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07/07/2021
Xin Wang receives NSF CAREER grant for photosynthesis redesign research
Xin Wang, assistant professor of microbiology, and his lab group. Left to right: Shrameeta Shinde, doctoral student; Danielle Wilcox, senior public health major and premedical studies co-major; Wang; Steve Yu, senior microbiology major; doctoral student Shaun Jiang; and master's student Malory Wolfe.Wang was awarded more than $895,000 for five years for his research on photosynthesis improvement, using a photosynthetic cyanobacterium (blue-green algae) as a model system.
06/22/2021
Hope Kirby named Astronaut Scholar
Miami University senior microbiology major Hope Kirby has been awarded a scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. She is one of 60 students from 44 universities to receive the award for the 2021-2022 academic year.
05/27/2021
Miami's Public Health program publishes results and recommendations from its contact tracing partnership with Butler County
Miami’s program in Public Health, which over the past year has trained over 130 students to work as contact tracers to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic, has published results of its collaborative efforts with the Butler County Health District in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice.
05/27/2021
Miami's Public Health program publishes results and recommendations from its contact tracing partnership with Butler County
Miami’s program in Public Health, which over the past year has trained over 130 students to work as contact tracers to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic, has published results of its collaborative efforts with the Butler County Health District in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice.
05/25/2021
Expanding the "ripple of hope": CAS celebrates the 2021 graduation of 1407 bachelor's and 233 master's students
As a promising reflection of a resurging economy and reduced pandemic restrictions, the newest College of Arts and Science members of Miami’s worldwide alumni network were congratulated in a two-part, socially distant, in-person ceremony on May 15 in Yager Stadium.
05/25/2021
Expanding the "ripple of hope": CAS celebrates the 2021 graduation of 1407 bachelor's and 233 master's students
As a promising reflection of a resurging economy and reduced pandemic restrictions, the newest College of Arts and Science members of Miami’s worldwide alumni network were congratulated in a two-part, socially distant, in-person ceremony on May 15 in Yager Stadium.
05/13/2021
Four authors discuss mental health and addiction during Miami's annual creative writing lecture series
For the 2021 edition of the annual Marianne D. McComb Series in Creative Writing, hosted by the Department of English, the theme was centered on mental health and addiction. The month-long series was originally scheduled as a two-day conference in 2020 and was adapted to a Zoom event this spring.
05/13/2021
Four authors discuss mental health and addiction during Miami's annual creative writing lecture series
For the 2021 edition of the annual Marianne D. McComb Series in Creative Writing, hosted by the Department of English, the theme was centered on mental health and addiction. The month-long series was originally scheduled as a two-day conference in 2020 and was adapted to a Zoom event this spring.
05/06/2021
CAS students tackle interdisciplinary COVID-19 research at Miami's annual Undergraduate Research Forum
The 27th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum, held on April 21 over Zoom, featured over 500 Miami student researchers giving a total of 220 presentations. With support from their faculty mentors, students presented their year-long research projects that were conducted in a variety of disciplines and approaches, such as community projects, independent studies, service-learning projects, and creative projects.