Military Center
Virginia Hess with medallion

Dayton artist Virginia Hess is creating five large bronze medallions to adorn the stone façade of the renovated Veteran and Military Center in Allyn Hall. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Arts Scene, Campus Growth, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News |

Computational social scientist

Student researcher Hemant Purohit wins international honor for using social media technology innovation to help disaster relief
Hemant Purohit

Hemant Purohit, a graduate researcher in the Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis), was honored for using social media to help disaster relief. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Homepage feature rotator, International Students, News, Research, Student profiles |

Flipz trip

Communication students learn digital media skills with news website
DailyFlipz screenshot

Students in an advanced digital media class sharpen their journalism skills by reporting for a news site called DailyFlipz. Continue reading

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

Acting natural

Jason Kaufman brings his theater, movie, television moves to Wright State
Jason Kaufman

After performing on the stage and in movies and TV, Jason Kaufman teaches acting to students hoping for careers on Broadway and in Hollywood. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Wright State University takes ownership of Calamityville

Bob Fyffe, vice president for research and graduate studies and Fairborn City Manager Debbie McDonnell signed the deed at the ceremony.

Ownership of Calamityville, home to the National Center for Medical Readiness, was turned over to Wright State as expansion of Calamityville’s mission picks up speed. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, National Center for Medical Readiness, News, Nursing & Health, Research, Special Categories, WSRI |

Formula developed by Wright State scientists could shed light on global climate change

Professor Allen Hunt in his office

Research by two Wright State faculty members Allen Hunt and Thomas Skinner will be published in Chaos, a physics journal. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Physics, Research, Science & Mathematics |