11/06/2018
How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Hefner Museum presents its annual lecture Nov 15
For its annual popular lecture, the Hefner Museum of Natural History showcases "How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution." Lee Dugatkin, professor of biology and university scholar at The University of Louisville, will share his adventures documenting these fascinating experiments
11/01/2018
Anthropologist Jason De León describes the plight of migrants in the "Land of Open Graves" at the U.S.-Mexican border
Jason De León came to Miami on Oct. 18 to deliver the 2018 Faber Scholar Lecture in honor of International Archaeology Day, presented by the Department of Anthropology and University Honors Program
10/25/2018
Misinterpretation of Early Archaeology Led to Stories of Aliens and Witches
card-book-thumb.jpgDr. Jeb Card discusses his latest book, "Spooky Archaeology: Myth and Science of the Past"
10/16/2018
“Locate, excavate, and contextualize”: collaborative-community research in Indigenous communities
On October 1, Mindy Morgan presented a lecture, "Untangling the Web: Indigenous Linguistic and Cultural Knowledge and Americanist Anthropology," which explored the synthesis of her work from the last 20 years focusing on the opportunities and challenges of linguistic and cultural revitalization of Native American communities
10/11/2018
Explore the rich, sweet world of one of history’s most popular foods in "Chocolate: The Exhibition"
On Saturday, October 20, faculty and staff from Miami's College of Arts and Science (CAS) will host "Miami University Gallery Talks" at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) from 12 noon to 2 pm. They will give informal presentations, tours, and Q&A sessions to explore the chemistry of chocolate, how chocolate farming has changed ecosystems, the impact of chocolate on international politics over the centuries, and more
10/04/2018
Annual Discover the Sciences event breaks record in introducing prospective science majors to CAS
In an effort to attract more science-oriented prospective students from around the country, the College of Arts and Science (CAS) held its annual Discover the Sciences event, on Saturday, September 22
09/18/2018
Thinking about Thoreau: History professor Steven Conn addresses a summer audience of 1500 at New York's Chautauqua Institution
This summer, W. E. Smith Professor of History Steven Conn was invited as a Miami Faculty Fellow to the renowned Chautauqua Institution in southwestern New York state. There he gave a lecture following the theme of "Ethics of Dissent"
08/22/2018
Lunchtime talk: The Good Fight: One Family's Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in the Face of the Alzheimer's Pandemic
lunch-talk-niki-kapsambelis-200x250.jpgNiki Kapsambelis will give a talk at noon on Friday, September 14, in the Heritage Room of the Shriver Center. Her talk is titled The Good Fight: One Family's Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in the Face of the Alzheimer's Pandemic.
05/27/2018
With Experiential Learning Grants, students go places
In 2018, the Department of Comparative Religion awarded four students $4600 to help them pursue learning experiences from Topeka, Kansas, to Akko, Israel.