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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.
03/03/2020
Why anthropology matters now: Dr. Augustín Fuentes gives the International Anthropology Day lecture
The Department of Anthropology presented its International Anthropology Day lecture on Thursday, February 27. University of Notre Dame professor Dr. Augustín Fuentes spoke about his experience as a bio-cultural anthropologist and the ways in which anthropology helps us understand human history and culture.
02/27/2020
John Rakovan receives 2019 Carnegie Mineralogical Award
Miami University mineralogist John Rakovan received the 2019 Carnegie Mineralogical Award in recognition of outstanding contributions in mineralogical preservation, conservation and education.
02/26/2020
Living Más: Julie Felss Masino '93, president of Taco Bell International, to headline the 2020 CAS Recognition Ceremony
Julie Felss Masino, President of Taco Bell International, will offer graduating seniors words of inspiration and encouragement as this year's featured speaker for the College of Arts and Science Recognition Ceremony on May 16, 2020.
02/24/2020
Planetary scientist and educator describes "tales of life and death" in her study of rocks from space
On February 17, Dr. Meenakshi Wadhwa, director of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, presented about the study of rocks from elsewhere in the solar system and how they provide insights into the origins and destruction of materials in our corner of the universe.
12/06/2019
Alumni Career Panel informs students on prospective careers in geology, geography, environmental science, and more
On November 11, the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES), the Department of Geography, and the Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science held the 4th annual Alumni Career Networking Event to provide current student majors insight and advice on preparing for life after they graduate from Miami.
12/05/2019
Realistic revitalization: Students help create a new vision for a historic Hamilton neighborhood
Radhames De Leon walks past Neal's Cafe in Hamilton's 2nd Ward.Standing at the corner of Fourth and Walnut streets, Radhames “Rady” De Leon surveys the old houses, small businesses and worn streets near the heart of Hamilton’s 2nd Ward. He leans against a crumbling ledge belonging to the former Neal’s Cafe.
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.
11/18/2019
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