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.

More than skin deep

Wright State alum Katherine Heminger excels as a scientist with Procter and Gamble

Katherine Heminger returned to the university to teach a seminar and meet with Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program students. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biomedical Sciences Ph.D., Graduate, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State’s Jennie Buckwalter among Dayton BBB’s Top 25 Women to Watch

Nine Wright State alumni were also named to the 2018 class of Top 25 Women to Watch. Continue reading

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

Wright State’s Kevin Lorson receives Chancellor’s Award for opioid prevention curriculum

Kevin Lorsonwas honored for developing the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum, which helps schools address state requirements and be adaptable to the needs of each school district in Ohio. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Education & Human Services, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Human Services, Kinesiology & Health, News |

Photo finish

Megan Valle’s three-year memory wall of snapshots captures her journey at Wright State

Megan Valle, a senior musical theatre major, documented her time at Wright State by taking a photograph every day. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, News, Student Profile, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures, Videos |

Wright State professor Kevin Lorson to receive Chancellor’s Award for opioid prevention curriculum

Kevin Lorson, director of Wright State University’s Physical Education Licensure Program, created the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Human Services, Kinesiology & Health, News |

Coffee break

Wright State ReyRey Café students get up-close look at coffee farms in Costa Rica

Students toured coffee farms in Costa Rica as part of the Raj Soin College of Business’ partnership with Boston Stoker. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Communication, Home news sidebar, Marketing, News |

Junior Jesse Everette named Intern of the Year by College of Engineering and Computer Science

Jesse Everette has interned for nearly two years at the Dayton-Phoenix Group, learning about HVAC and electrical systems, vibration and psychometric testing, and testing fixtures and new products. Continue reading

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

Mentoring momentum

College of Liberal Arts pilot project matches students with professionals to boost career success

The College of Liberal Arts will expand mentoring program to more liberal arts students during the fall semester. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, School of Public and International Affairs, Undergraduate |

Computer command

Wright State’s mighty new computer cluster to bolster research, help teach high-performance computing

The new computer cluster is always up and running and can accommodate an indefinite number of users, working at the cluster or remotely from their offices or labs. Continue reading

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

ALS research led by Wright State neuroengineer Sherif Elbasiouny published in prestigious physiology journal

Research led by neuroengineer Sherif Elbasiouny sheds new light on how motor nerve cells respond to ALS and could help develop new treatment options. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Medicine, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |