Most of Miami University's 3,220 first-year students will move to campus Thursday, Aug. 20. Staff and student volunteers, in addition to Miami President David Hodge and Mrs. Valerie Hodge, will be on hand as usual to greet, direct, sign-in and carry boxes for students and families.
As most of Miami University's 3,220 first-year students move into their residence halls Thursday (Aug. 20), their muscle-fatigued parents helping to cart in the books, clothes and computers might start longing for the days when students coming to college by horse or on foot brought only what they could carry in a satchel or a trunk, if they were fortunate enough to hitch a ride on a wagon.
The Miami University Art Museum honors Miami's 200th year by showcasing more than 200 objects from its permanent collection. Organized into five thematic topics, each exhibition offers a different conceptual framework and a mixture of time periods, places of origin, materials and techniques. "Ring of Truth" opens Thursday, Aug. 20, and "Compositions in Black and White" opens Thursday, Aug. 27.
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Miami Hamilton Downtown is making an impact socially and economically and City Council recently showed its support for the university venture by unanimously approving a measure last week that provides two hours of complimentary parking for patrons. Quotes Miami University Hamilton Dean Daniel Hall and Chele Dienno (director of marketing, Hamilton campus).
G.I Jobs magazine placed Miami and eight other area colleges on their "Military Friendly School" list for 2010. The ranking recognizes the school's military-friendly policies, efforts and results to recruit and retain military and veteran students.
In a feature on college scholarships, Chuck Knepfle (assistant provost/director of student financial assistance) reminds students of the single most important aspect of the entire application process - deadlines.
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