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.

U.S. Army names Wright State a Center of Excellence for Nursing

The designation makes the Wright State College of Nursing and Health a preferred destination for ROTC cadets who want to work as nurses. Continue reading

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

Growth spurt

Wright State’s partner Dayton Regional STEM School announces major expansion that includes new classrooms, lab

An expansion project at the Dayton Regional STEM School, an affiliate of Wright State, includes new classrooms, a place for school assemblies and a gaming research laboratory. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Taking the lead

Wright State biologist Paula Bubulya takes part in prestigious HERS Summer Institute for higher education leaders

Inspired by her HERS institute experience, Paula Bubulya wants to help Wright State hire and retain more faculty of color and women in science and expand the mentoring of junior faculty campuswide. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Research, Science & Mathematics, Women in STEMM |

Team led by Wright State professor Elliott Brown wins prestigious IEEE Best Paper Award for polarimetric radar work

Elliott Brown, the Ohio Research Scholars Endowed Chair in Sensors Physics, and his team of researchers were recognized for their research on the polarization of electromagnetic radiation, or radio waves. Continue reading

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

Wright State nursing students to lead Oct. 24 employee health fair

Flu shots, lifestyle screenings, benefits information and chair massages will be available for employees as part of a health fair led by students in the College of Nursing and Health. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Employee Wellness, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News, Nursing & Health, Student Union |

Wright State to host conversation on ‘Moral Injury of War’ with award-winning journalist David Wood

David Wood will be joined by Wright State student veterans and military historian Jonathan Winkler. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, English, History, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, Music, News |

Breathing space

Wright State research engineer Matthew Sherwood wins $501,000 Navy award to study effects of fatigue, reduced oxygen

Wright State research engineer Matthew Sherwood receives $501,000 from the U.S. Navy to study the effects of fatigue and reduced oxygen. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, Research, WSRI |

Making a case

Wright State senior Andrew Puthoff played defendant in re-enactment of historic Dayton murder trial

As an intern at Dayton History, Andrew Puthoff played the defendant in a special courtroom drama. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, English, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, News, Student Profile |

Head of the class

Wright State’s Dayton Regional STEM School ranked as top performer as it marks 10th anniversary

Wright State is a founding partner of the Dayton Regional STEM School, which uses project-based learning to teach students in grades six through 12. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team returns to Wright State for fundraising exhibition games

The team of athletic military veterans and active-duty soldiers who have lost limbs will play at Nischwitz Stadium on Oct. 13 to raise money for veterans causes and honor Gold Star Families. Continue reading

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