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.

In a good light

Wright State’s Elliott Brown and Weidong Zhang help develop promising new semiconductor for LED lighting

Research by Wright State physicists led to a scientific breakthrough that promises to make the LED lighting more efficient and affordable. Continue reading

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

Signature act

Nearly 30 years of musical history is scrawled on Wright State Nutter Center’s electrical panels

Musicians, comedians, wrestlers, ice skaters and others have made a tradition of leaving their autographs after performing at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Videos |

Drawing power

Love of sketching cars propelled Wright State alum Sagar Sangle into world of mechanical engineering

Sagar Sangle uses his art skills and his master’s degree in mechanical engineering while teaching middle school students about design for 3D printing, manufacturing design and robotics. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Arts Scene, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, International Students, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, University Center for International Education |

Wright State computer science student playing key role in DNA software debate

Nathan Adams, a computer science graduate student, works with Dan Krane, professor of biology, to review DNA evidence in criminal cases. Continue reading

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

Gadget gallery

Raider Maker Kits offer tools, baking utensils, musical instrument, other items for checkout

Provided by the Student Technology Assistance Center, Raider Maker Kits are available for checkout at the circulation desk on the first floor of Dunbar Library. Continue reading

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

Wright State’s 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration to feature Julius Bailey, social justice awards

Wright State will celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a Social Justice Award Brunch and screening of a film about Thurgood Marshall as well as participating in a King Day march in Dayton. Continue reading

Posted in Applied Behavioral Science, Around Campus, Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News |

U.S. News ranks Wright State online programs among best for 2018

Wright State’s online bachelor’s degree programs as well as its online graduate programs in business, education, engineering and nursing named among the best in the nation for 2018. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Business, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Info. Systems & Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Leadership Studies, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, MBA, News, Nursing & Health, Teacher Education |

Wright State’s Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering produces record number of graduates

Enrollment in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering has surged thanks to Wright State’s proximity to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, quality of teaching, strong internship programs and flexible courses. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Undergraduate |

Healthy appetite

Wright State senior Ivan Mendoza is a rising star in world of competitive eating

Ivan Mendoza, a senior majoring in management and human resources at Wright State, aspires to be among the Top 10 professional eaters. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Homepage feature rotator, Homepage Photos and Video, Management & International Business, News, Student Profile, Videos |

Z is for zeal

Wright State alum Zontaye Richardson uses thrift shop to channel her passion for community

Zontaye Richardson’s west Dayton store TheZe DealZ has become as a place to socialize, network and pitch in to help neighbors in need. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, News, Rehabilitation Services |