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Kimberly Hamlin receives NEH Public Scholar Award for Woman Citizen

August 15, 2017

Kimberly Hamlin, associate professor of history and global & intercultural studies, has been awarded with a prestigious Public Scholar Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her biography of suffragist Helen Hamilton Gardener, Woman Citizen

Roxanne Ornelas "water walks" to protect and promote our waterways

July 28, 2017

On Tuesday, August 1, associate professor of geography Roxanne Ornelas will join other Native American water walkers as they begin the Nibi Walk, a 2,341-mile-long spiritual journey down the Missouri River to raise awareness of issues threatening the nation's waterways …

Miami University joins commitment to advance workplace diversity and inclusion

July 25, 2017

Only one month after 175 CEOs came together to launch the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, more than 100 additional CEOs/presidents have taken the pledge, committing themselves and the organizations they lead to advance diversity and inclusion …

Wil Haygood to curate "Harlem Renaissance" exhibition

July 20, 2017

Wil Haygood, Boadway Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence in Miami University's department of media, journalism and film, has been named guest curator for the Columbus Museum of Art's upcoming exhibit, "I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100" …

Dedication of Ohio historical marker for Percy MacKaye and "The Poet's Shack"

June 19, 2017

An Ohio historical marker for Percy MacKaye — Miami's and America's first poet-in-residence — and "The Poet's Shack" will be dedicated at Miami University at 3:30 pm Wednesday, June 21 …

National Civil Rights Conference honors Miami

June 16, 2017

Miami University's Western College Alumnae Association and Ann Elizabeth Armstrong will receive 2017 Civil Rights and Social Justice awards from the National Civil Rights Conference …

New online courses in speech pathology and audiology help bridge the gap to a graduate degree

June 14, 2017

This summer, Miami's Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology is offering 5 special online courses to help prepare undergraduates for graduate coursework …

Humanities and social sciences make a strong showing at Miami's 2017 Undergraduate Research Forum

May 31, 2017

For many, the term "research" often connotes images of chemistry labs, biology specimens, and physics experiments — but students in the humanities and social sciences demonstrated the significance of their own research as well at Miami's annual Undergraduate Research Forum …

Immigration expert Sheila Croucher finds irony in latest statistics

May 25, 2017

In a recent U.S. News & World Report article on best places to retire, Miami University's Sheila Croucher commented on an irony occurring right before our eyes: The number of Mexicans migrating to the U.S. has decreased while the number of Americans immigrating to Mexico has increased …

Center for Digital Scholarship turns big ideas into digital realities

May 18, 2017

Launched in 2013, Miami's Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) bridges the chasm between big ideas and digital realities, offering the staff expertise, services and facilities to support, develop and enhance digital scholarship and research projects. By bringing faculty- and student-scholars together with librarians and technologists, CDS has rounded out a number of winning teams, supporting projects ranging from digital exhibits and e-books to storytelling apps, websites and digital archives …

Miami University students awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Grants

May 18, 2017

Several Miami University students have been selected to receive Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants for the 2018-2019 academic year …

Honors history major Jacob Bruggeman wins national History Scholar Award

May 9, 2017

Jacob Bruggeman, an honors sophomore double major in history and political science, was one of 15 students nationwide to receive a 2017 Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award …

2017 Commencement Speaker Daryl Baldwin and the Myaamia Center, with roots in College of Arts and Science, work to revitalize a once-dormant language

May 9, 2017

Daryl Baldwin, director of the Myaamia Center and esteemed language revivalist, has many to thank for the revitalization of Myaamia language and culture within his tribal community. Even in light of his recent achievements — including a MacArthur "Genius" Grant and being named the commencement speaker for Miami's graduating class of 2017 — Baldwin remains focused on both the community which he serves and the relationships that he's helped build over the years …

"Americans in Debt" course highlights the prevalence of an unfortunate aspect of American culture

May 9, 2017

This year, assistant professor Carolyn Hardin offered her AMS 205 - Introduction to American Cultures students a twist: they would examine how debt, in the form of credit cards, payday loans, mortgages, and student loans, became prevalent in American culture …

Outlook promising for 2017 Miami graduates; four years of surveys show Miami grads stay in high demand

May 3, 2017

Miami University will award 3,949 degrees Saturday, May 13, during a commencement ceremony that celebrates achievements and looks to the future. Miami's 2017 graduates have reason to be excited about their possibilities …

PayScale puts Miami's ROI at No. 1 in Ohio; Money magazine ranks Miami among top 25 in U.S.

April 24, 2017

Miami University is the No. 1 public university in Ohio by return on investment according to a just-released report by PayScale Inc. Using PayScale's data, Money magazine ranked "state schools most likely to pay off," naming Miami as one of its top 25 national public schools …

Twenty-three students earn President's Distinguished Service Award

April 24, 2017

Miami University President Gregory Crawford honored 23 students for their contributions to campus and the community through service and leadership …

Miami University Art Museum commemorates 100th anniversary of U.S. entry into WWI

April 20, 2017

On April 6, the Miami University Art Museum marked the one-hundredth anniversary of the United States' entrance into World War I with a lecture in association with one of the three current exhibitions. The museum, free and open to the public, displayed artifacts from the period, including letters, sheet music, sound recordings, and posters …

Miami's Institute for Food farm offers locally grown, fresh produce

April 18, 2017

Miami University's Institute for Food will showcase its farm by inviting Miami community members to join an inaugural Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project …

"Seeing the Racial Water": author Robin DiAngelo headlines the O'Hara Lecture

April 13, 2017

The 2017 Lloyd and Mary O'Hara Lecture, hosted by the Department of Political Science on April 5 in Shideler 152, presented speaker Robin DiAngelo, an academic, lecturer, and author in critical discourse analysis and whiteness studies …

Lost in translation: author Safia Elhillo addresses the refugee experience

April 4, 2017

On March 16, successful Sudanese American author and poet Safia Elhillo shared her insights and experiences as the first speaker in the Department of Global & Intercultural Studies' Spring 2017 lecture series, Refuge/Refugees