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09/22/2016
"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.
09/22/2016
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."
09/21/2016
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.
09/20/2016
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
09/19/2016
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.
09/19/2016
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.
09/16/2016
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.
09/15/2016
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.
09/15/2016
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.