Diversity and Inclusion News

Miami's Constitution Day Conference brings in nationally recognized scholars to provide modern context to the U.S. Constitution
On September 22, the Miami University Janus Forum, in partnership with the Jack Miller Center, presented the Constitution Day Conference in Armstrong Student Center
Domestic violence awareness events planned at Miami Regionals
Miami Regionals' Middletown campus will host a number of events in October to raise awareness about domestic violence. All events are free and open to the public.
Miami University Symphony Orchestra concert dedicated to Daniel Pearl World Music Days Oct. 7
The Miami University Symphony Orchestra, directed by Ricardo Averbach, celebrates its centennial season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in Hall Auditorium. 
A cultural reawakening: Myaamia ribbonwork connects tribe students with their ancestors
Ribbonwork is part of an ongoing cultural revitalization led by the Myaamia Center, a collaboration between the university and Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. (Myaamia is “Miami” in the Miami language.)
Miami's disability studies program ranks among nation's best
Great College Deals has ranked Miami University's disability studies program No. 9 in the nation. Miami offers a minor in disability studies.
Physical health tied to native language use
An academic review of research suggests a link between an indigenous community's language vitality and its members' health.
"Musical Crossroads": Tammy Kernodle's behind-the-scenes experience with the newest Smithsonian museum
When a museum chronicling the experiences of Africans in America was first conceptualized in 1915, few could have dreamed that an African-American man would be elected as president. For me, the opening of this museum is very personal as it represents my life coming full circle.
MacArthur "genius grant" awarded to Miami University's Daryl Baldwin
Daryl Baldwin, director of the Myaamia Center at Miami University and a leader in Native American language and cultural revitalization, has been named one of the 2016 MacArthur Fellows - recipients of the so-called "genius grants."
From Syria to Freedom Summer: diverse lineup of events next week highlights interdepartmental collaborations
A Freedom Summer app presentation, Syria at the Crossroads program, an oud (Arabian lute) recital and a discussion on "21st Century Lynchings?" are among diverse and collaborative events next week.