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Academic Excellence Groups Launching in September
After a successful pilot in the spring, the Rinella Learning Center and the office of residence life are launching five academic excellence groups this September.
Miami University to host 2020 National Civil Rights Conference
Miami faculty and students at the memorial to James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Philadephia, Mississippi. Miami presented an award to the church in a pre-conference event to the National Civil Rights Conference. The 10th annual National Civil Rights Conference will be at Miami University June 22-23, 2020.
AHEAD Award Goes to Miami Student
When she arrived on campus in 2015 for her first year at Miami, Megan Zahneis ‘19 had a positive first impression of disability services. She did not anticipate, however, that disability and advocacy would become such an integral part of her collegiate career. And she certainly had no idea that her work would lead to being nationally recognized in the field.
Required Diversity & Inclusion Module for Incoming Students
This year, all incoming first-year students will take the online Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) module prior to fall semester. The module, which was piloted to about 1,300 students in 2018-19, helps students learn about and develop skills related to identity, bias, privilege and oppression, the benefits of a diverse community, ally behavior, self-care, and inclusive spaces.
AccessMU event brings gaming fun to exam week
Global Accessibility Awareness Day was celebrated this year by exam-weary students armed with an XBox and adaptive controllers.
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.
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?
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.
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.