One year into research about women's decision-making surrounding genetic testing for breast cancer, a Miami University professor and his students are encouraged about an online tutoring system.
The annual Human Rights and Social Justice program at Miami University, "A Call to Action," is a series of events Nov. 13-15 that help raise awareness about economic, social and cultural human rights violations locally and around the world. A special presentation on human trafficking and victim identification is organized by the Oxford League of Women Voters. Download a schedule and curriculum guide to events on the Oxford campus.
Human Rights and Social Justice Week at Miami's Middletown and Hamilton campuses will be observed by a series of events Nov. 14-16.
Martha Weber (Miami '72 MS '07) knows about legacy. She and members of her family share a long history with Miami University as students and employees. As newly appointed coordinator of undergraduate research, Weber welcomes the opportunity to champion Miami's longtime tradition of faculty mentoring students in research.
Oxford Empty Bowls, a benefit soup luncheon, will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Oxford United Methodist Church (14 N. Poplar Street). The event, now in its 10th year, has been increasingly successful in its effort to both heighten awareness of food insecurity in the Oxford area and to raise funds for the Oxford Community Choice Pantry - last year Empty Bowls raised more than $6,200 for the Pantry.
Members of the Miami University Campus Chapter for Habitat for Humanity and the fraternity and sorority community will gather with TriState Habitat for Humanity staff and volunteers for a kick-off ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. The ceremony will launch the "House that Students Built" with their first project, a Habitat home being constructed with the Bryant family in Oxford.
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A now-former Miami freshman who authored a flier about raping female students pleaded guilty Wednesday to a disorderly conduct charge. The case file was immediately sealed in Butler County Area I Court at the request of his attorney, keeping the teen's name secret. Quotes Claire Wagner (news and communications).
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Popular traveler Rick Steves will present "Europe Through the Back Door" Monday at Hall Auditorium.
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