Diversity and Inclusion News

12/08/2017
New products support tribe students, promote university and tribe unity
heritage-clothes.jpgWithin a recently signed agreement between the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Miami University, a product line, the Myaamia Heritage Collection, has been created to celebrate the partnership and bolster awareness of its history.
12/07/2017
Oppression Still Persists in Schools. But Social Justice Teaching Can Help Break the Cycle
aronson-social-teaching1-180x120.jpgIt’s a basic cultural assumption in our society, that schools are intended to help students thrive, and that they function with students’ best interests at heart. But this assumption, especially in light of the challenges that so many schools face today, might not always hold true
11/13/2017
Miami's President Crawford a founding member of Presidents' Circle of CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion
Miami University President Gregory Crawford is participating in the full CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ group and with a newly formed group for higher education presidents.
10/19/2017
"Check Your Bl!nd Spots" Tour supports diversity and inclusion
blindspots.jpgMiami University will host the "Check Your Bl!nd Spots" campus tour from noon-4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, on Maple Street south of Shriver Center.
10/16/2017
Custody battles over transgender children stress a need for more knowledge and awareness
kate180x120.jpgAs issues surrounding trans and gender non-conforming individuals gain more and more attention on a national stage, many cultural conversations are being sparked on numerous fronts. Most prominently, perhaps, has been the ongoing and divisive debate surrounding the right to use public restrooms.
10/16/2017
Miami University and the Enduring Legacy of Freedom Summer
haygood.jpgAuthors and Miami alumni Wil Haygood and Jeff Pegues will hold a public conversation on race in America through the lens of Freedom Summer, a marker year in U.S. civil rights, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati.
10/05/2017
Create, connect, engage during Miami’s Inclusion Symposium
All members of the Miami community are invited to attend the first Inclusion Symposium 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, on the third floor of McGuffey Hall.
09/26/2017
Google hosts games in Benton Hall
google-games-all.JPGStudents competed in 10 "secret agent" challenges
09/25/2017
Race, Sexuality, and Lived Experiences Take Center Stage for New EHS Professor
callier180x120.jpgAs education continues to evolve in light of the vast cultural changes that now sweep across most of society, some colleges of education are pursuing avenues of study that are more relevant to the lives of increasingly diverse student populations.