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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
01/16/2020
Prosecution Project examines how sociopolitical crimes are prosecuted
Michael Loadenthal leads Miami's Prosecution Project.For all the time, effort, and resources devoted to thwarting terrorism, it’s surprisingly difficult to get a complete view of sociopolitical violence in the United States.
01/02/2020
Western Program's ongoing "Tea and Conversation" talks address educational reform, social justice, and morality
Throughout the fall semester, Miami's Western Program, home of the individualized studies major, has hosted "Tea and Conversation" every Wednesday in the famous Reading Room of Peabody Hall from 2:30-3:30 pm.
12/10/2019
Opening Minds through Art initiative expands to medical schools, allied health partnerships
Opening Minds Through Art members work with residents at The Knolls of Oxford.A new contract with the Ohio Department of Medicaid will help Miami University's Opening Minds through Art (OMA) initiative link students at the state's medical schools and schools of allied health with older Ohioans living with dementia.
12/05/2019
Realistic revitalization: Students help create a new vision for a historic Hamilton neighborhood
Radhames De Leon walks past Neal's Cafe in Hamilton's 2nd Ward.Standing at the corner of Fourth and Walnut streets, Radhames “Rady” De Leon surveys the old houses, small businesses and worn streets near the heart of Hamilton’s 2nd Ward. He leans against a crumbling ledge belonging to the former Neal’s Cafe.