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11/27/2018
Gerontology faculty cited in Wall Street Journal article about 'Grace and Frankie'
kunkel-de-medeiros-300x185.jpgSuzanne Kunkel and Kate de Medeiros share their perspective on the show’s portrayal of aging.
11/20/2018
In Memoriam
robert-atchley-200x250.jpgThe Scripps Gerontology Center mourns the recent death of Robert C. Atchley. Bob led the center for more than two decades. He was a pioneer in the areas of retirement research, continuity theory, and spirituality and aging. He will be dearly missed by several generations of gerontology students and colleagues at Miami University and far beyond.
11/12/2018
GSA 2018 Miami Student, Faculty, and Staff Events and Presentations
Thirty-four Miami University Gerontology faculty, research staff, graduate students, and collaborating alumni will present at the GSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, MA., November 14 – 18, 2018.
04/24/2018
Junior Faculty Scholar Award recipients for 2018: De Schutter and Konkolewicz
bob-dom-combo.jpgMiami University Junior Faculty Scholar Awards have been presented to Bob De Schutter and Dominck Konkolewicz.
02/02/2018
Robert Applebaum to speak at Health Policy of Ohio (HPIO) forum
Applebaum-200x250.jpgAddressing the social drivers of healthy aging: Policy options to improve health and impact spending growth
05/10/2017
Mallory-Wilson Center Awards presented to Miami senior Reeti Pal and sociologist Jennifer Bulanda
The Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education is proud to present Miami senior Reeti Pal with the 2017 Ken and Joan Frankel Outstanding Premedical Student Award and Miami Sociology professor Dr. Jennifer Bulanda with the Mallory-Wilson Center Faculty/Staff Recognition Award. Reeti will be honored at a ceremony on May 12, while Dr. Bulanda received her award from Miami's seniors at the Graduating Prehealth Student Reception on April 20th
02/07/2017
Miami gerontology professor named OAGE Educator of the Year
Kate de Medeiros, associate professor of sociology and gerontology and the Robert H. and Nancy J. Blayney Professor of Gerontology, has been named Educator of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE).
01/04/2017
Miami's 3rd annual CIQS Day introduces STEM careers to area high school female students
Miami is hosting its 3rd annual Careers Involving Quantitative Skills (CIQS, pronounced "kicks") event, a day designed to encourage female high school students to pursue a career in STEM or in other fields that require good quantitative skills
10/06/2016
Dr. Wilson presents new research on gender, pilgrimage, and ritual suicide
pilgrim-ayyappan.jpgProfessor Liz Wilson examines anxieties about masculinity among male pilgrims to a Hindu shrine, as well as legal controversies over a Jain practice of fasting to death.