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.

Management magic

Wright State’s student-managed investment portfolio passes $2 million mark

Finance students in the Raj Soin College of Business manage the portfolio of university funds in a course titled Real Money Investing. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Finance and Financial Services, Home news sidebar, News |

Literary lessons

Wright State philosophy and classics faculty say literature that reflects the impact of epidemics offers insights

From Homer’s “The Iliad” to “The Plague” by Camus, classic literature has reflected the impact of epidemics on human thought and behavior. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Coronavirus, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics |

Counseling and Wellness Services issues letter in support of those seeking racial justice

Counseling and Wellness Services will form an advisory committee of students to help the staff better understand and be more responsive to the needs of the entire student body. Continue reading

Posted in Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |

Wright State nursing student Taylor Wagner helps COVID-test Gov. DeWine

Wright State nursing student Taylor Wagner helps COVID-test Ohio Governor Mike DeWine

Wright State nursing student Taylor Wagner says helping test Gov. Mike DeWine for COVID-19 at the Ohio Statehouse on live television was an amazing moment. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Coronavirus, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, Nursing & Health |

Wright State’s LEAP Intensive English Program shares knowledge with university in Iraq

Several thousand people from around the world participated in webinars on remote teaching and English pronunciation organized by Wright State faculty. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Coronavirus, Home news sidebar, Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP), Liberal Arts, News, Online Education |

Home grown

Roots of pre-med student Yoon-Jae Yi run deep at Wright State

There’s no place like home. And for Yoon-Jae Yi, a psychology and French major, that place is Wright State University. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Homepage feature rotator, Honors Program, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News, Pre-Health, Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Student Profile, Study Abroad |

Wright State designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Wright State offers a bachelor’s degree and certificate in cybersecurity as well as a master’s degree and certificate. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Rankings |

Food for thought

Wright State engineering alumnus Joe Bozeman makes his mark with environmental and sociological research

Wright State University engineering alumnus Joe Bozeman studies the environmental impact of food consumption along racial lines. Continue reading

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

Wright State to offer Clinical Trials Coordination concentration for master’s students

The Clinical Trials Coordination concentration offers a foundation in clinical research focusing on improving global health and protecting the welfare of research participants. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Pharmacology and Toxicology |

Mediation station

2007 Wright State alum and Iraq War veteran Michelle Zaremba addresses conflicts by heading up the Dayton Mediation Center

Michelle Zaremba, who earned a M.P.A. from Wright State, helps people address conflict in a productive and constructive way at the Dayton Mediation Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Master of Public Administration, Military & Veterans, News, School of Public and International Affairs |