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Sep 06, 2018
Miami grad raises $25,000+ while hiking to provide mental health support to teens
Preston Kahn takes a moment to reflect in Massachusetts during his Appalachian Trail hike (photos courtesy of Kahn.) With each mile he hikes along the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail, Preston Kahn (Miami ’18) is raising funds for a new program that provides a safety net for young people struggling with mental health issues. Kahn is passionate about the cause because he has battled anxiety and depression since he was a teen.
Sep 05, 2018
Open enrollment kicks off with a Week of Wellness
This year, open enrollment kicks off with A Week of Wellness.
Aug 22, 2018
It's Fall Time for Fitness 4 Life
Fitness 4 Life Fall schedule begins August 27th.
Aug 08, 2018
Miami Employees Achieve Over 3,000 Hours of Physical Activity
Miami Employees Achieve Over 3,000 Hours of Physical Activity
Jun 06, 2018
Putting Old Ideas Out to Pasture. Dietitians Embrace Change in an Ever-evolving Industry.
southern-womens-show-nashville-3x2.jpgKarman Meyer, registered dietitian and a graduate of Miami University’s dietetics program explains some of the misunderstandings about beef.
May 30, 2018
Student-developed web app explores overdose deaths in Butler County
Data shows a sharp increase in the use of fentanyl.A new interactive web app promises to become an important component in battling the opioid crisis in Butler County by exploring the patterns of overdose deaths.
May 17, 2018
Moving out? Lighten your load and help others: Donate to ShareFest
Last year ShareFest generated a record 87 tons of donations from Miami students moving out of Oxford.
May 10, 2018
Nursing is a “people profession” and more men are signing up
Since 2012 at Miami, eight to 15 men on average have been part of the program of 80 students, said Paula Harrison, assistant chair of the department of nursing and associate professor of nursing.Twenty years ago, Mark Ball considered going into nursing but ended up changing his mind because of what he perceived as a gender stereotype. Instead, he got a job driving heavy equipment. “I was good at it, it was good money, but I hated it,” said Ball, 42, of Oxford. “There were no people interactions.” With his kids now teenagers, Ball is back in school, pursuing what he always wanted to do — become a nurse.
May 09, 2018
MOVE Outdoor Bootcamp May 12: You're invited
Catch your last chance this spring for fitness fun at the Lewis Place patio and yard this Saturday, May 12.
May 09, 2018
Beat stress and embrace your inner artist at the art center
Glass beadmaking at the art centerWhere creativity gets a workout
May 03, 2018
Undergraduates conduct research projects for better health choices
Isabel Held works on a multiple-year study on infant stress as an indicator for addiction.Lamuel Bean wants to improve the health of communities. Katherine Rodriguez is influenced by her career goal of becoming a neonatologist. And Isabel Held’s tragic loss of a friend motivated her to research the connection between neurology and behaviors.
Apr 25, 2018
Stephen Large named AVP of health and wellness for Student Affairs
Stephen Large has been named the assistant vice president of health and wellness for Student Affairs at Miami University and will begin his role in June.