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Session 8: Advocating and Living in the New World

Welcome to the eighth session of “Accelerating Ahead: Miami’s Focus on the Future.” This session, “Advocating and Living in the New World,” focuses on several topics – interacting with elected officials, advancing research as a public intellectual, taking care of our families, and much more.

For easy viewing, start the playlist below to watch session eight in its entirety or scroll down to select individual presentations from some of Miami University’s thought leaders.

Session 8: Chair's Welcome – Advocating and Living in the New World

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Gentelligence: The Missing Link for the Future of Work

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Megan Gerhardt

Professor of Management and Leadership, Director of Leadership, Robert D. Johnson Co-Director, Isaac and Oxley Center for Business Leadership

Advocating and Thriving in the New World

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Nicole Hoyer, Sara Linder

Assistant Director of Government Relations and Director of Federal Relations

COVID-19, Continuing: Is the Pandemic Over?

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Philip Smith

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology; Nutrition, Health, and Public Health Director; COVID-19 Testing Team

Freedom of Expression

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Robin Parker

Retired General Counsel

Advancing the Scientific Study of Families

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Anthony James

Associate Professor of Family Science and Social Work, Special Assistant to the President

Telling the World: Communicating Research and Expertise to, and Through, the News Media

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Jessica Rivinius

Senior Director, News and Media Relations, University Communications and Marketing