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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.
02/26/2020
Living Más: Julie Felss Masino '93, president of Taco Bell International, to headline the 2020 CAS Recognition Ceremony
Julie Felss Masino, President of Taco Bell International, will offer graduating seniors words of inspiration and encouragement as this year's featured speaker for the College of Arts and Science Recognition Ceremony on May 16, 2020.
02/11/2020
Fostering Intercultural Communication in Germany and Kyrgyzstan
Alumnus Jon Meyer visits campus and gives a talk about fostering intercultural communication in Germany and Kyrgyzstan
02/05/2020
Linked Senior partners with Scripps Gerontology Center
Linked Senior has partnered with Scripps to implement a web-based method for assessing nursing home resident preferences for everyday living.