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04/16/2021
Students learn about building their own sustainable microhabitat with Nature in Your Yard
On April 1, Nature in Your Yard, an online event sponsored by the Western Program and the Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation, offered students a discussion on how providing habitat for wildlife in our home landscapes can help us live in balance with nature.
04/08/2021
Nursing students stand ready as part of Miami's vaccination effort
Nursing students register faculty and staff for the COVID-19 vaccine.As Miamians roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines, nearly 167 nursing students stand ready to help.
04/07/2021
Clinical Health Sciences and Wellness facility will enhance the collaborations that define Miami
Looking towards Campus Avenue (bird's-eye view from Phillips Hall), the Clinics wing is at left (south), adjacent to the South Parking Garage; the Academic wing is at right (north) facing Nellie Craig Walker Hall. The Clinical Health Sciences and Wellness (CHSW) facility will comprise three wings connected by a wellness ribbon, the main corridor connecting three academic programs, including a new masters of medical science/physician associate studies program, and three clinics.
03/31/2021
Valuing Water MiniConference educates the public on importance of clean water
On March 19, the Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation sponsored and organized the four-session half-day Valuing Water MiniConference: An Environmental and Sociocultural Exploration of Water. A service project on March 20 also took place at Four Mile Creek Restoration with Three Valley Conservation Trust. 
03/11/2021
Ohio officials to share insight on the pandemic's impact on health equity and social justice
The Center for American and World Cultures, through its Robert E. Strippel Memorial Fund, has organized an online panel series beginning on Tuesday, March 16 to discuss the disproportionate impacts of Covid-19 in underrepresented communities.
02/04/2021
New professional communication course kickstarts student exposure to work in healthcare
Spring 2021 saw the introduction of a new pilot course constructed and taught by professor of English Heidi McKee, ENG 310B: Professional Writing for Healthcare. The course offers students a curriculum focused on practicing tasks healthcare professionals complete every day
10/30/2020
Psychology students push forward their research despite the pandemic to present at a major national conference
Two undergraduate psychology students, who since last May have been working in professor of psychology Christopher Wolfe's Medical Decision Making lab, have been selected to present their research at the 50th annual meeting of the Society for Computation in Psychology on November 19. Three other Miami undergraduate and a graduate student are co-authors on a third presentation.
10/16/2020
The 2020 Hefner Lecture presents "How Your Observations Can Lead to Amazing Discoveries" with ecologists from the online nature app iNaturalist
Miami's Hefner Museum of Natural History will hold its 46th Annual Hefner Lecture online on Wednesday, October 21 at 6:30 pm. It will feature ecologists Michael P. Moore and Carrie Seltzer, who will address the topic, "From Evolving Dragonflies to Invading Lanternflies: How Your Observations Can Lead to Amazing Discoveries."
10/07/2020
Miami's public health program engineers a new contact tracing program for Butler County to fight COVID-19
Early this summer, after the COVID-19 pandemic had already swept across the country and shut down college campuses and businesses around the world, Miami's public health program began to put together a plan to help track the virus's rampant spread throughout the local community.