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Jan 28, 2019
"Good enough" might be just perfect, according to Miami researcher
steed-lauren-.jpgIs this story good enough? For perfectionists, maybe not, but according to Miami University's Laurens Steed, good enough just might be OK.
Jan 24, 2019
A life-saving gift
Veronica Mullen, Miami's director of operations for women's basketball, hugs Jordan Ryan, who received Mullen's donated kidney.After eight years on dialysis, Jordan Ryan knew she could die without a new kidney. She also knew her chance of receiving one was slim. Then her cell phone rang.
Jan 08, 2019
Laurens Steed of Miami's Farmer School of Business analyzes data on perfectionism
HR Square, Jan. 8 (subscription may be required)
Jan 08, 2019
New Series of "Rox the Fox" Comic Books Promote Public Health
rox-the-fox-3x2.pngIn the comic books, superheroes can do incredible things. But in many ways, Rox the Fox is even more heroic. Because Rox can help people too. Except he has the power to make a real difference in the lives of real people, right here and right now. 
Jan 07, 2019
Celine Walton helps Miami employees balance their wellness wheel
celine-walton-final.jpgMiami University's benefits and wellness department helps employees balance the six dimensions of wellness. Celine Walton, wellness coordinator, focuses on the physical dimension through fitness classes, nutritional information and more.
Jan 04, 2019
Fadel Megahed research study on fatigue
Yahoo Finance, and, Jan. 3 (and other media sources) (subscription may be required)
Dec 11, 2018
Amid a Teenage E-cigarette Epidemic, Public Health Professionals Urge Action
cdc-usb350x200.jpgE-cigarettes are being used by teenagers almost everywhere. The FDA has called this growing phenomenon an epidemic, and it’s a major concern among those who hope to stop the momentum now.
Nov 26, 2018
Mobile app enables text to MUPD for help
guardian-screenshotb1.jpgA new tool, Rave Guardian, is available for contacting Miami University police. The application is available for Android and iOS smartphones.
Nov 16, 2018
Miami recognized as Bicycle Friendly University
The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Miami University with a bronze Bicycle Friendly University award in recognition of its achievements in promoting and enabling safe, accessible bicycling on campus.
Nov 15, 2018
What Faculty and Students Need to Know About How Sleep Impacts Health, Learning and Memory
knox-2017-160x90.jpgVideo of Lilly Plenary presented by Terry Doyle on November 15, 2018 (mp4, 5.17 GB, 67 minutes)
Nov 14, 2018
Miami offers NetNutrition to help you meet nutritional goals
group-dining-hall-crop.jpgMiami University's dining services recently launched NetNutrition to help customers make educated food choices.
Nov 14, 2018
Allen McConnell on pets effect on happiness
Best Life, Nov. 2