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Miami students named Goldwater Scholar, Honorable Mention
Maeva Metz, a junior microbiology major and molecular biology minor from Brookfield, Conn., has received a Goldwater Scholarship. She is one of 260 students nationwide to receive the scholarship, the premier undergraduate award of its type in the fields of mathematics, natural science and engineering.
Stark lecture; Hyenas, humans and laughing gas - signatures of a microbial world
Dr. Thomas M. Schmidt, Center for Microbial Sciences, University of Michigan, will present the Orton K. Stark Lecture, "Hyenas, Humans and Laughing Gas - Signatures of a Microbial World" at 4:15 on Wednesday, April 22, in 112 Pearson Hall. This lecture will be suitable for diverse group of students and faculty.
Dr. Drew talks hookup culture, addictions at lecture
Dr. Drew Pinsky, a celebrity doctor known for his perspectives on sex, relationships, and addictions, spoke on Monday, February 16 at Hall Auditorium, as part of Miami University's Lecture Series.
Miami hosts first CIQS day to encourage women to participate in STEM fields
Local high school girls visited Miami University for a taste of science, creativity, and college life last Tuesday, as part of the first Careers Involving Quantitative Skills (CIQS, or "kicks") Day.
New Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education finds home in Pearson Hall
Current and prospective students can learn more about Miami University's pre-health programs at the new Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education, which opened in Pearson Hall this fall.
Overcoming Bacterial Resistance
Dr. John Cavanagh, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Molecular & Structural Biochemistry, and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering at North Carolina State University will present the inaugural J.K. Bhattacharjee Lecture in Microbiology, entitled "Overcoming Bacterial Resistance", at 4:15 pm on Wednesday, November 5, in 218 Pearson Hall.
Scripps hosts interactive symposium on developing sustainable volunteer programs
OMA utilizes hundreds of volunteers each year to support it's art-based program for people with dementia. Sara Peller, LCSW, Associate Executive Director of Programs at DOROT will share the organization’s strategies for developing a sustainable volunteer base and the organizational culture and structure needed to support a successful volunteer initiative. For the last three decades, DOROT has been an innovative leader in the field of aging services and volunteerism. DOROT manages over 7,000 volunteers who help address issues of social isolation and loneliness among older adults living at home.
An experiment in crowdfunding: Unlocking the secrets of the frog that can freeze
Andor Kiss is the first scientist at Miami University to use the science crowdfunding website “Experiment” to help fund discovery science.
Miami mourns loss of J.K. Bhattacharjee
Jnanendra K. (J.K.) Bhattacharjee, professor emeritus of microbiology at Miami University, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, in Oxford. He was 78.