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15th Annual Neuroscience Day comes to Miami on May 25

May 14, 2018

The Ohio Miami Valley Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (OMV-SfN) will host its 15th Annual Neuroscience Day, the premier scientific neuroscience meeting in the region, on the Oxford campus of Miami University on Friday, May 25, 2018 …

Nursing is a "people profession" and more men are signing up

May 10, 2018

Mark Ball, 42, of Oxford is back in school, pursuing what he always wanted to do — become a nurse. Now in his 3rd year of Miami University's bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program, he is proud to be part of the changing face of nursing …

Undergraduates conduct research projects for better health choices

May 3, 2018

Lamuel Bean wants to improve the health of communities. Katherine Rodriguez is influenced by her career goal of becoming a neonatologist. And Isabel Held's tragic loss of a friend motivated her to research the connection between neurology and behaviors. These three Miami undergraduates are all researching different aspects of alcohol addiction …

Miami Mock Trial wins National Championship

May 2, 2018

The Miami University James Lewis Family Mock Trial Program team won the 2018 American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 20-22, beating defending runner-up Yale University …

Two Miami students named Goldwater Scholars; one honorable mention

April 30, 2018

Two Miami University students have each received a Goldwater Scholarship for 2018-2019. They are among 211 students nationwide to receive the scholarship, the premier undergraduate award of its type in the fields of mathematics, natural science and engineering …

Spark Foundry CMO and Miami alum Scott Hess chosen as CAS commencement ceremony featured speaker

April 23, 2018

Scott Hess has been chosen as this year's featured speaker for the College of Arts and Sciences Recognition Ceremony on May 19. Today, Hess serves as the Chief Marketing Officer at Spark Foundry in Chicago, IL, one of the world's largest media agencies …

A news photo ignited Miami's Truman Scholarship recipient Sara Al-Zubi's passion for the health and well-being of refugees

April 12, 2018

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship honors the nation's future public servants and change agents, but Miami University's Sara Al-Zubi, a 2018 recipient, decided the future was too far away. She's making an impact now …

Miami University is one of the healthiest employers in Greater Cincinnati

April 11, 2018

Miami University has been selected by the Cincinnati Business Courier as a 2018 Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati finalist …

Expressing the Inexpressible Through Art Therapy

April 10, 2018

Pediatric medical art therapist Emily Allbery (Miami Class of 2012) works with patients and their families within a children's hospital …

Bearded Lady Project comes to Miami to boost the image of women in science

April 6, 2018

The scarcity of women in science project teams led to Dr. Ellen Currano's project, "The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science" …

Chemistry chair Michael Crowder's research accepted to high impact national journal

April 3, 2018

Michael Crowder, professor and chair of chemistry, has recently had his research article, "The Continuing Challenge of Metallo-b-Lactamase Inhibition: Mechanism Matters," accepted by Trends in Pharmacological Sciences

Pearson Hall: The upgraded home for Miami's biology, microbiology, zoology and botany students

March 28, 2018

As the headquarters for Miami's Departments of Biology and Microbiology, Pearson Hall is currently undergoing its first serious renovation in its 33-year history …

Best Kept Fitness Secrets of Miami's Musicians: Mind over Movement

March 26, 2018

In the class "Introduction to the Alexander Technique," music and theatre majors build awareness of their conscious and unconscious movements. As it is practiced today, the Alexander Technique can benefit not only musicians, but anyone who wants to move more deliberately and naturally …

HIVoices shares stories of those impacted by HIV

March 8, 2018

On March 1, Newport, Kentucky-based theatre group Falcon Takes Flight put on an on-campus performance of HIVoices, intended to raise awareness about HIV in the community …

Quanhong Qiu to receive alumni honor

March 7, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Quanhong "Cho" Qiu (Master of Gerontological Studies, Miami 2001) is the recipient of the 2018 Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award …

IES guest lecturer calls climate change the greatest opportunity for healthcare in the 21st century

February 26, 2018

On February 15, Miami's Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES) welcomed Gary Cohen, an environmental health advocate and president and co-founder of Health Care Without Harm, who addressed a over 100 students and faculty on climate change and the relationship with healthcare …

Miami among nation's best for return on investment, career prep

January 18, 2018

Miami University is among the nation's best colleges for academics, career preparation and affordability/financial aid, according to The Princeton Review. The university appears in the Princeton Review's 2018 edition of its annual guide, Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck

CIQS Day and Miami faculty empower young women to prepare for STEM fields

January 16, 2018

On Tuesday, January 9, the College of Arts and Science and the College of Education, Health and Society hosted the 4th annual CIQS (Careers Involving Quantitative Skills) Day for 72 young women from 5 regional high schools …

Dear World brings members of the Miami community together to share their stories

December 19, 2017

Dear World, a catalyst for starting conversations and uniting people from various backgrounds, was hosted by Miami's Performing Arts Series on December 7. The event prompts participants to ask themselves, "What story will you tell the world?" They then write their messages on their bodies for a portrait-style photo …

Grow-your-own bone a future goal for Miami researchers

December 8, 2017

Growing new bone in place of ones damaged by trauma or disease may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but an interdisciplinary team of Miami researchers is harnessing technology and medical innovations to bring the idea closer to reality …