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01/21/2020
Major Insight Episode 12 Find Your Purpose and Place in the Humanities (Part 1)
Featured Majors: History, Political Science, Philosophy, Literature
12/12/2019
Students ponder visual representations of time with Jenann Ismael
On November 21, professor of philosophy at Columbia University Jenann Ismael addressed a large crowd in Shriver Center to give a special lecture titled "Visual Representations of Time: From Physics to Philosophy." Its purpose was to examine the role of pictorial representations in our understanding of time.
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.
10/14/2019
Political scientist uses a classic jazz song to contextualize the horrific, public "spectacle" of lynching
On September 26, Miami's Department of Philosophy hosted Melvin Rogers, an associate professor of political science at Brown University, to give its annual Harris Memorial Lecture. The title of his talk was "The Spectacle of Lynching Redeployed: On the Performance of Democratic Regard"
09/10/2019
Lecture by Professor Michael Bess (Vanderbilt University)
Professor Bess will give a public lecture titled "Why so Many People (Including Me) Failed to Foresee the Revolutions of 1989."
07/09/2019
Award-winning collaboration “HumanitiesWorks” uses data to disprove public perception
Student working on architecture project in the studio at Alumni Hall. Major at your own risk. That’s often the public perception of students who choose to study philosophy over finance or English over engineering.
05/30/2019
Honoring Miami "roots and wings": Rebecca Messina '94 addresses nearly 1700 bachelor's and master's graduates at annual CAS spring recognition ceremony
On May 18, the College of Arts and Science, highlighted by speeches by Rebecca Messina '94 and Jacob Bruggeman '19, celebrated the achievement of 1521 bachelors and 176 masters graduates at the 2019 Recognition Ceremony
05/17/2019
New majors, a new department, approved by Miami trustees
Miami University trustees at their May 17 meeting approved the establishment of two bachelor of arts degrees — one with a major in data analytics and one with a major in organizational leadership — both in the College of Arts and Science.