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11/05/2019
2019 GSA Presentations by Miami University Faculty, Staff, and Students
Thirty Miami University Gerontology faculty, research staff, and graduate students will present at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, TX, November 13 – 17, 2019.
10/07/2019
Empathy and the Religious "Enemy": Miami students conduct interviews with Westboro Baptist Church members
This past summer, sophomore Alexa Lawhorn and senior Sofia Vlahakos travelled to Topeka, Kansas for 5 days with assistant teaching professor of comparative religion Hillel Gray to meet and interview members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church (WBC)
10/03/2019
Michael Bess discusses how historians can avoid realist ideology to better predict the future
On September 26, the Department of German, Russian, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Culture (GRAMELAC) sponsored a lecture, "Why So Many People (Including Me) Failed to Foresee the Revolutions of 1989," by historian Michael Bess
09/04/2019
Miami's updated Critical Race & Ethnic Studies major offers students a powerful new cognitive tool to confront today's global challenges
This fall, the Department of Global & Intercultural Studies (GIC) in the College of Arts and Science has unveiled the Critical Race & Ethnic Studies (CRES) major. Along with its associated minor, the major will serve as one of the most prominent new initiatives at Miami to tackle issues related to diversity and inclusion
07/31/2019
Research by John Bowblis and Amy Roberts cited in Forbes article about importance of social workers in nursing homes
Nursing home residents and their families rely on social workers to help navigate the maze of decisions required to meet their often-changing health needs.
07/22/2019
Latin American students visit Oxford to share interdisciplinary and intercultural experiences with Miami faculty and students
Twenty students from Panama, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic will soon be wrapping up three weeks in Oxford as part of Miami's annual Study of United States Institutions (SUSI) program, sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the Department of Education
06/07/2019
A new Scripps space devoted to collaboration
In 2016, the Scripps leadership team began to envision a physical space to foster collaborative, interdisciplinary research and creation of innovative programs. Thanks to a lot of support and teamwork along the way, the Scripps Gerontology Center Collaboratory was completed in December of 2018.
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
05/13/2019
Psychology students work to charter a Miami chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists
The Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) is a club on Miami's campus, generating a significant impact. After only a year on campus, the ABPsi student circle has accumulated over 20 students, and it continues to grow as it focuses on issues, particularly African American, and presents a different worldview on them