Events

Convocation: Wil Haygood's Tigerland

August 24; 9 - 10 am

Described as "one of our most accomplished alumni," Wil Haygood ('76) will debut his latest book, Tigerland: 1968-1969 A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing, at Convocation. Miami's Class of 2022 will be the first in the world to receive copies of the book due to a special arrangement with the publisher for an early delivery …

Fall Classes Begin

August 27

Women's Equality Day

August 29; 10 am - 2 pm

The Women*s Center partners with the League of Women Voters of Oxford to celebrate Women's Equality Day. This voter education and registration event features information on voting rights and issues with particular focus on women …

"Politics and Propaganda in Russia"

August 29; 4:30 - 6 pm

The Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies will be sponsoring events throughout the Fall semester on the theme of Truth and Power. This symposium will introduce that theme through a short program featuring Stephen Norris, professor of history and director of the Havighurst Center, and Hannah Chapman, assistant professor of political science …

"Graphic Witness: Evidence and Testimony in the #MeToo Movement"

August 30; 5 - 7 pm

Guest speaker Leigh Gilmore's articles on life writing, feminist theory, law, trauma, testimony, and graphic narrative appear in SIGNS, Feminist Studies, Women's Studies Quarterly, Biography, Profession, and Law & Literature, among others, and in numerous collections. She is Distinguished Visiting Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Wellesley College …

How Do I Study Abroad?

August 30; 6 - 7 pm

Come learn the basics of the study abroad process today …

Labor Day

September 3

Legend No. 17 (film)

September 4; 4:30 - 7 pm

The Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies will be sponsoring events throughout the Fall semester on the theme of Truth and Power. Legend No. 17 is a 2013 Russian biographical sports film (dir. Nikolai Lebedev) based on real events and tells of the rise to fame of the Soviet hockey player Valeri Kharlamov and about the first match of the Summit Series USSR — Canada 1972 …

Gilman Scholarship Information Session

September 6; 12 - 1 pm

The Gilman International Scholarship can provide up to $5000 to support Pell Grant recipients who study abroad. Join Global Initiatives at this information session to learn more about eligibility and the application process …

"Kompromat: How Russia Undermined American Democracy"

September 10; 4 - 5:30 pm

Jeff Pegues, a 1992 Miami graduate and the chief justice and homeland security correspondent for CBS News, returns to campus to talk about his just-out and timely second book, Kompromat: How Russia Undermined American Democracy

Miracle (film)

September 11; 4:30 - 7 pm

The Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies will be sponsoring events throughout the Fall semester on the theme of Truth and Power. Starring Kurt Russell, Miracle is a 2004 American sports docudrama about the United States men's hockey team, led by head coach Herb Brooks, that won the gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics …

Diversity & Inclusion Networking Pre Event

September 11; 6 - 7 pm

This program 1s designed to help students prepare for the networking event before the fall career fair. During this event, we partner with an employer who provides insight to what to expect during a networking event from a company's/recruiter's perspective …

Career Fair Basics

September 12; 3 - 4 pm

Stop by Armstrong 0045 for Career Fair guidance, led by the Center for Career Exploration & Success' Career Assistants …

Paths to Research in the Humanities

September 12; 5 - 6 pm

Each year the Humanities Center offers a talk to undergraduate humanities majors interested in research. Whether these students are coming with research projects in mind, or are simply curious about how academic research works, The Path to Research in the Humanities will introduce students to the benefits and purpose of research in the humanities and connect students with resources to get their projects started …

Careers in Government, Law and Non-profit Panel

September 12; 5:30 - 7:30 pm

The Career Exploration Series invites Miami alumni and various employers to campus to share their insights and professional journeys. The panelists will speak to the skills and experiences they are looking for in their interns and employees. Regardless of your major, these panels will provide you with an understanding of viable career options and valuable networking opportunities …

All Majors Mock Interview Event

September 13; 9 am - 5 pm

Interviewing is a skill improved through practice. Gain real-world interviewing experience by practicing with a seasoned professional. You must sign up on our website in Handshake …

GRAMELAC Open House

September 13; 4:30 - 6 pm

Are you interested in an East Asian Languages and Cultures major with a concentration in China or Japan? How about a German major or a& Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies major? This is your chance to speak one-on-one with the Chief Departmental Advisors for the above mentioned majors …

Career Fair

September 19; 1 - 5 pm

Learn more on the Fall Career Fair Student Information page …

"Reporting on Russia"

September 20; 4:30 - 6:30 pm

The Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies will be sponsoring events throughout the Fall semester on the theme of Truth and Power. Meduza is a Riga-based online newspaper and news aggregator, which launched an English version in February 2015. Anna Veduta, Global Outreach Director for Meduza's English version, and former press secretary for Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, will speak on the role of journalists and reporting on Russia …