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Professor Rodney Coates awarded the President's Medal
Rodney Coates teaches critical race theory to 30 student-athletes participating in the Summer Bridge Program, which Coates created several years ago with Craig Bennett, now senior director of the Student Success Center. In this photo, he's teaching about Loving v. Virginia, the landmark civil rights decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the court ruled that laws banning interracial marriage violate the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.The professor of critical race and ethnic studies was presented with the award “in recognition of his extraordinary service to Miami University and the entire Miami Community."
On Leaving Europe
Hannah Sroka enjoyed her spring MUDEC semester so much, she picked up a summer internship in Luxembourg. Now that it has come time to leave Europe, she shares her impressions.
Raval Awarded Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Grant
Vaishali Raval Awarded Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Grant to enhance cultural competence of educators in the Global Miami Plan.
The Albarrán Family's Memorable MUDEC Year
What is it like to live as a family in Luxembourg while teaching for MUDEC during a pandemic? The Albarrán family shares their story.
Family of David Shrider establishes study abroad scholarship in his name
A new scholarship has been established to honor David Shrider.
In memoriam: David Shrider, associate professor of finance
David Shrider, associate professor of finance at Miami University and director of Global Business Initiatives, died June 25 in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska.
Passport Services at MacMillan
Passport Services at MacMillan Hall is open for business! Visit for details. Appointments can be made by emailing or phoning 513-529-8600.
10th Annual National Civil Rights Conference comes to Miami University
Miami University will host the 10th Annual National Civil Rights Conference June 20-22 on the Oxford campus. This is the first time the conference is being held in the Midwest.
Historic marker fosters healing from past racially motivated injustices
Soil collected in 2019 from the lynching sites join jars from across the nation at the Equal Justice Initiative's Legacy Museum in Alabama. Note: Research discovered two differeent , spellings for one victim's name. It was later determined that the correct spelling is Simeon Garnet. Several years of work led by Miami University's Truth and Reconciliation Project culminated with a narrative historic marker that is now a permanent fixture in the City of Oxford. An unveiling ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, June 21, in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park uptown.