01/02/2018
P.K. Whelpton’s legacy inspires tomorrow’s experts in demography and aging
Bei-Wu-SPO-MiamiAge-11-6-2016-800x326.jpgWith the generosity of the Whelpton family, the P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture Series brings a nationally known scholar to Miami University each fall. This lecture, established in 1986, honors the memory of Pascal Whelpton who served from 1953-1963 as one of the early directors of what is now Scripps Gerontology Center. Whelpton’s contributions to the field of demography and the research center left a legacy.ect
05/14/2017
Congratulations May 2017 Graduates!!
2017-GTY-Grad-Graduatates-600x351.pngEight gerontology master's students and one doctoral student participated in Miami University Commencement Ceremonies on May 13, 2017. ...
04/12/2017
New online graduate certificate program to encourage innovative entrepreneurial solutions for rising aging challenges
Miami's new Social Entrepreneurship & Aging (SEA) Graduate Certificate, beginning in fall 2017, is set to explore a new set of challenges and market opportunities
05/01/2015
Charitable Words Supports Students
charitable-words-scholars_2015.jpgCharitable Words connects nonprofits with internships, advisors and resources to better their impact and best tell their stories. Charitable Words has been a valuable partner in education by sponsoring multiple scholarships each year for undergraduate students who work with older adults, especially at non-profits. This partnership has supported our students in gaining valuable experience and supported nonprofits doing important work.
04/27/2015
A Voice at the Table
miami-seal.jpgHere at Miami, we create an environment that ensures that gerontology graduate students have a voice in the classroom. Here's a look inside one of our graduate gerontology courses courses.
12/08/2014
Accepting applications for three $1,000 scholarships
Scholarships for undergraduate students are designed to connect students interested in humanitarian work with nonprofit organizations in Greater Cincinnati and around the globe.
07/07/2014
Gerontology PhD student describes his experience at Miami
Tony-Bardo_Feature-Pic.jpgAnthony Bardo is a third year Gerontology PhD student beginning his dissertation. Anthony describes his graduate experience in this brief interview.
07/01/2014
Miami Alum Works With Faculty to Publish Thesis In National Journal
A Miami faculty member and a Scripps Gerontology Center researcher collaborated with Anthony Williams BA ‘10 MGS ‘12 in publishing work based on his Master’s thesis in the Gerontologist, a national journal on aging research.
03/03/2014
Scripps welcomes artists engaging people with dementia
A group of artists gathered with students, Miami faculty, and Scripps researchers to consider how to measure the effectiveness of the arts on people with dementia.