Scientific research at Miami University is unlocking mysteries into how wood frogs (Rana sylvatica) can freeze in winter - with their hearts not beating while frozen - then quickly resume normal life after thawing in the spring.
Bishop Circle and Laws Drive now are primarily pedestrian areas and only allow emergency vehicles, service vehicles and vehicles needing ADA access.
The new academic year will see innovations to recycling and waste management at Miami. All recyclables will now go all together in a single blue bin.
Joan Curp, 65, of Eaton, died Saturday, Aug. 17. She retired from Miami University in 2009 from her position as a student service technician in the office of the registrar. She worked at Miami for 22 years.
Clarence Kelly "Bud" or "C.K." Williamson, 89, former provost, dean and professor of microbiology at Miami, died Aug. 16.
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Stories about research on freeze-tolerant frogs by Jon Costanzo (biology), University Distinguished Professor of Zoology Richard Lee and graduate students quote Costanzo. (National Geographic, Science, Science News and Journal of Experimental Biology, Wednesday, Aug. 21)
Miami’s class of 2017 is its most talented and diverse. (Dayton Business Journal, WDTN Ch. 2, WHIO Ch. 7, Wednesday, Aug. 21)
Brief mention of Miami’s move-in day and convocation. (FOX19, Thursday, Aug. 22)
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Events: Oxford and Regionals
President David Hodge invites the Miami community to his annual address at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, in 1000 David R. Taylor Auditorium, Farmer School of Business.
Regional Welcome Socials
During Welcome Week, attend a Regional Welcome Social to help out-of-state students connect with others from "back home." As a volunteer, you will greet students and help facilitate conversations. Lunch or dinner will be provided for the first six faculty or staff members to sign up online to attend each social event.
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Daily e-Report returns
Miami's online e-newsletter for faculty and staff returns to its regular daily publication schedule Monday, Aug. 26.
Students paddle to class
Students in Jason Rech's summer geology course get ready for class by unzipping their tent doors and getting into their canoes. Learn more in a special Miami homepage feature.
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