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02/25/2019
Steven Tuck on Roman survival of Mt. Vesuvius eruption in 79 A.D.
Forbes.com, Feb. 19 and Archaelogy.org, Feb. 26 and Atlas Obscura.com and RealClear Science.com, Feb. 27 (subscription may be required)
02/25/2019
Senate News, February 25, 2019
Senators approved several curricular items on the Consent calendar and heard a presentation from Robin Parker, Office of General Counsel, regarding Academic Freedom. Senators discussed a new internship policy.
02/25/2019
Miami's Institute for Food: Fostering healthy food, healthy eating, healthy communities, and a healthy planet
Friday, February 22 was National CSA Day—a celebration of community supported agriculture, a direct farm-to-consumer market model where people pay for a share of a farmer's harvest in advance. Each week during the harvest season subscribers receive a share of what the farmer grows
02/22/2019
Promotion and tenure granted to 42
congrats.pngMiami University's board of trustees approved the promotion and/or tenure of 41 faculty members and one librarian at its Feb. 22 meeting.
02/22/2019
Miami's board of trustees approves long-term budget plan
The Miami University Board of Trustees voted today (Feb. 22) to approve a long-term budget plan to invest in growth and secure Miami's future.
02/21/2019
Cathy Bishop-Clark on the affordability of Miami Regionals
WCPO.com, Feb. 20 (subscription may be required)
02/21/2019
Emily Holt on ancient cultures and astronomy
Universe Today.com, Feb. 19 and Longroom.com, Feb. 20 (subscription may be required)
02/21/2019
Mineralogist John Rakovan: Solving the mysteries of the world's finest gold specimen with Los Alamos Neutron Science Center
The Ram's Horn wire gold specimen. Almost nothing was known about wire gold except its existence, until now.With the help of one of the world’s most powerful linear accelerators, team of scientists have for the first time “looked” inside one of the most unique examples of wire gold.
02/21/2019
In Memoriam: Gerald "Jerry" Miller
Gerald “Jerry” Miller, who taught economics at Miami University for 40 years, died Feb. 16 after a brief battle with cancer. He was 73.