It may not be the typical spring break, but Miami University students taking a service-learning trip March 5-9 plan to soak up more than sun as they work to make a difference.
Miami University faculty and staff with 15, 25 or 30 years of service were recently honored with a reception in the Marcum Conference Center.
The Learning Technologies Summer Institute (LTSI), now in its 14th year, assists faculty to integrate technology into the curriculum. The LTSI is scheduled for May 7-10, 2012. Continuing tenured, tenure-track, visiting, part-time Miami faculty and graduate teaching assistants can submit an application online by Monday, March 12.
Martin Keller, associate laboratory director of the energy and sciences directorate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), will present "An Integrated Biomass Strategy to Next Generation Biofuels and Materials" at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, in 116 Pearson Hall. His talk is the Distinguished Lecture in Microbiology.
Miami University welcomes Joan Steitz, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at the Yale University School, who will present two lectures: "Noncoding RNAs: with a Viral Twist" at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in 100 Hughes Laboratories and "Beyond Bias and Barriers: Prospects for Women in Science" at 4 p.m. Friday, March 2.
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Michael Kabbaz (enrollment management) is quoted in a story about a large number of students from local Columbus schools applying to OSU and Miami.
Robert Applebaum (Scripps) is quoted in an article about state plans to change the way it provides long-term care and other health services to 190,000 Ohioans eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.
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The first of four CELTUA FLING sessions, "Seeing is Believing/Believing is Seeing," will be held 9-10 a.m. Thursday, March 1, at the Miami University Art Museum. CELTUA FLING meets for four Thursdays in March: 1, 15, 22, and 29. Participants include faculty from a variety of disciplines and divisions. For more information, visit CELTUA FLING.
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