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.

Extreme behavior

Wright State researchers Terry Oroszi and David Ellis offer identifying characteristics of American terrorists in their new book

New book seeks to halt the recruitment of American citizens by terror organizations as well as to identify the common traits of terrorists. Continue reading

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

Deere to her heart

Wright State alumna Elizabeth Conzo-Kershner ’00 flourishes as a leader in precision agriculture at John Deere

Elizabeth Conzo-Kershner helped establish a Student Government scholarship when she was a student and to get it endowed in 2018. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni Profile, Business, Economics, Home news sidebar, Magazine, News |

Wright State International Festival to celebrate its 35th year on April 27 with Trip Around the World theme

The International Festival will be held Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Student Union Atrium. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, International Students, News, University Center for International Education |

Roundtable discussion on cost of war from a humanities lens to be held at Wright State on April 24

“Mother Courage and Her Children,” which Wright State’s Theatre produced in February, will set the tone for a roundtable discussion on war and peace. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Balancing act

Stevie Lamblin ’16 combines professional dance with the study of psychology

Stevie Lamblin performs with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company while pursuing master’s degree in clinical mental health at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Education & Human Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Human Services, Magazine, News, Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Student Profile |

Fantastic voyage

Caroline Cao reaches stratosphere in higher education as an engineer and medical pioneer

Wright State professor Caroline Cao is an expert in the design and evaluation of enabling technology, such as haptics, navigational aids, and surgical simulation, for minimally invasive surgery. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty Profile, Home news sidebar, Magazine, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Medicine, News, Surgery, Women in STEMM |

Photo opportunity

Wright State alumna Chelsea Hall voted top local photographer in Best of Dayton 2018 contest

2013 Wright State grad Chelsea Hall runs a growing photography business that specializes in wedding photography and portraits. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni Profile, Communication, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Videos |

World power

Wright State political scientist Vaughn Shannon elected president of Dayton Council on World Affairs

Shannon says his calling is to make sure citizens are educated on international affairs so they can make informed choices. Continue reading

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

World class

A Fulbright in Taiwan will be the latest of many international education experiences for Wright State student Emma Peterson

When she begins her Fulbright experience in Taiwan this summer, it will be the fifth foreign country Emma Peterson has lived and studied in during the past four years. Continue reading

Posted in English, Homepage feature rotator, International Studies, Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP), Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News, School of Public and International Affairs, Student Profile, Study Abroad |

State Department names Wright State among institutions with highest growth in education abroad

Wright State was recognized for its efforts to support study abroad opportunities for students with disabilities through the Gilman International Scholarship Program. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Disability Services, Home news sidebar, News, Study Abroad, University Center for International Education |