Diversity and Inclusion News

LSAMP Program at Miami receives its largest group yet of minority students pursuing the STEM fields
August 23 marked the end of Miami's third annual early arrival program for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), which is a federally funded initiative to promote engagement and success of minority students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields
Jacqueline Rioja-Velarde and Katherine Fowler-Cordova recognized by Ohio Latino Affairs Commission
Jacqueline Rioja-Velarde and Katherine Fowler-Cordova of Miami University will receive awards from the Ohio Latino Affairs Commission for outstanding achievements in professional and community service and for serving as role models for the Hispanic community in Ohio.
Human Rights and Social Justice Program: "Security, a permanent challenge for Latin America" Sept. 21
Luis Ferrer of the Universidad Central de Venezuela will present "Security: A permanent challenge for Latin America" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in 322 McGuffey Hall.
Unsung heroes recognized at Unity in the Community
Twenty-five members of the Miami University-Oxford-Butler County community were recognized at Miami's Unity in the Community event Sept. 14.
Knowing their tribal identity helps Native American students succeed
The four-year graduation rate for Native American students across the U.S. is 22.5 percent, but at Miami University, where Miami Tribe students learn the language and culture of their heritage in addition to their other curricular studies, 58 percent graduate in four years.
Celebrate the Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival Sept. 23
Miami University celebrates the 14th annual Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival Friday, Sept. 23, at the Uptown Parks in Oxford. The festival runs 5:30-9 p.m. and is free and open to all.
Film Viewing and Meet the Filmmaker
Four Women. Different Cultures. New York City
Celebrate Constitution Day with a variety of events on Oxford and Regionals campuses
Miami's Oxford and Regionals campuses will host a variety of events that celebrate Constitution Day.
Join the fun at the third annual Chinese Festival Sept. 16
The third annual Chinese Festival, hosted by the Confucius Institute at Miami University, will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Cook Field.