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Headline Highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in August
Our editors' picks for August provide a snapshot of recent news media coverage:
Jeannie Ducher Scholar Award honors the life and legacy of an inspiring educator, colleague, and friend
Finding the words to describe Jeannie Ducher come easily to everyone who knew her. Ask anyone and they will speak of the fearless candor and charismatic nature that became synonymous with her bright and virtuous character.
Miami holds first Summer Scholars for MME Department
Dr. Amit Shukla, Chair of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, along with many faculty, ran the first session of MME Summer Scholars.
Tyler McGrew received the Best Paper Presentation Award at APEC
McGrew, who contributed to research in the ECE, had the best paper presentation at the Applied Power Electronics Virtual Conference and Exposition in June 2021.
CEC welcomes Wyatt Bischoff as a new MME academic advisor
2019 graduate Wyatt Bischoff will be a new addition to the CEC staff this fall.
Miami ranks 2nd in the nation for skilled technical talent, new report finds
Students study in the College of Engineering and Computing. In the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, all majors begin their studies with rigorous hands-on experiences that develop strong programming skills, said Eric Bachmann, professor and chair.Miami University ranks No. 2 in the nation based on studentsÂ’ technical skills in CodeSignalÂ’s first annual ranking of universities. The skills-based assessment platform released its report ranking the top 30 universities nationwide where recruiters will find the most skilled technical talent to meet their hiring needs.
Freedom Summer Scholars host Aiken High School students to help diversify teaching
This summer, a group of Aiken High School students -- each an aspiring educator -- participated in the Freedom Summer Scholars program. For two weeks, they focused on Black history and Black education as a way to help diversify the teaching profession.
Miami begins CEC Outreach program
With the help of Assistant Director Joanna Hohn, Miami is starting a CEC K-12 Outreach Program.