P.K. Whelpton’s legacy inspires tomorrow’s experts in demography and aging
Bei-Wu-SPO-MiamiAge-11-6-2016-800x326.jpgWith the generosity of the Whelpton family, the P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture Series brings a nationally known scholar to Miami University each fall. This lecture, established in 1986, honors the memory of Pascal Whelpton who served from 1953-1963 as one of the early directors of what is now Scripps Gerontology Center. Whelpton’s contributions to the field of demography and the research center left a legacy.ect
Congratulations May 2017 Graduates!!
2017-GTY-Grad-Graduatates-600x351.pngEight gerontology master's students and one doctoral student participated in Miami University Commencement Ceremonies on May 13, 2017. ...
New online graduate certificate program to encourage innovative entrepreneurial solutions for rising aging challenges
Miami's new Social Entrepreneurship & Aging (SEA) Graduate Certificate, beginning in fall 2017, is set to explore a new set of challenges and market opportunities
Charitable Words Supports Students
charitable-words-scholars_2015.jpgCharitable Words connects nonprofits with internships, advisors and resources to better their impact and best tell their stories. Charitable Words has been a valuable partner in education by sponsoring multiple scholarships each year for undergraduate students who work with older adults, especially at non-profits. This partnership has supported our students in gaining valuable experience and supported nonprofits doing important work.
A Voice at the Table
miami-seal.jpgHere at Miami, we create an environment that ensures that gerontology graduate students have a voice in the classroom. Here's a look inside one of our graduate gerontology courses courses.
Accepting applications for three $1,000 scholarships
Scholarships for undergraduate students are designed to connect students interested in humanitarian work with nonprofit organizations in Greater Cincinnati and around the globe.
Gerontology PhD student describes his experience at Miami
Tony-Bardo_Feature-Pic.jpgAnthony Bardo is a third year Gerontology PhD student beginning his dissertation. Anthony describes his graduate experience in this brief interview.
Miami Alum Works With Faculty to Publish Thesis In National Journal
A Miami faculty member and a Scripps Gerontology Center researcher collaborated with Anthony Williams BA ‘10 MGS ‘12 in publishing work based on his Master’s thesis in the Gerontologist, a national journal on aging research.
Scripps welcomes artists engaging people with dementia
A group of artists gathered with students, Miami faculty, and Scripps researchers to consider how to measure the effectiveness of the arts on people with dementia.