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3-7-19 Weekly Three
Topics include: announcing Dr. Bill Knight as Miami’s Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness, included PowerPoint presentation from General Counsel's presentation to Univ. Senate regarding Freedom of Speech and Academic Freedom, announce upcoming spring commencement speaker and reminded division to hold classes as scheduled around spring break, midterm grades are due and linked to article listing employees who were recognized for 15, 25 and 30 years at Miami.
Washington Post/ESPN sports journalist Kevin Blackistone to visit Miami
Sports journalist Kevin Blackistone, who writes for The Washington Post and appears on ESPN's "Around the Horn," will deliver the Alan G. Ingham Memorial Lecture for Miami University's department of kinesiology and health.
New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi to deliver Wikenden Memorial Lecture
The department of comparative religion will present the 2018-2019 Arthur C. Wikenden Memorial Lecture Wednesday, March 13, with featured lecturer Rukmini Callimachi.
Scholar on racial studies, hate, diversity, speaking at Miami University
Abby Ferber, professor of sociology and women’s and ethnic studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs will present the Sherry Corbett Memorial Lecture on "Hate and hate speech on campus" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, in 152 Shideler Hall. The talk is free and open to the public.
Drowning in Drugs: AG Loretta Lynch and Dr. Tom Price to discuss national opioid crisis for spring 2019's Janus Forum
On March 13, Loretta Lynch, attorney general under President Obama, and Tom Price, former secretary of Health and Human Services under President Trump, together will speak about America’s national opioid crisis for the 2019 spring's Janus Forum
Provost search committee announced
Miami University President Greg Crawford has announced the members of the search committee for a new provost.
Jen Franchak on college grads starting salaries
Dayton Daily and Springfield News, March 3 (subscription may be required)
Dennis Cheatham article on experience design
How, March 4 (subscription may be required)
Rob Baker on Brassica rapa and its importance in agriculture, March 2019 (subscription may be required)