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06/03/2019
Offenburger Frontiers in the Gilded Age
This book begins in an era when romantic notions of American frontiering overlapped with Gilded Age extractive capitalism. In the late nineteenth century, the U.S.-Mexican borderlands constituted one stop of many where Americans chased capitalist dreams beyond the United States.
05/30/2019
Honoring Miami "roots and wings": Rebecca Messina '94 addresses nearly 1700 bachelor's and master's graduates at annual CAS spring recognition ceremony
On May 18, the College of Arts and Science, highlighted by speeches by Rebecca Messina '94 and Jacob Bruggeman '19, celebrated the achievement of 1521 bachelors and 176 masters graduates at the 2019 Recognition Ceremony
05/23/2019
Nobel Prize winner speaks of the power of truth in the shadow of a dictatorship
On April 23, the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies welcomed 2009 Nobel Prize winner Herta Müller for its annual lecture event. Müller's literature, described as depicting an individual's vulnerability under oppression and persecution, is rooted in her experiences in Romania as a German-speaking ethnic minority
05/21/2019
Kaylie Schunk
My Honor's Thesis examines the understandings of nation and identity of the Myaamia (Miami) and the early U.S. Federal Government following British expansion into this region after the Seven Years' War.
05/17/2019
New majors, a new department, approved by Miami trustees
Miami University trustees at their May 17 meeting approved the establishment of two bachelor of arts degrees — one with a major in data analytics and one with a major in organizational leadership — both in the College of Arts and Science.
05/09/2019
Steven Conn credits immigration for larger U.S. city success
Journal-News.com, May 7 (subscription may be required)
05/08/2019
Thurston-AHA-member-spotlight
I can quickly transport myself to another world and time; it is good to get in another place sometimes. History has gotten me around to many parts of the globe..
05/08/2019
Uber CMO Rebecca Messina, 2019 CAS Commencement Speaker, shares her path to success along with favorite Miami memories
The 2019 College of Arts and Science commencement speaker is Rebecca Messina, Global Chief Marketing Officer of Uber. Messina graduated from Miami in 1994 with a BA in Spanish and Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs
04/11/2019
Eight Miamians (students, a faculty member and alumni) offered Fulbright awards to conduct research or teach overseas
Six Miamians have been offered 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants. In addition, faculty member Tani Sebro has been offered a Fulbright Scholar award to study migrants returning to Myanmar from Thailand. She's pictured here doing interviews in a refugee camp in Thailand in 2017.Eight Miamians (students, a faculty member and alumni) have been offered Fulbright awards to conduct research or teach overseas