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Senate News, August 29, 2022
University Senate met on August 29, 2022 in 111 Harrison Hall. Senate heard presentations from Brent Shock, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success; Kara Strass, Director of Miami Tribe Relations and Daryl Baldwin, Director of Myaamia Center; Nathan French, Senator on Senate Working Groups for this academic year. We heard one item of new business. Scott Sanders, Associate Clinical Professor in Teaching, Curriculum and Educational Inquiry proposed an M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction. Minutes of the University Senate meeting for April 25, 2022, were approved. The following items were received on the Consent Calendar: a) Graduate Council Meeting Minutes 04.05.2022 b) LEC Council Meeting Minutes 05.06.2022 c) Undergraduate Research Committee Annual Report 2021-2022 We concluded the meeting with an update from Provost Mullenix on her 2022-23 goals for Academic Affairs.
May scholarship adds to EHS diversity efforts
A gift that not only promotes diversity within the College of Education, Health, and Society, but also broadens study abroad opportunities for teacher education students.
Phil Smith was featured in an article from Healthline
What the CDC Got Right and Wrong with Its COVID-19 Vaccine Programs
Jason Lane quoted in article from Diverse Education
What Lies Ahead for U.S.-Asia Higher Education Partnerships?
Nathaniel Bryan was featured on WVXU for his new book
A new book by a Miami University professor examines how the American educational system marginalizes and leaves Black boys behind. It also outlines effective strategies Black male teachers use to support those students and help them achieve.
Amity Noltemeyer quoted in Journal News article
4 area teachers dying days apart have schools focused on grieving students
Phil Smith will be an expert reviewer for a upcoming U.S. Surgeon General's Report
The report will focus on tobacco use among people with mental health and substance use disorders. Dr. Smith will be reviewing a chapter on population-based policy strategies aimed at better supporting the well-being of this vulnerable group.
Miami University Dance Theatre to perform at Columbus tree lighting ceremony
Dance Theatre was invited to perform at the Tree Lighting Ceremony in Columbus at the Statehouse on December 2. Only three universities were selected to perform. They will perform STILL, choreographed by Molly Rosen for 4 dancers.
FSW faculty member Allen Ratliff was a guest on a podcast
Allen Ratliff, was invited to participate on the panel for the episode "Place-Based Research: Why place matters" along with some esteemed international colleagues working at the forefront of place-based research in health, security, and social welfare sciences.