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04/03/2020
CAS faculty adapt to new challenges offering immersive online instruction to students during the pandemic
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing unprecedented levels of change and disruption across the globe, Miami faculty have had to quickly shift their classes online and find new and creative ways to keep their students engaged.
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.
03/16/2020
Senior John Fink describes his experiences as one of six selected worldwide for geology research experience in Japan
John Fink is preparing to graduate from Miami this spring. Last summer, he was granted the opportunity to participate in the International Internship Program through the Institute For Planetary Materials, Okayama University in Misasa, Japan.
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.
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.
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 combating 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