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12/04/2019
Jill Korach honored for global impact in environmental education
For her work in 16 countries, Miami University’s Jill Korach received the 2019 award for Outstanding Service to Environmental Education by the North American Association for Environmental Education.
11/27/2019
Zoologist Kay Holekamp gives enlightening insight into hyenas for the 45th annual Hefner Lecture
Kay Holekamp, director of Michigan State University's interdisciplinary program in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology & Behavior, was invited to Miami to discuss her work with hyenas in honor of The Hefner Museum of Natural History's 45th annual lecture. The presentation, "A Hyena’s Tale" was held in Benton Hall on November 7.
11/22/2019
"An Intro to Analyzing Network Data" prepares students for exploring information from social media connections
Miami's Department of Statistics, as part of its 10th year anniversary conference, hosted "An Intro to Analyzing Network Data," a content/career networking workshop, instructed by Miami 2017 alumna Heather Mathews. More than 50 students, alumni, and faculty members from the department and other disciplines sat themselves in the Shriver Center John Dolibois Room to learn about analyzing network data
11/18/2019
Zero Waste Oxford: Student organization fights local pollution and promotes sustainability
An organization founded by Miami students has become increasingly influential in combating the effects of climate change on campus. Zero Waste Oxford is focused on the idea of zero waste living, a lifestyle that minimizes individual pollution, members believe this is one of the best ways humanity can take concrete steps towards fixing climate change
10/29/2019
Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1: 140 presentations, posters and art displays
Graduate students from all divisions will present more than 140 oral sessions, poster presentations and art displays at the Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1.
10/22/2019
Premedical students offer advice about preparing for med school
On October 1, the Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education (MWCHE) hosted a student panel as part of Health Careers Week 2019. Eight senior students co-majoring in premedical studies came together to share their advice and experiences preparing for medical school
10/17/2019
Students from around the country conduct research at Miami
Miami sophomore zoology major Ty Cooley searches for amphibians at Shaker Trace Wetlands in Harrison, OhioThey ventured from Iowa, North Carolina, Puerto Rico and other communities to study at Miami University during the summer as part of the NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.
10/15/2019
25 years of ecosystem research on Acton Lake supported by NSF
Long-term research on Acton Lake has involved more than 100  students over the past 25 years. Left to right:  Kevin Lash ('16, M.S. '18)  and doctoral student Tanner Williamson in 2015;  Jessica Gephart (Miami '11) and Claire Meikle ('14) in 2011; and Williamson, Tessa Farthing , graduate student, Izzy Aristizabal, senior, and  Claire Stock, junior, in 2019. The NSF Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) grant provides $634,999 over the next five years. It is the only LTREB project currently funded in Ohio.
10/14/2019
Miami/CAS and Cincinnati Museum Center to present "Art, Nature and You!"
On October 19 from noon to 2pm, professors from Miami University's College of Arts and Science will return to Cincinnati Museum Center for their ever-popular interactive gallery talks. This time, their goal will be to highlight the intersection of art and science in the natural world