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07/05/2020
New Social Justice Studies study away program delivers service and experiential learning for students
Department of Sociology and Gerontology chair Stephen Lippmann and visiting instructor of sociology, social justice studies, and journalism Mark Curnutte have created a service-based experiential learning program designed to give students an in-depth experience to build on the course content they learn during class.
06/30/2020
Psychology department houses new center to support and advocate for children and families of the incarcerated
Two psychology faculty have received funding to move forward with their department's new Center for the Study and Support of Children and Families of the Incarcerated (CSSCFI), which will conduct research on children with parents in prison and advocate for the needs of children of incarcerated parents and their caregivers.
06/19/2020
Caregiving research study seeks families
Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University is looking for caregiving families to help test an online communication and care coordination resource designed to help families talk and make decisions about caregiving.
05/11/2020
Abbott named 2020 OAGE Researcher of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education
Katherine (Katy) Abbott, PhD, MGS named 2020 Researcher of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE)
05/08/2020
CAS Faculty Tenure and Promotions
The College of Arts and Science proudly announces faculty who have received tenure and/or promotions this spring.
04/13/2020
2020 W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award
The Scripps Gerontology Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Takashi Yamashita is the recipient of the 2020 W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Alumni award. This award recognizes Miami University gerontology graduate student alumni for outstanding leadership in the field of aging.
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.
03/09/2020
Author and member of U.S. National Commission on Hunger shares how to solve America's food insecurity and poverty crisis
On March 2, Jeremy K. Everett, founder and executive director of Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, discussed how we can all help solve America's hunger crisis at the Puff Memorial Lecture.
03/03/2020
Why anthropology matters now: Dr. Augustín Fuentes gives the International Anthropology Day lecture
The Department of Anthropology presented its International Anthropology Day lecture on Thursday, February 27. University of Notre Dame professor Dr. Augustín Fuentes spoke about his experience as a bio-cultural anthropologist and the ways in which anthropology helps us understand human history and culture.