Diversity and Inclusion News

01/12/2017
ACE Program, with over 300 new students last fall, maintains its strong campus presence into the new year
Miami's American Culture and English (ACE) Program targets those students from foreign countries, mainly China, whose high school transcript, extracurriculars, and interests are on par with other Miami students but need to boost their English language proficiency to excel in regular Miami courses
01/09/2017
Communitywide celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16
mlk-poster.jpgA communitywide celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at the Shriver Center Dolibois Room.
01/04/2017
Miami's 3rd annual CIQS Day introduces STEM careers to area high school female students
Miami is hosting its 3rd annual Careers Involving Quantitative Skills (CIQS, pronounced "kicks") event, a day designed to encourage female high school students to pursue a career in STEM or in other fields that require good quantitative skills
01/03/2017
Miami students immerse themselves in unique programs this January term
Miami's 4th annual Winter Term, which began this week, offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of different immersive study abroad and study away programs, including some on campus and online
12/21/2016
"What the L?": CAS faculty from diverse fields provide insight into their latest language research
During the fall 2016 semester, Miami faculty from three different CAS departments presented previews of their current language research projects for the "What the L?" series of lectures, which was held in October, November, and December and covered different related topics
12/20/2016
Artists as Activists book features Miami Art faculty
art-activists.jpgA book entitled "Greater Cincinnati Artists as Activists" features Department of Art faculty as part of 50 local artists who use their art as a vehicle for change in bettering the world.
12/15/2016
Human Rights and Social Justice Film Festival one of the highlights of International Education Week at Miami
In observance of International Education Week this past November, Miami's Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC) collaborated with the Center for American and World Cultures (CAWC) and Global Initiatives to host a number of events and activities
12/08/2016
“What makes life good for older people makes life good for everybody”
Akron Beacon Journal article highlights the positive impact of a growing aging population. “What makes life good for older people makes life good for everybody,” said Suzanne Kunkel, Executive Director at the Scripps Gerontology Center and Professor of Sociology and gerontology at Miami University in Oxford. “That’s a really important message.”
12/01/2016
David Serlin addresses the intersection of medicine and the humanities for Altman Program Lecture
On Thursday, November 10, David Serlin, an associate professor of communication at UC San Diego, visited Miami to give a lecture, "Designs for Living: Rethinking the Medical Model of Disability through Architecture," as part of the 2016-17 Altman Program in the Humanities