Diversity and Inclusion News

04/09/2018
Worldwide book debut is a highlight of Miami Convocation
tigerland-bookjacket.jpgA worldwide exclusive awaits Miami University freshmen in the start of their college careers next fall: They will be the first to receive copies of the highly anticipated Wil Haygood book, TIGERLAND: The Miracle on East Broad Street.
04/05/2018
Five ways physics students and faculty help create community
physics-sps-picnic.jpgThrough student-led organizations and mentoring, faculty research on gender bias and stereotypes in physics, and other projects, Miami's physics department works to support undergraduate success.
03/30/2018
Gaining cultural understanding: Chinese students take the stage
muchinese10-250.jpgInformation Services Diversity Committee and Ms. Chen Zhao of the Confucius Institute joined forces for a diversity event.
03/15/2018
Esther Maria Claros Berlioz and Jaymee Lewis-Flenaugh receive Distinguished Women of Color Award
global-sisterhood-group.jpgEsther Maria Claros Berlioz and Jaymee Lewis-Flenaugh — both doctoral students in the department of educational leadership — are the recipients of the Jennie Elder Suel Distinguished Woman of Color Award for 2018.
03/08/2018
U.S. Rep. John Lewis to receive Freedom Summer of ’64 award recognizing lifetime of civil rights work
Rep.JohnLewis.jpgU.S. Representative and civil rights icon John Lewis of Georgia, a leader in the 1964 Freedom Summer voter registration of black residents in the South, will receive Miami University's Freedom Summer of '64 Award Monday, March 19.
03/01/2018
Diversity Week 2018: Keynote speaker Damon Williams, multicultural arts events and more
damon-williams-200x200.jpgMiami's Diversity Affairs Council presents Diversity Week 2018 that includes a number of events.
03/01/2018
Western College at Miami declared a Freedom Station
freedom-station-plaque.jpgOxford’s former Western College for Women, a significant site for civil rights efforts in the 1960s, has been designated a Freedom Station by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
02/15/2018
History's Lost and Found: The Story of Jerry Williams
williams-library.jpgWithin a yellowed manila folder, filed amongst the endless rows of vertical files and tidy blue boxes containing Miami University's history, waited a heart-wrenching story in need of a voice.