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03/06/2019
Scholar on racial studies, hate, diversity, speaking at Miami University
Abby Ferber, professor of sociology and women’s and ethnic studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs will present the Sherry Corbett Memorial Lecture on "Hate and hate speech on campus" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, in 152 Shideler Hall. The talk is free and open to the public.
03/06/2019
Drowning in Drugs: AG Loretta Lynch and Dr. Tom Price to discuss national opioid crisis for spring 2019's Janus Forum
On March 13, Loretta Lynch, attorney general under President Obama, and Tom Price, former secretary of Health and Human Services under President Trump, together will speak about America’s national opioid crisis for the 2019 spring's Janus Forum
02/27/2019
Insights about Community Based Organizations (CBOs) that serve aging adults and people with disabilities
A recent article co-authored by Beth Blair, senior research associate at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and Suzanne R. Kunkel, Ph.D., executive director of the Scripps Gerontology Center and a professor of Gerontology at Miami University, shares insights discovered in new data.
02/22/2019
Rebecca Messina (Miami, 1994), Uber CMO, to address graduating seniors at 2019 CAS recognition ceremony
Rebecca Messina, Uber's Global Chief Marketing Officer, has been chosen as this year's featured guest speaker for the annual College of Arts and Science Recognition Ceremony on May 18, 2019.
02/19/2019
Opening Minds through Art (OMA) for medical school and health sciences students
oma-alex-dave-350x217.jpgAs our population ages, an increasing majority of physicians’ clients are older adults. Developing person-centered values and skills to communicate with older adults will benefit physicians of all specialties and their patients.
02/19/2019
Opening Minds through Art (OMA) for medical school and health sciences students
As our population ages, an increasing majority of physicians’ clients are older adults. Developing person-centered values and skills to communicate with older adults will benefit physicians of all specialties and their patients.
02/19/2019
Miami University to host annual Ohio professional and student conference on aging
On April 4-5, 2019 the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE), in conjunction with Miami University, is hosting the 43rd Annual Ohio Professional and Student Conference on Aging.
02/18/2019
Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory (PELI) project partners with Ohio nursing homes to improve residents' quality of life
Preferences for Activity and Leisure (PAL) Cards improve quality of care by communicating nursing home resident important preferences with care team members.Preferences for Activity and Leisure (PAL) Cards improve quality of care by communicating nursing home resident important preferences with care team members.
02/18/2019
A tribute to a visionary leader
The world lost a pioneer in social gerontology when Bob Atchley, professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology and former director of Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center, passed away this past November. Colleagues and former students around the country will miss him, and will always remember him for his impact on the field of social gerontology in general and at Miami University in particular.