Diversity and Inclusion News

08/10/2018
Class of 2022 will learn about civil rights during Convocation
tigerland-bookcover.jpegAbout 5,000 incoming first-year students at Miami University will be the first to receive a new book from the bestselling author and alumnus Wil Haygood Aug. 24. This exclusive release is part of Convocation 2018 as Miami begins fall semester.
08/08/2018
Myaamia Center receives NEH grant to continue indigenous language revitalization
breath-of-life-dc.jpgA $311,641 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will expand the work of Miami University's Myaamia Center on revitalizing indigenous languages.
07/26/2018
Sign up now to be a facilitator for Convocation 2018
wil-haygood.jpgYes. You can still sign up to be a facilitator during Convocation 2018. Be among the first to get Wil Haygood’s new book in this Miami debut.
07/17/2018
In Whose Honor?: Diversity and inclusion in the post-Redskin era
filmfest-thumb.jpgDocumentary and discussion rounded out this great IT Diversity event.
07/11/2018
Miami University ranks 47th in the U.S. among the Most LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges in 2018
lgbtq-friendly-badge.jpgMiami University ranks 47th in the U.S. on a list of the Most LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges in 2018 by Affordable Colleges Online
06/27/2018
President Gregory Crawford on universities leading the way on diversity
Huffington Post.com, June 20 (subscription may be required)
06/21/2018
Krystina Hird, Matt Morris named 2018-2019 Beckman Scholars
beckman-combo.jpgSenior biochemistry majors Krystina Hird and Matt Morris have both been selected as Beckman Scholars for 2018-2019.
05/17/2018
Miami honors alumni who served in the military with new tribute memorial
miami-memorial-update.jpgMiami University has begun prepping a site between Wells Hall and the Campus Avenue building to construct its Alumni Veterans Tribute Memorial. The memorial will honor alumni who have served and are currently serving in the armed forces.
05/10/2018
Nursing is a “people profession” and more men are signing up
nursing-story-banner.jpgTwenty years ago, Mark Ball considered going into nursing but ended up changing his mind because of what he perceived as a gender stereotype. Instead, he got a job driving heavy equipment. “I was good at it, it was good money, but I hated it,” said Ball, 42, of Oxford. “There were no people interactions.” With his kids now teenagers, Ball is back in school, pursuing what he always wanted to do — become a nurse.