8-23-18 Opening Message to Division
Welcome to start of academic year, reminder about participation in Convocation, Good news items from the summer, University Senate meeting and new leadership, and commitment to open, timely communications and list of provost goals for coming year.
Tech Fee competitive proposal period now open
tech-fee-logo-thumb.jpegAgain this year, a total of $525,000 in tech fee funding is available for innovative or significant ideas that clearly benefit students. The competitive proposal timeline has changed this year to a fall review period, and as such the deadline to submit proposals for 2018-2019 awards is October 12.
What's new at Miami for fall 2018?
presidents-hall-1.jpgAmong the new things at Miami for fall 2018 are new places for students to attend class, do research, live, shop and eat.
Lunchtime talk: The Good Fight: One Family's Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in the Face of the Alzheimer's Pandemic
lunch-talk-niki-kapsambelis-200x250.jpgNiki Kapsambelis will give a talk at noon on Friday, September 14, in the Heritage Room of the Shriver Center. Her talk is titled The Good Fight: One Family's Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in the Face of the Alzheimer's Pandemic.
It's Fall Time for Fitness 4 Life
hm-badge-200x200.jpgFitness 4 Life Fall schedule begins August 27th.
Featuring new airy, wide spaces, Phase 1 of Pearson Hall renovation comes to a close
Biological science majors returning to campus this fall are in for a pleasant surprise: the ongoing renovation of Pearson Hall has finally borne fruit. Beautiful new open study spaces, classrooms, and labs throughout the first, second, and third floors of the building have been freshly completed for interdisciplinary, collaborative use
Brooke Humfeld on being named as interim director for Miami marching band
WHIO.com and My Dayton Daily News.com, Aug. 20 (subscriptions may be required)
Miami researchers’ study on invasive plants
Science Daily.com, Aug. 17
Alexander Thurston on Mali election
BBC World Service Radio, Aug. 17