CIQS Day and Miami faculty empower young women to prepare for STEM fields
On Tuesday, January 9, the College of Arts and Science and the College of Education, Health and Society hosted the fourth annual CIQS (Careers Involving Quantitative Skills) Day for 72 young women from five regional high schools
Dear World brings members of the Miami community together to share their stories
Dear World, a catalyst for starting conversations and uniting people from various backgrounds, was hosted by Miami’s Performing Arts Series on December 7
Global & Intercultural Studies, in its third academic year, looks back at a productive, exciting 2017
Miami's Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC), officially established in fall 2015, has completed many important milestones in 2017
Prof. Card’s Mayan Discovery Touted In El Salvador
mayan-discovery-thumb.jpgDr. Jeb Card addressed an academic conference in El Salvador last week, where he described his recent discovery that a decorative Mayan flask contained a political message--one that requires historians to rethink some of their ideas about pre-contact El Salvador's place in the Mayan empire.
Were Neanderthals Really as Incapable as We Portray Them to Be?
hardy-thumb.jpgWhen we see Neanderthals in popular news reports, they are almost always portrayed negatively. These images and stereotypes stick with us and influence our opinions.
Urbanization Much More Than City Growth, Expert Says
The Humanities Center featured Neil Brenner,a professor of urban theory at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, in a lecture sponsored by the John W. Altman Program
Understanding Food Insecurity Through Archaeology
loganlecture-thumb.jpgCan archaeology contribute to an understanding of contemporary food shortages and malnutrition?
Linda Marchant Receives Two National Awards
marchant-award-thumb.jpgLinda F. Marchant, professor of anthropology at Miami University, earned the Award for Outstanding Research into Human Origins from the Center for Research into the Anthropological Foundations of Technology (CRAFT) and the Stone Age Institute.
Students Present Research at Professional Conference
brzezinski-schapker-presentation-thumb.jpgIn October, anthropology majors Emma Brzezinski and Nicole Schapker presented findings from their study “Gombe Termite Fishing Behavior: Using Noldus Observer Software to Examine Laterality” at the Midwestern Primate Interest Group meetings at Northwestern University.