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.

Compassion passion

May 2020 Wright State grad Aubri Pritchett headed to medical school at NYU

Aubri Pritchett, who graduated on May 2 with bachelor’s degrees in biological sciences and Spanish, will begin pursuing a medical degree in the fall. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Biology, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News, Science & Mathematics |

Ska writer

Wright State English lecturer Bobby Rubin pens the lyrics to a hit song in the United Kingdom

Bobby Rubin, a senior lecturer of English, writes lyrics for musicians and bands, including the ska band The Skapones. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, English, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Wright State biologist Labib Rouhana receives grant renewal that prepares students for biomedical research

The research project identifies genes with conserved functions in human reproduction and offers promise for breakthroughs in infertility. Continue reading

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

News value

Wright State communication students land stories in the Dayton Daily News

Communication students wrote articles highlighting people and their endeavors in the Dayton community for a collection called “Our Stories.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Communication, Coronavirus, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Online Education |

Game changer

Video gaming channel helps computer engineering students stay connected during coronavirus

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering uses Discord to help students and faculty stay engaged while learning from home. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Coronavirus, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Online Education |

Northern exposure

Wright State mechanical engineering student Jack Stafford thrilled with engineering internship in Sweden

When Wright State mechanical engineering student Jack Stafford went to work during the fall 2019 semester, just a short distance away was the Nobel Prize Museum. Continue reading

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

Class act

Wright State education alumna Ali England flourishing in her teaching career

Ali England, who has two education degrees from Wright State, landed her first teaching job within a week of graduation in 2019. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Education & Human Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Teacher Education |

Chinese chamber donates 1,000 protective facemasks to Wright State

The protective facemasks will be provided to students, faculty and staff at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Home news sidebar, News, University Center for International Education |

Wheel zeal

Wright State alum Kimiko Kidd picking up speed at an automotive magazine

She has degrees in environmental sciences and sociology from Wright State but works as an editor for an automotive magazine. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Science & Mathematics, Sociology and Anthropology, Videos |

Life after pandemic

Wright State researcher Corey Seemiller gauges the potential impact of the coronavirus on Generation Z

Corey Seemiller, associate professor of leadership studies in education and organizations, examines the potential political, economic, psychological, sociological and social impacts of the coronavirus on young people. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Coronavirus, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Leadership Studies, News, Research |