Innovative student internships supported by new scholars program
Josie Ridgeway was nervous the first time she volunteered with Miami University's Opening Minds through Art (OMA), an intergenerational art program for people with dementia. Then a sophomore, she had never interacted with people living with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia. Now, she's a senior and one of three named as a Charitable Words Scholar
Families welcome for weekend of fun at Miami
Miami University's Family Weekend (Oct. 4-6) highlights include comedian Jim Gaffigan and RedHawk football vs. Central Michigan.
Rock opera "Rent" opens Oct. 2
The department of theatre production, "Rent," by Jonathan Larson, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2-5 and Oct. 8-9, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct., 6, in Studio 88.
Global Rhythms: "Headlamps of Many Eyes" Sept. 28
The Global Rhythms World Music Ensemble, directed by Srinivas Krishnan, will present "Headlamps of Many Eyes" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in Hall Auditorium.
Miami University welcomes NAACP president Sept. 25
Benjamin Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP, visits Miami University Wednesday, Sept. 25, for a lecture at 5 p.m. in 102 Benton Hall. “The Civil Rights Movement and the Humanities” is open to the public.
Room and board rates up less than two percent
Miami University trustees approved raising room and board rates for the 2014-2015 academic year by 1.64 percent combined, the lowest increase in at least 18 years. For the most common room and meal plans, students will pay $11,058 per year. Other plans will also go up slightly.
Entrepreneurship program 12th best in nation
The Princeton Review has ranked Miami University's Institute for Entrepreneurship in the Farmer School of Business as one of the best - ranking it the No. 1 school with an exclusively undergraduate focus, the No. 5 public institution and overall 12th in the nation for best entrepreneurship education, up four spots from last year. The list, published in the October issue of Entrepreneur magazine, has included Miami's undergraduate entrepreneurship program for the sixth consecutive year.
Distinguished Scholar Awards announced: Morton, Romano, Hartley and Misco
Distinguished Scholar Awards for 2012-2013 have been presented to Yu Tong (Jade) Morton; Tom Romano; C. Scott Hartley and Thomas Misco.
Miami's accountancy programs nationally ranked
Miami University's accountancy program at the Farmer School of Business has garnered acclaim in the Public Accounting Report 32nd Annual Professors Survey-2013. This year the undergraduate program is ranked 4th among schools without doctoral programs. Among all universities, Miami's undergraduate program was ranked 18th.