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09/20/2016
LSAMP Program at Miami receives its largest group yet of minority students pursuing the STEM fields
August 23 marked the end of Miami's third annual early arrival program for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), which is a federally funded initiative to promote engagement and success of minority students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields
09/13/2016
STEM Girls Day Out event to inspire young female scientists with a taste of college-level research and scholarship
The Hefner Museum of Natural History and the College of Arts and Science (CAS) at Miami University is collaborating with Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) to offer a special educational field trip for elementary and middle school girls to learn about and develop interests in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
05/05/2016
Miami hosts national data analytics competition
From 6 p.m. on Friday April 29th until 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 1st, 50 students from three Ohio universities participated in a nationwide data analytics competition known as DataFest
01/21/2016
Miami hosts high school outreach events to inspire careers and creativity in the sciences
CIQS Day and an honor's biology lab bring area high school students to Miami for two different days of fun and educational science experiments
01/11/2016
CIQS Day invites area high school female students to discover STEM careers
Miami University will hold the second annual Careers Involving Quantitative Skills (CIQS, pronounced "kicks") event, a day designed to encourage female high school students to get involved in STEM fields
11/04/2015
Journalist Trevor Butterworth explains why statistics is the new journalism
On October 20, Miami students and staff welcomed journalist Trevor Butterworth as used a comedic style to discuss the importance of statistics in journalism in a lecture entitled "Words Are Not Enough: Why Statistics Is the New Journalism."
01/20/2015
Miami hosts first CIQS day to encourage women to participate in STEM fields
Local high school girls visited Miami University for a taste of science, creativity, and college life last Tuesday, as part of the first Careers Involving Quantitative Skills (CIQS, or "kicks") Day.
10/29/2014
Scripps hosts interactive symposium on developing sustainable volunteer programs
OMA utilizes hundreds of volunteers each year to support it's art-based program for people with dementia. Sara Peller, LCSW, Associate Executive Director of Programs at DOROT will share the organization’s strategies for developing a sustainable volunteer base and the organizational culture and structure needed to support a successful volunteer initiative. For the last three decades, DOROT has been an innovative leader in the field of aging services and volunteerism. DOROT manages over 7,000 volunteers who help address issues of social isolation and loneliness among older adults living at home.