More than a quarter of nursing homes surveyed in Ohio are "unsure" whether a previously convicted sex offender, or someone with a violent criminal background, resided within their facility, according to a report published by Miami University's Scripps Gerontology Center. Of the facilities surveyed, 7 percent indicate they had housed at least one resident with a sex offender or violent criminal background.
Funds from the Student Technology Fee are available to stimulate the development of innovative student-focused technology projects on the Oxford campus. A total of $525,000 is available and any student, faculty or staff member may apply for funding. The deadline for proposals is Monday, Feb. 13.
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Amid a slow recovery, most indicators point to steady improvement in Ohio's economy, but significant challenges remain. Quotes James Brock (economics).
Editorial by Brett Smith (director, Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Social Entrepreneurship) about social entrepreneurship and non-profit organizations.
An ad hoc faculty committee formed to investigate the possibility of establishing Miami University's regional campuses into a separate academic division received its charge from Provost Bobby Gempesaw. Quotes Perry Richardson (campus communication officer, Hamilton campus).
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Sara Butler, professor of art, will present "The Art of Dress: Women's Fashions at the Turn of the 20th Century" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Miami University Art Museum. Her talk is in conjunction with the exhibition series "Out of the Shadows: The Rise of Women in Art Part II."
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