Events

"The Art and Science of Storytelling"

February 20; 3 - 6 pm

Communicating effectively with data is a skill imperative to master for influence in today's business climate. It is through data stories that organizational change happens. To begin, it's imperative to know the problem you are trying to solve. Knowing the question to be answered helps you interpret the results, and know what type of data you need to collect to solve the problem. Exploring this data allows you to compare expectations to reality, a vital step in any data analytics project. Formal modelling of the data highlights the insights, the stories, told by your data. These collective stories are the most influential way to ensure the insights are understood, socialized and acted upon …

"Why Anthropology Matters Now"

February 27; 4:30 - 5:30 pm

This lecture will outline what anthropology is, can be and should be, and offers a few specific musings on how anthropology can matter for humans and others in 2020 and beyond. Agustín Fuentes, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, gives this Anthropology Day lecture …

"Climate Justice: Addressing Climate Change in a Just and Equitable Manner"

March 5; 6 pm

The Drs. Gene and Carol Willeke Frontiers in Environmental Science Distinguished Lecture will be given by Peggy Shepard, Co-Founder and Executive Director of WEACT for Environmental Justice …

"The Future of the Mind"

March 9; 7:30 - 9 pm

Guest speaker Dr. Michio Kaku, Henry Semat Chair in Theoretical Physics at the City University of New York, is one of the most widely recognized figures in science in the world today. He is the co-founder of string theory, the leading candidate today for the theory of everything …

Government, Social Services, Non-Profit Career Expo

March 12; 9 - 11 am

This event is for all Miami University students and alumni seeking a full-time job, internship, part-time, or volunteer experience. This event is an opportunity for you to present yourself professionally, in person to a potential employer, while showcasing your communication skills. The keys to a successful experience are preparation and follow up …

"Digital Storytelling & Social Change"

March 12; 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Digital Storytelling was originally conceived as an arts-based intervention for youth and community activists. Over the last 25 years it has grown to an international movement of innovative organizing, engagement and communication practices in education, public health, healthcare, environmental activism, the arts, and numerous other fields …