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Senate News, September 9, 2019
Senators heard a report from Karen Wilson, Director of Benefits, and Bruce Guiot, Chief Treasury Officer, regarding Benefit and Retirement Plan changes for 2020. Dana Cox, Chair, Senate Executive Committee, lead a discussion regarding pertinent issues for Senate this year.
Miami University ranked a top 50 national public university
In the just-released U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges 2020" guidebook, Miami University is ranked in the top 50 of best national public universities, moving up three slots to No. 39.
Miami Students Swap Cultural Perspectives (and Recipes) with Chinese Olympic Athletes
This summer, six KNH students completed an intensive 2-month internship in Guangdong, China, where they worked with swimming, diving, gymnastic, and track and field Olympic-level athletes.
Miami and Ohio's IP Promise: Connecting research and industry
Miami University's practice of collaborating with cities, agencies and businesses is a good fit for the Ohio IP Promise initiative announced Sept. 6 in Columbus.
Batchelor authors book about George Remus
MJF Faculty Member Bob Batchelor's book about George Remus, a notorious Cincinnati bootlegger, was recently published. 
Celebrating 50 years: Before there was an EPA, there was Miami's Institute for the Environment and Sustainability
Miami University's Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES) celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding this year.
Anthem to become Miami's health care provider in 2020
Effective in January 2020, Anthem will become administrator of the Miami health care plan, replacing UMR.
9-5-19 Weekly Three
The Three included: 1) information and reminder about the 9/10 Faculty Assembly meeting, 2) Information and submittion dates for second round of Boldly creative proposals and 3) Information about the Center for Career Exploration and Success (CCES) Career Collaborative grant award submission info.
New $1.9M NSF grant will help teachers stimulate students' imaginations to improve learning of chemistry
Sequence of the dynamic visualization approach to teaching chemistry using VisChem and storyboarding for understanding .With a new $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Miami University’s Ellen Yezierski aims to help high school chemistry teachers prepare students to become more scientifically literate.