The results of a two-year program for ninth graders that involved a partnering of Miami University students and Talawanda High School teachers suggest that making time during the school day to work on the well-being of high school students is time well spent.
Miami University's "Walk With Me: Freedom Summer Interactive History Tours" will take place at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and at 3 p.m. Fridays through Oct. 16. The tours mark the 45th anniversary of Civil Rights movement events that took place in Oxford during June of 1964.
Miami University students of all majors, and especially those graduating by May 2010, will have an opportunity to explore job and internship opportunities with regional and national employers at Career Fair 2009, 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Millett Hall.
Procter & Gamble will host an information night for Miami University sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in summer camps, internships and full-time positions at the company.
"VoiceThread: Presentation including Assessment," a presentation about VoiceThread: An Armstrong Interactive Media Studies Institute (AIMS) project developed by Miami University's Center for Chemistry Education, will be held at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the Heritage Room of the Shriver Center.
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Boris Kagarlitsky, director of the Institute of Globalization and Social Movements in Moscow, will present "Russia Since the Fall of Communism" at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, in 204 Harrison Hall.
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Miami has reported more than 200 probable cases of the H1N1 flu virus on campus since classes started in August. Quotes Gail Walenga (student health services), Claire Wagner (news and public information) and Miami student Christina Cook.
Safety, health and emergency planning, updates on key school and city issues and future collaboration with Miami University Middletown are among the topics of discussion for a joint meeting of city, school and Miami Middletown officials.
Kelly Cowan (director, community partnerships) is quoted in stories about how an event at Middletown's Manchester Inn featuring French Master Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel could mark the start of a partnership between the city, the hotel, Miami University Middletown and Cincinnati State, where de Cavel teaches.
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