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06/30/2020
Psychology department houses new center to support and advocate for children and families of the incarcerated
Two psychology faculty have received funding to move forward with their department's new Center for the Study and Support of Children and Families of the Incarcerated (CSSCFI), which will conduct research on children with parents in prison and advocate for the needs of children of incarcerated parents and their caregivers.
06/25/2020
Miamians help local landowner in the fight against emerald ash borer
The parasitic wasp Tetrastichus planipennisi is one of three species released to attack the emerald ash borer. Miamians were involved in recent releases on the property of a local landowner.Miamians are helping with a program that hopes to greatly reduce the number of emerald ash borer beetles, which have killed hundreds of millions of ash trees in North America since its detection in 2002.
06/24/2020
M.I.A.M.I. WOMEN Giving Circle Award
Congratulations to undergraduate Jordan Vest (junior) and team members Claudia Dawson (senior), Jessica Patrick (junior), Lauren Doepke (sophomore) and Zoey Siebert (sophomore) for being awarded a competitive $7200 award.
06/24/2020
Rae Sanchez receives grant
Rae Sanchez, graduate student, wins Lipman Research Award
06/24/2020
Christina Tenison GSA Award
Geology and Environmental Earth Science graduate student awarded GSA funding.
06/22/2020
Miami's Scripps researchers find no link between nursing home residents with COVID-19 and facility quality
Bowblis summarized, "These findings show that there is no difference in the probability of having a high caseload of residents with COVID-19 based on the facility quality star rating. "
06/19/2020
Caregiving research study seeks families
Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University is looking for caregiving families to help test an online communication and care coordination resource designed to help families talk and make decisions about caregiving.
06/18/2020
Dr. Zhijiang (Justin) Ye and team publish research paper
This work illustrates a fundamental understanding of how mechanical stress affects the self-healing properties of polymers, and the potential for dynamic chemistry to be activated by mechanical forces.
06/03/2020
Lei Kerr is inventor on Miami's newest patent
Small enough to fit into a suitcase, the device mimics human breathing and helps determine the toxicity of the smallest particles that enter the nasal cavity, particularly the olfactory region. The research could provide more realistic predictions for drug screening and other potential commercial uses, Kerr said.