PSEF Newsletter

10/15/2019
25 years of ecosystem research on Acton Lake supported by NSF
Long-term research on Acton Lake has involved more than 100  students over the past 25 years. Left to right:  Kevin Lash ('16, M.S. '18)  and doctoral student Tanner Williamson in 2015;  Jessica Gephart (Miami '11) and Claire Meikle ('14) in 2011; and Williamson, Tessa Farthing , graduate student, Izzy Aristizabal, senior, and  Claire Stock, junior, in 2019. The NSF Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) grant provides $634,999 over the next five years. It is the only LTREB project currently funded in Ohio.
10/15/2019
Dean's Advisory Board Launching Soon
The office of the dean of students is seeking applications for a newly-formed dean’s advisory board. The board, nicknamed DAB, will allow student leaders to influence positive change on campus, celebrate student accomplishments, and help the office of the dean of students set priorities and create initiatives.
10/15/2019
Miami Students Lead Multicultural English-language Learning Camp in Luxembourg
Not often do you find yourself teaching the daughter of the Minister of Education for an entire European nation. But in Luxembourg this summer, that happened for Cara Severson, a Miami University senior studying early childhood education (ECE).
10/14/2019
Music and the Art of Collaboration
The Miami string faculty hosted violinist Annie Fullard in October for three days.
10/14/2019
Political scientist uses a classic jazz song to contextualize the horrific, public "spectacle" of lynching
On September 26, Miami's Department of Philosophy hosted Melvin Rogers, an associate professor of political science at Brown University, to give its annual Harris Memorial Lecture. The title of his talk was "The Spectacle of Lynching Redeployed: On the Performance of Democratic Regard"
10/14/2019
MPACT Day of Service Set for November
A new program from the Wilks Leadership Institute aims to combine leadership enactment, community building, and service.
10/14/2019
Miami/CAS and Cincinnati Museum Center to present "Art, Nature and You!"
On October 19 from noon to 2pm, professors from Miami University's College of Arts and Science will return to Cincinnati Museum Center for their ever-popular interactive gallery talks. This time, their goal will be to highlight the intersection of art and science in the natural world
10/14/2019
5 Tips for Utilizing Employer-Provided Educational Assistance
Did you know that many employers offer financial assistance to help employees advance in their careers? No, really. Did you? Because this benefit is often underutilized. We offer you 5 tips for utilizing employer-provided educational assistance.
10/14/2019
Certificates offer more options in Entrepreneurship
Can't do an Entrepreneurship co-major or minor? This year, there's a new option.