NSF grant project focuses on the art of inquiry in chemistry education
Eleven high school chemistry teachers from the region are entering their second year of a research project at Miami University aimed at improving teaching and learning by focusing more on the inquiry method. Fairfield educator Kyle Jones is already changing his approach in the classroom.
Martin Johnson wins 2014 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize
Miami University historian Martin Johnson is co-winner with Allen Guelzo of Gettysburg College of the 2014 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, which includes an award of $50,000.
A golden opportunity: Miami geologist studies world's largest single crystals of gold
The world's largest single crystals of gold were hosted at Miami's Shideler Hall during winter term. Mineralogist John Rakovan is the first scientist to examine the crystals for authenticity.
Myaamia Center to revitalize a traditional craft through the Ribbonwork Project
Miami University's Myaamia Center received a $30,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant to revitalize the traditional craft of ribbonwork for the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma.
Team RedBlade wins Autonomous Snowplow Competition
A team of electrical and computer engineering students from Miami University won $7,000 and first place — and the Golden Snow Globe Award — in the fourth annual ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition.
Miami University Campaign For Love and Honor announces record total
The books have closed, the numbers are in, and The Miami University Campaign For Love and Honor has been declared a resounding success.
Trustees approve promotion and/or tenure for 50
Miami University trustees at their Feb. 7 board meeting approved the promotion and/or tenure of 43 faculty members and the continuing contract and/or promotion of seven librarians.
Armstrongs' gift from the heart: $2 million in student scholarships
Mike Armstrong (Miami '61) announced during the Feb. 7 Armstrong Student Center dedication, that he and his wife Anne Gossett Armstrong (also Miami '61) have made an additional $3 million gift to Miami University. From it, $2 million will create the Armstrong Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL) Scholarship and $1 million supports the planned Armstrong Student Center east wing expansion project.
David P. Rahm Trust commits nearly $4.2 million to Miami for student scholarships
A $4.17 million estate gift from the late David P. Rahm of Middletown will support scholarships for students on Miami University's main campus in Oxford and regional campuses in Hamilton and Middletown.