Jason Lane named dean of Miami’s College of Education, Health and Society
Jason Lane, dean of the School of Education and professor of Educational Policy & Leadership at the University at Albany, will become dean of Miami University’s College of Education, Health and Society (EHS) on June 1. He will succeed Michael Dantley, who has been the EHS dean since June 2015. Dantley is retiring at the end of December. An interim dean will be appointed soon and will serve from Jan. 1 through May 31.
Word up! Newly coined terms, all with ties to Miami University, capture innovative spirit
Gentelligence. Gaminiscing. Wiicinaakosioni, the Myaamia word for “be together.” These newly coined terms all have ties to Miami University.
Miami to celebrate its first-generation college students Friday
iami University will celebrate the achievements of its 2,350+ first-generation college students on Friday, Nov. 6. Miami First-Generation Day, held as part of the National First-Generation College Celebration, recognizes those who are the first in their families to go to college.
Miami offers first fully developed virtual study abroad program
This winter term, Miami University will offer MiamiConnects Virtual Global Learning, its first fully developed virtual study abroad program. MiamiConnects offers online workshops that let students engage with different kinds of communities. All workshops will meet Global Perspectives Miami Plan requirements, with minimal participation costs.
Work+ Program inspires new state legislation, becomes a model for Ohio
What began as a conversation several years ago between Miami University President Greg Crawford and Ohio Senator William Coley (R-Butler County) is now new state legislation.
Stats+Stories podcast honored with national award for mathematics communications
Translating the complexities of science and math work into a story for a general audience is key to challenging the anti-science and anti-evidence strains running through our mediated culture, say the Stats + Stories podcast team, which is honored with the 2021 Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) Communications Award.
In Memoriam: Richard Nault, who touched hundreds of student lives
Mentor to many, friend to all. Vice president emeritus for student affairs, Richard Nault profoundly touched hundreds if not thousands of lives during his 25 years at Miami University. He died Wednesday, Oct. 21, at his home in Oxford, Ohio.
Miami is a Top 100 Sierra Club Cool School and a Princeton Review Green College
Miami University ranked 71st among the Sierra Club’s "Coolest Schools" 2020 for the greenest colleges, the top Ohio public university on the list of 312 schools ranked. Miami is also again listed in The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges: 2021 Edition, one of 416 schools selected for being environmentally responsible.
Miami Regionals ranked in top 20 Best Online Colleges for ROI: Bachelor’s Degrees
The Miami University Regionals online bachelor's degree program placed 17th in the 2021 Best Online Bachelor's Degrees: Colleges with the Highest Return on Investment by Online U, a new ranking system for online degree programs.