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10/23/2019
Miami among Princeton Review’s Green Colleges 2019
Miami earned a score of 96 out of 99 in the tenth annual Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges.
10/15/2019
25 years of ecosystem research on Acton Lake supported by NSF
Long-term research on Acton Lake has involved more than 100  students over the past 25 years. Left to right:  Kevin Lash ('16, M.S. '18)  and doctoral student Tanner Williamson in 2015;  Jessica Gephart (Miami '11) and Claire Meikle ('14) in 2011; and Williamson, Tessa Farthing , graduate student, Izzy Aristizabal, senior, and  Claire Stock, junior, in 2019. The NSF Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) grant provides $634,999 over the next five years. It is the only LTREB project currently funded in Ohio.
10/08/2019
Commitment to green building: 29 LEED Gold or Silver with 4 newly certified buildings
Four buildings at Miami University have been recently certified as LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold or Silver.
09/23/2019
Miami University consumes half the energy of peer schools
Bailey Hall (Miami '17) tightens a screw as Ben Jackson (Miami '17) and Mark Scott , assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, look on.With efforts that began more than a decade ago, Miami University has reached several energy milestones. The cumulative effect is that Miami consumes half the electric and fossil fuel of its private and public peers.
09/05/2019
Celebrating 50 years: Before there was an EPA, there was Miami's Institute for the Environment and Sustainability
Miami University's Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES) celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding this year.
08/21/2019
Summer reading follow- up: Sustainability action resources for students
Are you a new student interested in how to get involved with sustainability at Miami?
08/15/2019
Miami University Convocation caps Welcome Weekend Sunday, Aug. 25
The summer reading program book, One Size Fits None,  explores how nontraditional farm operations can give back to the earth, rather than degrade it. Miami's Institute for Food farm (pictured here during installation of solar panels) puts regenerative agriculture into practice.Author Stephanie Anderson will speak at Convocation Sunday, Aug. 25.
07/10/2019
STEAM-powered and DIY: Mixing art, neurobiology and renovations in Pearson Hall
Amanda Rainey (Miami '13), graduate student in neurobiology with adviser Dawn Blitz, poses with her artwork, a (much) larger-than-life depiction of her research.Like in the 1966 science fiction film “Fantastic Voyage,” passersby can view a larger-than-life painting of the inner world of neurons. You can visualize, on a giant scale, the central nervous system of the Jonah crab, to be more exact.
06/27/2019
Miami University Sustainability invites you: Join the Plastic Free July challenge
Join Miami University Sustainability in the Plastic Free July Challenge.