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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
11/05/2018
Miami's Alexander Hamilton Society chapter hosts prestigious guest to discuss Russian cyber warfare and its influence on U.S. elections
On Monday, October 22, members of the Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) held an open debate featuring Vance Serchuk, executive director of the global investment firm KKR Global Institute, and Emily Channell-Justice, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies
11/01/2018
Anthropologist Jason De León describes the plight of migrants in the "Land of Open Graves" at the U.S.-Mexican border
Jason De León came to Miami on Oct. 18 to deliver the 2018 Faber Scholar Lecture in honor of International Archaeology Day, presented by the Department of Anthropology and University Honors Program
10/30/2018
Navarro and Katyal largely agree on state of Supreme Court and the future of American democracy
On Wednesday, October 17, students, faculty and community members gathered in Miami’s Harry T. Wilks Theater for a political debate discussing the current situation of the Supreme Court and the future of American democracy
10/24/2018
Former U.S. Representative Steve Driehaus returns to Miami
Steve Driehaus (‘88), former U.S. Representative for Ohio's 1st Congressional District, visited the Department of Political Science from October 1-4 as this year's Visiting Fellow in Public Leadership to give lectures and teach a 3-day short course on the legislative process
10/19/2018
Legal expert Benjamin Wittes gives 7th Annual Darrell West Lecture for the Dept of Political Science
Benjamin Wittes, a nationally renowned expert on legal and US national security policy and Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at Brookings Institution, came to Miami on Sept. 26 to give the 7th annual Darrell West Lecture in American Politics
10/16/2018
"Locate, excavate, and contextualize": collaborative-community research in Indigenous communities
On October 1, Mindy Morgan presented a lecture, "Untangling the Web: Indigenous Linguistic and Cultural Knowledge and Americanist Anthropology," which explored the synthesis of her work from the last 20 years focusing on the opportunities and challenges of linguistic and cultural revitalization of Native American communities
10/12/2018
Commitment to democracy and challenges to sovereignty in Lithuania
Many students, as well as university faculty and members of the Lithuanian Club, attended a September 26 lecture and luncheon with His Excellency Rolandas Kriš?i?nas, the Ambassador of Lithuania to the United States and Mexico
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