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05/12/2021
2021 GRC Graduates Honored
Global Initiatives honored five graduating seniors who have completed requirements for the Global Readiness Certificate.
05/06/2021
CAS students tackle interdisciplinary COVID-19 research at Miami's annual Undergraduate Research Forum
The 27th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum, held on April 21 over Zoom, featured over 500 Miami student researchers giving a total of 220 presentations. With support from their faculty mentors, students presented their year-long research projects that were conducted in a variety of disciplines and approaches, such as community projects, independent studies, service-learning projects, and creative projects.
05/05/2021
Students showcase their geological research at Miami's first geoscience symposium
The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science (GLG) organized their first annual Geosciences Student Research Symposium (GSRS) this spring. Held April 14 via Zoom, the symposium featured 17 research presentations from undergraduate and graduate students.
05/03/2021
English professors strive to keep students engaged in an age of entirely virtual learning
May marks over a year since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March of last year, students and professors alike have faced a multitude of difficulties in the shift to virtual learning. When the new school year began, professors were aware of the obstacles that they'd come to face in an entirely virtual classroom, and two in the Department of English have particularly risen to the challenge.
04/30/2021
Rodney Coates and Tom Fisher selected as CAS Distinguished Educators for 2021
Professor of Global and Intercultural Studies Rodney D. Coates and Associate Professor of Statistics Thomas Fisher have both been selected as the 2021 Distinguished Educators from the College of Arts and Science.
04/22/2021
Panelists discuss structural factors that impact high-risk group experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic
Kathie Brinkman, an Oxford community member who serves as an advocate for her 95-year-old mother in assisted living, and Courtney Hineman, a community outreach advocate for the Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities as well as the co-leader of the Speak Up Self-Advocacy Program, spoke as panelists about the COVID-19 pandemic on April 6 via Zoom.
04/19/2021
Tarah Trueblood a Guest on 'We Need to Talk' Podcast
The Office of the Dean of Students has launched a podcast, “We Need to Talk," intended to spark conversation on dialogue across difference. On episode 1, director of the Center for American and World Cultures Tarah Trueblood discusses the context for our polarized world and providing tips for engaging in dialogues with people of different viewpoints.
03/23/2021
Strippel Series Tackles Inequities in Pandemic Response
As more information became available on COVID-19’s disproportionately negative impact on poor, elderly, disabled, and communities of color, it became obvious to the Strippel Fund committee that they needed to use their platform to provide social justice leadership perspectives on ensuring equitable access to healthcare and other resources in communities hardest hit by COVID-19.
03/16/2021
Critical Language Scholarship Finalists and Alternate Named
Three Miami students were named as Critical Language Scholarship Semi-Finalists in January. Mackenzie Holtz and Nancy Pellegrino have been offered the CLS, with Navkiran Chima as alternate.