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05/25/2018
African Student Union's 12th Annual Gala unites and celebrates culture throughout the continent
Miami's African Student Union (ASU) hosted its 12th annual gala event on April 12 at Armstrong Student Center's Wilks Theater. The event featured an array of art, literature, dancing, drama, cuisine and cultural expressions from a wide array of African countries that are represented in the Miami community
05/24/2018
CAS students embark on extraordinary summer adventures: humanities
In this first of a 3-part series, students from the humanities discuss their 2018 summer opportunities
05/23/2018
2018 College of Arts and Science graduation ceremony features student Max Leveridge and alum Scott Hess
On the evening of Saturday, May 19, new student graduate Max Leveridge and 1989 Miami alum Scott Hess took the stage in a packed Millett Assembly Hall to address the College of Arts and Science's graduating Class of 2018, along with their families and friends
05/17/2018
Two Miami alums seek to bring sports and esports together
Electronic sports, or esports, have been rising since early 2013. Today, hundreds of thousands of viewers watch esport events online every day, with that number reaching millions across the globe for major events like the League of Legends World Finals
05/15/2018
Afro-Futurism as the "liberation genre"
On April 25, the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies hosted a packed discussion entitled "Black Feminist Theory & Afro-Futurism in Black Panther and Beyond," hosted by Miami associate professor of history Tammy Brown and featuring speakers Celia C. Peters and Dr. Holly McGee
05/04/2018
Award-winning history teacher and Miami alumna Sara Ziemnik speaks to future teachers
Sara Ziemnik (Miami '99) returned to her alma mater on April 12 for the Manning Morgan Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the Department of History, to present "Making the Past Present: Insights from the National History Teacher of the Year"
05/02/2018
Miami Mock Trial wins National Championship
The Miami University James Lewis Family Mock Trial Program team won the 2018 American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 20-22, beating defending runner-up Yale University.
05/02/2018
Guest speaker Eileen Braman reveals the connections between law, political science, and psychology in annual OHara Lecture
On April 18, the Department of Political Science hosted its annual Lloyd and Mary O'Hara Lecture in Law and Politics. Entitled "Assessing Government Authority: Constitutional Rules and Political Context," it was given by Eileen Braman, associate professor of political science at Indiana University"
05/01/2018
Guatemalan guest speaker describes how Ixil-Maya knowledge and resistance led an environmental justice movement
On April 11, Baltazar de la Cruz Rodriguez, a member of the Alcaldía Indígena ancestral authorities of Cotzal, Guatemala, gave a talk entitled "Maya-lxil Cultural Rights and Megaprojects in Guatemala"