Among public doctoral institutions nationwide, Miami University had the second highest rate of undergraduate student participation in study abroad programs, with 41 percent (1,541) of students studying abroad by the time of graduation. This, according to the just released Open Doors 2011 report by the Institute of International Education, which covers the academic year 2009-2010.
John Weigand, professor and chair of Miami University's architecture and interior design department, was named one of 25 Most Admired Educators of 2012 by DesignIntelligence, a bi-monthly report from the Design Futures Council.
Miami University seniors Maggie Benson, Alan Oakes and Justin Willard were named three of 12 finalists in the international PAVE the Way 3D Design Challenge competition. Benson is majoring in interior design and Oakes and Willard are majoring in architecture.
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Two stories about graduation rates include that Miami fares best among Ohio public institutions with a four-year graduation rate of 71 percent, placing it in the top 10 for graduation rate among public colleges and universities nationwide, and that the graduation rate for Miami athletes far exceeds the national average.
Bob Applebaum (Scripps) is quoted in two stories about nursing homes. View the second article online.
Three Miami students who helped a police officer in trouble will receive a community service award.
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Events: Oxford and Regionals
Human trafficking hits close to home, as Toledo is ranked as one of the country's top human trafficking markets. A presentation and panel, "Mapping Human Trafficking: In Ohio and the World" will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Shriver Center multipurpose rooms. For more information, download a schedule of events.
The Trumpet Ensemble, directed by James Olcott, will perform today at 8 p.m. in Hall Auditorium. The free concert will feature styles from ancient to modern, in original and arranged compositions for four and more trumpets.
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