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.

Food supply

Pantries on a post help those in need thanks to Wright State MBA students

Raj Soin College of Business students worked with Good Neighbor House to install five food pantries around Dayton. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Community Service, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, MBA, News, Videos |

Wright State Professor Sherif Elbasiouny awarded a $3 million federal grant to study weakness in aging

Researchers at Wright State, Ohio State and Ohio University will examine the neural mechanisms underlying weakness in aging. Continue reading

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

Rhythm section

Wright State public history students help develop exhibit at National Afro-American Museum

Graduate public history students at Wright State organized the exhibit “Rhythm of Revolution: The Transformative Power of Black Art 1619 to the Present.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, Graduate, History, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Videos |

Dean Valerie Weber elected to Association of American Medical Colleges’ Council of Deans Administrative Board

Valerie Weber is among 14 deans on the board Council of Deans Administrative Board. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News |

Six Wright State students receive State Department scholarships to study abroad in 2022

Wright State students received scholarships to study in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, South Korea and France as well as in global virtual programs. Continue reading

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

Wright State graduate student Kara Combs receives top national award from Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

Kara Combs received the James W. Barany Student Award for Excellence for bringing distinction to industrial engineering at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Business, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Info. Systems & Supply Chain Management, News, Undergraduate |

Trauma toolbox

Wright State alumnus Ryan Garrison helps military veterans and first responders heal as president of Valor Therapeutics

Organizational leadership graduate Ryan Garrison provides music and art therapy to help veterans and first responders who have posttraumatic stress injuries. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Education & Leadership, Health, Education, & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Military & Veterans, News, Videos |

Three Wright State student filmmakers awarded competitive cinematography grants

The students are each serving as cinematographer on three thesis films by Wright State motion picture students. Continue reading

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

Wright State business students capture IT award using data analytics to predict pet adoption

The student applied their analytical skills to create a solution for a Kaggle Data Analytics Challenge Competition. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Business, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Info. Systems & Supply Chain Management, News, Research |

Wright State faculty member Awad Halabi wins Fellowship award to conduct research in Jerusalem on Islamic activist

Awad Halabi, associate professor of history and religion, will work in Jerusalem and possibly Amman, Jordan, next spring for up to four months. Continue reading

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