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06/20/2019
Miami honors Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with Freedom Summer of '64 Award
Pictured above (l-r) are: First Row: Ronald Scott; James W. Dye, Pastor Mt. Zion United Methodist Church; Ty'ron Little. Second row: Michael Hakes-Rodriguez; David Sickey, Tribal Chairman, Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana; Randi Thomas. Third row: Briana Porter and Lauren Poythress. Fourth row: Hannah Specogna; James A. Young, Mayor of Philadelphia, Mississippi; and Jannie Kamara.Representatives of Miami University traveled this week to Mississippi to present the Freedom Summer of ’64 Award to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Mississippi.
06/06/2019
Diversifying Psychology: Miami initiative draws national candidates to Oxford
When it comes to diverse representation in the field of psychology, who has a seat at the table?
05/31/2019
Freedom Summer of ’64 Award presented to historic Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
Fifty-five years after three Freedom Summer volunteers left Oxford, Ohio, to investigate an arson at the historic Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Mississippi, and then disappeared, Miami University will present the church with the Freedom Summer of ’64 Award.
05/23/2019
Prasidh Arora perseveres to become "the engineer I've always wanted to be"
Prasidh Arora, a senior computer engineering major at Miami University, said his journey in the past two years has been a roller coaster ride filled with exhilarating highs and frightening lows. The experience has made him more resilient. Senior Prasidh Arora took a leap of faith when he chose Miami University nearly 9,000 miles away from home. The only thing he knew about it was from a website and some Google images.
04/25/2019
Pilot program uses constructive conflict to shape students’ global view
A group of Miami students meet to participate in a Voices of Discovery: Intergroup Dialogue session.Rule number one: Confidentiality. What is shared will stay here and only what is learned will leave here.
04/24/2019
All for one and access for all at the Accessible Technology Symposium
Accessibility matters, and the 2019 Access for All: Accessible Technology Symposium successfully demonstrated that fact.
04/22/2019
Coming together: Basses, bases, strings and skates
The Miami University Symphony Orchestra and Miami’s championship athletic teams are getting to know each other better this spring.
04/15/2019
Armstrong Student Center Home to New Barber Shop
A new barber shop and nail salon in the Armstrong Student Center East Wing aims to reach all Miami students.
04/09/2019
Miami honors those who promote diversity and inclusion
Members of Miami's faculty and staff were honored for their work in diversity and inclusion initiatives.Faculty and staff members who embrace diversity and inclusion in their positions and across campus were honored with the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Award at a ceremony this spring.