12/11/2018
Miami students engage in a modern virtual dialogue with Latin American youth leaders
On a cold November 14 evening in Oxford, over 50 students were packed inside a classroom in Upham Hall to listen to current perspectives from students across Latin America. The virtual roundtable with simultaneous translation was entitled, "Challenges and Changes: Voices from Today's Latin American Youth"
12/07/2018
Sustainability in Practice: Students to present their environmental service learning projects for external clients
Sustainability isn't just a subject to study in Miami's Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) -- it derives meaning from practical application. In IES instructor Scott Johnston’s Sustainability in Practice class (IES 474), students work in teams to solve environmental issues and develop sustainable strategies for clients outside Miami
11/27/2018
Miami psychology alum talks about his path to becoming an entrepreneur
On Friday, November 9, alum Dr. Eric Nofzinger (1981) visited Miami to talk with psychology majors about his career path after graduating with a double major in psychology and chemistry
11/12/2018
Western Program announces its launch of Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation in fall 2019
On Saturday, October 27, Western College Program alumni, faculty, and current students all gathered for a special announcement: the launch of the new Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation, which in fall 2019 will introduce new programming to promote inquiry and action in addressing problems at the intersections of science and social impact
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
10/16/2018
Yoshi Tomoyasu's evo-devo lab: Behind the scenes
Behind the scenes in Yoshi Tomoyasu's evo-devo lab.
10/16/2018
Tomoyasu's research helps solve the centuries-old mystery of the origin of insect wings
Miami biologist Yoshi Tomoyasu uses evolutionary developmental biology to help solve centuries-old mystery of the origin of insect wings.
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
10/08/2018
Western Program allows Miami senior to create her own ecology studies minor
The Western Program at Miami University, via its individualized studies major and minor, gives students an opportunity to indulge in their passions and interests, deeper than traditional programs