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12/06/2019
Alumni Career Panel informs students on prospective careers in geology, geography, environmental science, and more
On November 11, the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES), the Department of Geography, and the Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science held the 4th annual Alumni Career Networking Event to provide current student majors insight and advice on preparing for life after they graduate from Miami.
12/05/2019
Realistic revitalization: Students help create a new vision for a historic Hamilton neighborhood
Radhames De Leon walks past Neal's Cafe in Hamilton's 2nd Ward.Standing at the corner of Fourth and Walnut streets, Radhames “Rady” De Leon surveys the old houses, small businesses and worn streets near the heart of Hamilton’s 2nd Ward. He leans against a crumbling ledge belonging to the former Neal’s Cafe.
11/27/2019
Zoologist Kay Holekamp gives enlightening insight into hyenas for the 45th annual Hefner Lecture
Kay Holekamp, director of Michigan State University's interdisciplinary program in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology & Behavior, was invited to Miami to discuss her work with hyenas in honor of The Hefner Museum of Natural History's 45th annual lecture. The presentation, "A Hyena’s Tale" was held in Benton Hall on November 7.
11/18/2019
Zero Waste Oxford: Student organization fights local pollution and promotes sustainability
An organization founded by Miami students has become increasingly influential in combatting the effects of climate change on campus. Zero Waste Oxford is focused on the idea of zero waste living, a lifestyle that minimizes individual pollution, members believe this is one of the best ways humanity can take concrete steps towards fixing climate change
11/13/2019
Miami's Geospatial Analysis Center enables students to launch their careers by tackling professional, client-based projects
The Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC), housed inside Shideler Hall, is an umbrella for all things geospatial at Miami, encompassing any questions in which you might ask "Where?" It comes down to where things are and how they interact with other things around them
11/05/2019
Archaeologist Morag Kersel tells the (w)hole story for the 2019 International Archaeology Day lecture
The Department of Anthropology presented its second annual International Archaeology Day lecture on Thursday, October 17. Followed by a Q&A, the lecture was given by DePaul University archaeologist Dr. Morag Kersel, who spoke about her field work in Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian territories
10/29/2019
Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1: 140 presentations, posters and art displays
Graduate students from all divisions will present more than 140 oral sessions, poster presentations and art displays at the Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1.
10/15/2019
25 years of ecosystem research on Acton Lake supported by NSF
Long-term research on Acton Lake has involved more than 100  students over the past 25 years. Left to right:  Kevin Lash ('16, M.S. '18)  and doctoral student Tanner Williamson in 2015;  Jessica Gephart (Miami '11) and Claire Meikle ('14) in 2011; and Williamson, Tessa Farthing , graduate student, Izzy Aristizabal, senior, and  Claire Stock, junior, in 2019. The NSF Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) grant provides $634,999 over the next five years. It is the only LTREB project currently funded in Ohio.