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05/08/2020
CAS Faculty Tenure and Promotions
The College of Arts and Science proudly announces faculty who have received tenure and/or promotions this spring.
04/14/2020
Environmental Science Masters students collaborate with the city of Oxford in global climate and energy commitment
Last year on September 3, Oxford's City Council voted to sign the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy commitment, which aims to measure, track and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions locally. This commitment is a collaboration between the City of Oxford and Miami University’s Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES).
03/17/2020
Faculty and students research the return of beavers to the Midwest and Miami's campus
Bartosz Grudzinski, professor of geography and fluvial geomorphologist, has been collaborating with graduate and undergraduate students to research the return of beavers to Ohio and their impact on the environment and local water quality.
03/13/2020
Environmental activist Peggy Shepard shares how to address climate change in a just and equitable manner
On March 5, Peggy Shepard, co-founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, gave a talk entitled "Climate Justice: Addressing Climate Change in a Just and Equitable Manner," where she presented ways on how to address climate change impartially.
03/03/2020
Why anthropology matters now: Dr. Augustín Fuentes gives the International Anthropology Day lecture
The Department of Anthropology presented its International Anthropology Day lecture on Thursday, February 27. University of Notre Dame professor Dr. Augustín Fuentes spoke about his experience as a bio-cultural anthropologist and the ways in which anthropology helps us understand human history and culture.
02/27/2020
John Rakovan receives 2019 Carnegie Mineralogical Award
Miami University mineralogist John Rakovan received the 2019 Carnegie Mineralogical Award in recognition of outstanding contributions in mineralogical preservation, conservation and education.
02/26/2020
Living Más: Julie Felss Masino '93, president of Taco Bell International, to headline the 2020 CAS Recognition Ceremony
Julie Felss Masino, President of Taco Bell International, will offer graduating seniors words of inspiration and encouragement as this year's featured speaker for the College of Arts and Science Recognition Ceremony on May 16, 2020.
02/24/2020
Planetary scientist and educator describes "tales of life and death" in her study of rocks from space
On February 17, Dr. Meenakshi Wadhwa, director of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, presented about the study of rocks from elsewhere in the solar system and how they provide insights into the origins and destruction of materials in our corner of the universe.
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.