Events

Global Readiness Certificate Information Session for CAS Students

September 29; 4 - 5 pm

The new, Miami Global Readiness Certificate (GRC) is launching a cohort exclusively with students in the College of Arts & Science in the Spring of 2021. The GRC is designed for students of all majors who want to position themselves strategically for employment in today's increasingly competitive, diverse, and global workforce …

Hike-A-Thon Virtual Challenge

October 1 - November 1

The Hike-A-Thon is an annual celebration of hiking, nature, and exploring the great outdoors and has been hosted at Miami University Natural areas every fall for the past 12 years. To keep the tradition alive we'll host a virtual Hike-A-Thon challenge and expand from 1 day to 1 month and from 3 trails to include all local trails …

ORU Office Hours: Internal Funding

October 2; 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Learn more about internal funding opportunities for undergraduate research …

"Disciplinary Approaches to Research" (faculty & student panel)

October 6; 4 - 5 pm

Curious about the research being conducted in your major? This panel series will explore research questions and approaches across disciplines from both the faculty and student perspective. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about ongoing research …

"Gardening Tips: Producing a Grocery in your Backyard"

October 14; 12 - 1:30 pm

The first part of this Conservatory's Learn it at Lunch Series will focus on food rescue — the act of leveraging food that would otherwise be thrown away to feed those in-need. You'll hear from a group of high school students that are bringing food rescue to southwest Ohio to provide every food group to the food insecure. The program concludes with the benefits of fresh, locally grown produce vs. grocery produce, some that may not be as widely known or considered by consumers when shopping …

ORU Office Hours: "Streamlining the Internship Process"

October 16; 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Students are invited to learn more about how research internships can align with the recommendations from Center for Career Exploration & Success …

"Careers & Research"

October 19; 11 am - 12 pm

This professional development workshop for undergraduate researchers will explore strategies for highlighting your research experiences during the job search. Topics include incorporating your research into interview responses, describing research experiences on your resume, and condensing your research into a concise 'elevator pitch.' The workshop is open to all students regardless of classification, major, or research involvement …

"From Evolving Dragonflies to Invading Lanternflies: How Your Observations Can Lead to Amazing Discoveries"

October 21; 6:30 - 9 pm

If you are looking for a fun, socially distanced, all-ages activity, you might enjoy the Hefner Museum's iNaturalist BioBlitz. This is an easy app for any age or knowledge level that allows you to look at the nature in your neighborhood in a scientific way. Simply take a picture of any kind of organism then, using artificial intelligence and crowdsourcing, you can identify that organism and record your observations in a way that makes them scientifically useful. Community results will be discussed at the 46th annual Hefner Lecture, along with recognition of productive contributors, and the importance of citizen science data. Dr. Michael P. Moore and Dr. Carrie Seltzer will show how observations like yours make a difference to our understanding of the world …