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08/17/2020
Senate News, August 17, 2020
University Senate met on August 17, 2020, via WebEx. New senators were welcomed. Several updates were given as well as discussion regarding a proposal for senate working sessions on off-weeks of Senate. This initiative is lead by Senator Tom Poetter (EDL). Senators continued discussion on the furlough policy and tabled the discussion of SR 20-05 indefinitely.
08/14/2020
Miami online English master’s degree program ranked among best
World Scholarship Forum.com, Aug. 4
08/14/2020
Rodney Coates on 12-step program to decolonize the university 
Social Science Space.com, July 31
08/14/2020
Chief Doug Lankford on Miami tribe history
Politico.com, July 31
08/14/2020
Laurens Steed on work-from-home personalities
Huff Post.com, July 27
08/14/2020
8-14-20 Message to Community
Topics include: 1) Guidelines for lecture capture, 2) Return to Campus, 3) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, 4) VPRI search update, 5) What experts say about effective decision-making
08/14/2020
Dr. Hui Wang and team receive national research grant
The project, titled "Development of Ultrasensitive Fiber-optic Radiometric Thermometry for Guiding Interstitial Laser Thermal Therapy,” works to better the minimally invasive surgical technology called interstitial laser thermal therapy (ILTT).