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.

Unforgettable

Wright State Special Collections and Archives boast materials on Neil Armstrong’s historic moonwalk

To commemorate the 50th university of the first moon landing, Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives has gathered materials related to the Apollo 11 mission from its collections. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Communication, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News, Special Collections and Archives |

Physics phenom

2019 Wright State grad Carissa Myers is off to earn her Ph.D. in physics with prestigious National Science Foundation award

Carissa Myers, who graduated in May, discovered her passion for physics as a student at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Giving, Home news sidebar, News, Physics, Science & Mathematics |

Traffic pattern

Dunbar Library installs four stationary bike desks for studying

Students can stay physically active while studying by using new FitDesk bikes in Dunbar Library. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Libraries, News, Videos |

Government grade

2019 Wright State dual-degree graduate Rahim Akrami embarks on a prestigious local government fellowship

Rahim Akrami, who graduated with master’s degrees in public administration and international and comparative politics, is serving a fellowship with the city of Dubuque, Iowa. Continue reading

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

Prevent defense

Wright State faculty member Gokce Ergun works to educate the community about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Gokce Ergun, associate professor in the School of Professional Psychology, calls Fetal Alcohol Spectrum the No. 1 preventable cause of intellectual disability. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Professional Psychology, Research |

Light touch

Wright State senior Joseph Carroll named Intern of the Year by College of Engineering and Computer Science

As part of his internship, Joseph Carroll, a mechanical engineering major at Wright State, experimented with high-intensity light to kill weeds. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Homepage feature rotator, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Research, Student Profile |

Wright State University Board of Trustees approves 2019-20 budget on an interim basis

Wright State University Board of Trustees approves 2019-20 budget on an interim basis Continue reading

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Bra science

Team from Victoria’s Secret comes to Wright State for student presentation on breast research

Biomedical engineering and medical students at Wright State have been investigating how to design a better bra for more than a year. Continue reading

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

Wright State students gain leadership skills as fellows at Nonprofit Leadership Institute in Yellow Springs

Four Wright State students and a recent graduate received fellowships to participate in the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, offered by the Yellow Springs Community Foundation. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Community Service, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Liberal Studies, News, Political Science, School of Public and International Affairs, Urban Affairs and Geography |

Wright State trustees approve 2019-20 tuition rates

Tuition for the next cohort of students arriving in the fall under the Wright Guarantee program will be $4,741 per semester. Continue reading

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