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07/10/2020
Psychology department chair discusses the connection between pets and wellness on latest Stats and Stories podcast
Miami's long-running Stats and Stories podcast, now in its 8th year, recently interviewed University Distinguished Professor and chair of psychology Allen McConnell about his research on the well-being benefits of socially constructed relationships with family and pets.
07/05/2020
New Social Justice Studies study away program delivers service and experiential learning for students
Department of Sociology and Gerontology chair Stephen Lippmann and visiting instructor of sociology, social justice studies, and journalism Mark Curnutte have created a service-based experiential learning program designed to give students an in-depth experience to build on the course content they learn during class.
05/18/2020
The Trees of Miami
Hefner Museum FYRE students were awarded a grant from M.I.A.M.I WOMEN Giving Circle to update and revitalize the Tree Walk.Ultimately, they aim to make Miami’s living tree collection an aesthetic and intellectual asset of value to everyone on and off campus.
05/15/2020
Preaching Goes Viral: COVID-19 prompts students to collaborate on a religious response initiative
When classes transitioned online at Miami University in March as a result of COVID-19, Hillel Gray, an assistant teaching professor in the Department of Comparative Religion, initiated a special research initiative called Preaching Goes Viral. Students from his REL 101-Introduction to Religion and REL 286-Global Jewish Civilization classes began compiling and analyzing data to understand the religious responses to the pandemic.
05/08/2020
CAS Faculty Tenure and Promotions
The College of Arts and Science proudly announces faculty who have received tenure and/or promotions this spring.
04/14/2020
Environmental Science Masters students collaborate with the city of Oxford in global climate and energy commitment
Last year on September 3, Oxford's City Council voted to sign the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy commitment, which aims to measure, track and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions locally. This commitment is a collaboration between the City of Oxford and Miami University’s Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES).
04/03/2020
CAS faculty adapt to new challenges offering immersive online instruction to students during the pandemic
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing unprecedented levels of change and disruption across the globe, Miami faculty have had to quickly shift their classes online and find new and creative ways to keep their students engaged.
03/17/2020
Faculty and students research the return of beavers to the Midwest and Miami's campus
Bartosz Grudzinski, professor of geography and fluvial geomorphologist, has been collaborating with graduate and undergraduate students to research the return of beavers to Ohio and their impact on the environment and local water quality.
03/13/2020
Environmental activist Peggy Shepard shares how to address climate change in a just and equitable manner
On March 5, Peggy Shepard, co-founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, gave a talk entitled "Climate Justice: Addressing Climate Change in a Just and Equitable Manner," where she presented ways on how to address climate change impartially.