Miami's innovative stormwater management highlighted in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index

October 24, 2016

Miami University has been highlighted in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI) in the Water section for its efforts in advancing sustainability in higher education …

Student-produced podcast honored in international competition

October 21, 2016

Three recent Miami University graduates received a second-place award in an international competition for a podcast episode they created. The award was announced at the 2016 Broadcast Education Association Super-Regional Conference …

It's On Us Week 2016 will be held Oct. 24-28

October 21, 2016

Miami University will hold events for It's On Us Week 2016 from October 24-28 on the Oxford campus. "It's On Us" is an awareness campaign working to stop sexual assault and interpersonal violence on campuses across the country …

Human Rights and Social Justice Events Announced at Miami Regionals

October 20, 2016

Miami University Regionals is sponsoring a number of events focused on Human Rights and Social Justice, beginning November 10. Admission to all events is free and open to the public …

Janus Forum: Ambassador Wendy Sherman and Admiral James Stavridis to discuss US foreign policy

October 20, 2016

Miami University's biannual Janus Forum will host Ambassador Wendy Sherman and Admiral James Stavridis, two prominent foreign policy experts. They will discuss "What Are the Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Next U.S. President?" at 6 pm Wednesday, October 26, in the Armstrong Student Center's Wilks Theater …

Interdisciplinary scholar and writer Minh-Ha T. Pham to discuss the impact of Asian "superbloggers" on fashion, gender, and race

October 20, 2016

Minh-Ha T. Pham, an assistant professor of media studies at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, will visit Miami on Thursday, October 27 to present her lecture entitled "The Digital Democratization of Fashion — or Nah?: How Asian Superbloggers Are and Aren't Changing the Fashion Industry." …

Havighurst Colloquia Series: NYU professor gives insight into state "possession" and "depossession" in the Soviet Union

October 19, 2016

New York University's Anne O'Donnell visited Miami October 10 as part of the ongoing Havighurst Colloquia Series, held each semester on topics of Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies …

Twelve students receive Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award

October 19, 2016

Twelve students received the 2016 Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award for their outstanding contributions to Miami University's intellectual environment. The recipients were selected based on nominations from Miami faculty …

NASA astronaut and Space Shuttle pilot Michael McCulley presents Astronaut Scholarship Foundation award to Miami senior

October 17, 2016

NASA astronaut Michael McCulley, pilot of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and member of the launch crew that deployed Galileo for its exploration of Jupiter, presented the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation award to student Cameron Williams Thursday, September 29 …

Elena Jackson Albarrán receives award for book on Mexican history

October 12, 2016

Elena Jackson Albarrán, associate professor of history and Latin American studies at Miami University, received the 2016 Maria Elena Martinez Prize for her book, Seen and Heard in Mexico: Children and Revolutionary Nationalism

Famous pathologist Bennet Omalu, featured in the movie Concussion, joins journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas to share life anecdotes at Miami University Lecture Series

October 12, 2016

On Monday, October 6, the Miami University Lecture Series featured pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu and journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas for its first event of the year, focused on Omalu's life story as the person who first diagnosed the disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Laska's novel, Concussion, was inspired by the true story of Omalu and eventually led to last year's movie of the same name starring Will Smith …

Miami Libraries celebrate American Archives Month with brown-bag speaker series

October 7, 2016

The Miami University Libraries invite students, faculty, staff and community members to a series of 4 brown-bag lunches in recognition of American Archives Month …

Miami to open the Miami University-Sanya University American Cultural Center at Sanya University in China this spring

October 6, 2016

Miami University will launch the Miami University-Sanya University American Cultural Center at Sanya University in China in May …

Miami's Constitution Day Conference brings in nationally recognized scholars to provide modern context to the U.S. Constitution

October 4, 2016

On September 22, the Miami University Janus Forum, in partnership with the Jack Miller Center, presented the Constitution Day Conference in Armstrong Student Center. Focusing on both historical and modern interpretations of the U.S. Constitution, the day-long event consisted of two moderated roundtable conversations followed by a final presentation from two constitutional experts …

Domestic violence awareness events planned at Miami Regionals

October 3, 2016

Miami Regionals' Middletown campus will host a number of events in October to raise awareness about domestic violence. All events are free and open to the public …

Students explore the vast opportunities of New York City from a PR and advertising perspective

October 3, 2016

For 3 weeks during the summer, Miami students visited New York City to get an insider's view of the public relations and advertising industries through field trips, guest speakers, and panel discussions …

A cultural reawakening: Myaamia ribbonwork connects tribe students with their ancestors

September 29, 2016

The art form of peepankišaapiikahkia eehkwaatamenki (Myaamia ribbonwork) grew out of the 1700s trade era when the Myaamia people acquired silk ribbons from European traders. They used the ribbons in such bold colors as red, black, white, yellow and blue to decorate clothing the men and women wore for special occasions, as well as moccasins, bags and other belongings …

Miami's disability studies program ranks among nation's best

September 26, 2016

Great College Deals has ranked Miami University's disability studies program No. 9 in the nation. Miami offers a minor in disability studies …

Physical health tied to native language use

September 22, 2016

An academic review of research suggests a link between an indigenous community's language vitality and its members' health …

"Musical Crossroads": Tammy Kernodle's behind-the-scenes experience with the newest Smithsonian museum

September 22, 2016

When President Obama dedicates the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture this weekend, we will witness history in the making …

MacArthur "genius grant" awarded to Miami University's Daryl Baldwin

September 22, 2016

Daryl Baldwin, director of the Myaamia Center at Miami University and a leader in Native American language and cultural revitalization, has been named one of the 2016 MacArthur Fellows — recipients of the so-called "genius grants" …

Discover the Sciences event highlights CAS math and natural science offerings for prospective students

September 21, 2016

High school students interested in majoring in math and science had the opportunity to attend the annual Discover the Sciences program on September 10 to learn more about the state-of-the-art mathematical and natural science programs in Miami's College of Arts and Science (CAS) …

LSAMP Program at Miami receives its largest group yet of minority students pursuing the STEM fields

September 20, 2016

August 23 marked the end of Miami's third annual early arrival program for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), which is a federally funded initiative to promote engagement and success of minority students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. The week-long program brings incoming students together for team-building exercises and a collaborative research project on a real-world industrial problem sponsored by Kroger …

Jacqueline Rioja-Velarde and Katherine Fowler-Cordova recognized by Ohio Latino Affairs Commission

September 19, 2016

Jacqueline Rioja-Velarde and Katherine Fowler-Cordova of Miami University will receive awards from the Ohio Latino Affairs Commission for outstanding achievements in professional and community service and for serving as role models for the Hispanic community in Ohio

Unsung heroes recognized at Unity in the Community

September 16, 2016

Twenty-five members of the Miami University-Oxford-Butler County community were recognized at Miami's Unity in the Community event Sept. 14. They were presented with Unsung Hero awards to recognize their "tireless efforts on behalf of Miami students and Oxford that continuously make and help foster community at Miami" …

Knowing their tribal identity helps Native American students succeed

September 15, 2016

The Myaamia Center ("Myaamia" is "Miami" in the Miami language) on Miami University's Oxford, Ohio, campus, melds academics with the Miami Tribe's language and cultural revitalization efforts for the benefit of the tribe and the university community. Students from the tribe take a series of six 1-hour cultural Myaamia classes starting their first year …

Miami's Wil Haygood wins second Ohioana Book Award

September 14, 2016

Miami University faculty member Wil Haygood has won the Ohioana Book Award in Nonfiction for his book Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America

2016 sexual assault climate survey results online

September 14, 2016

Results of a sexual assault climate survey administered last April indicate Miami University students are more aware of sexual assault prevention than the average college student in Ohio but are not immune to sexual assault or interpersonal violence …

Outstanding faculty commitment at Miami recognized with No. 1 public university ranking

September 13, 2016

U.S. News & World Report ranks Miami University the top public university in the nation for its faculty members' outstanding commitment to undergraduate teaching …