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.

Taking the lead

Wright State’s Considine Scholars Program fostering leadership skills among women in STEM

The Considine Scholars Program funds undergraduate STEM research positions in campus laboratories. Continue reading

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Grand Challenges

Wright State chosen as university node for prestigious National Academy of Engineering academic program

Wright State will participate in a national program that prepares students to become future leaders capable of addressing the challenges of the 21st century. Continue reading

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Muscle mystery

Wright State biologist Andrew Voss lands $454,000 federal research award to investigate Huntington’s disease

The three-year research award is aimed at determining if there is a primary disease of the muscle in Huntington’s disease. Continue reading

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3D thinking

Wright State senior Rachel Evans completes manufacturing internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Rachel Evans, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering at Wright State University, researched new manufacturing technologies during a summer internship. Continue reading

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Nearly 1,700 students to graduate at Wright State’s 2018 fall commencement

Wright State University will hold its 2018 fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

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Milling around

Wright State alum Jessica Noes '04 is at the wheel of historic Clifton Mill

Jessica Noes, who graduated from Wright State in 2004, oversees all operations at the Clifton Mill, including its annual Christmas display. Continue reading

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Wright State engineering professor Sheng Li honored for top paper in lubrication engineering

Sheng Li received the Wilbur Deutsch Memorial Award from the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. Continue reading

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Wright State professor Kevin Lorson honored with top state award for contributions to health education

Kevin Lorson, director of the Physical Education Licensure Program, was recognized for his role in getting a health education standards bill introduced in the Ohio Senate. Continue reading

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Wright State Alumni Service Day 2018 draws more than 150 volunteers

Wright State alumni and guests dedicated almost 500 service hours to make a difference in the lives of others during Alumni Service Day. Continue reading

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Wright State announces new Division of Student Success

Enrollment Management, the University Center for International Education, the University Registrar and the former University College will begin operating as a single unit designated as the Division of Student Success. Continue reading

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