10/11/2017
Prominent biologist and insightful educator Sean B. Carroll headlines 43rd annual Hefner Lecture
This year's 43rd annual Hefner Lecture, scheduled for Wednesday, October 18 at Miami's Oxford campus, will feature Sean B. Carroll, an award-winning scientist, writer, educator, and executive producer. He will give an academic seminar and a popular lecture, both free and open to the public
10/09/2017
Perspectives on Paper: Understanding Its History, Culture and Art
On Wednesday, September 27, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese and the Office of Liberal Education co-sponsored a workshop for students called The History, Culture and Art of Paper
10/04/2017
CAS science programs reach through Ohio and beyond with Discover the Sciences
Miami has been hosting its annual Discover the Sciences event for prospective high school students and their families for roughly 10 years. This year was the event’s largest yet
09/13/2017
Can you dig it? Anthropology students visit Israel to practice archaeology techniques
For 4 weeks this summer, Megan Ashbrook, Sarah Kammer, Caroline Sausser, and Rachel Strohl got to experience first-hand what it is like to be an archaeologist. Miami sent the 4 undergraduate anthropology majors to Akko, Israel, where they participated in the Tel Akko Archaeological Field School
07/10/2017
Prof. Sidky's New Book Casts Fresh Light on Shamanism
sidky-book-thumb.jpgWhat can shamanism tell us about what it means to be human? That’s the central question of Dr. H Sidky’s new book, The Origins of Shamanism, Spirit Beliefs, and Religiosity: A Cognitive Anthropological Perspective.
05/31/2017
Humanities and social sciences make a strong showing at Miami's 2017 Undergraduate Research Forum
For many, the term "research" often connotes images of chemistry labs, biology specimens, and physics experiments -- but students in the humanities and social sciences demonstrated the significance of their own research as well at Miami's annual Undergraduate Research Forum
05/09/2017
2017 Commencement Speaker Daryl Baldwin and the Myaamia Center, with roots in College of Arts and Science, work to revitalize a once-dormant language
Daryl Baldwin, director of the Myaamia Center and esteemed language revivalist, has many to thank for the revitalization of Myaamia language and culture within his tribal community. Even in light of his recent achievements – including a MacArthur "Genius" Grant and being named the commencement speaker for Miami's graduating class of 2017 – Baldwin remains focused on both the community which he serves and the relationships that he's helped build over the years
05/05/2017
What Are the Best Ways to Teach Writing in Anthropology?
fellows-s17-thumb.jpgFour ATH faculty worked with the Howe Writing Center to develop strategies to teach writing in Anthropology.
04/25/2017
Ancient Artifacts Meet High Tech in Student Research
mcconahay-research-150x100.jpgAnthropology and Interactive Media Studies major Brandi McConahay (’17) completed three archaeology research projects in her senior year, using augmented reality, photogrammetry, digitalization and 3D printing.