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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. 
Miami's Juneteenth 'Teach-in': a Q-and-A with Professor Rodney Coates
Rodney Coates, a professor of critical race and ethnic studies in the department of global and intercultural studies at Miami University, will give a pre-recorded webinar lecture at 2 p.m. Friday, June 18, about the importance of Juneteenth in American history.
EHS students win Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarships to help fund study abroad
Congratulations Alexis Fields, integrated social studies education and Tea Gilbert, integrated English language arts education.
Five Miami students named Gilman Scholars
Five Miami University students received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to help fund their study abroad experiences this summer and during the coming academic year. The combined total awarded to these students is $20,000.
CAS faculty receive national fellowships for scholarship projects beginning in the summer and fall
Three faculty members from across the College of Arts and Science have recently received prominent research fellowships to support their research projects and professional development.
Miami names Cristina Alcalde new vice president for institutional diversity and inclusion
Alcalde will provide vision and leadership for university-wide diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, advancement and enhancement.
Patrick Roy Finds His Place at Miami...and Beyond
Patrick Roy, an exchange student from Germany, has spent the spring semester at Miami. His advice to other students: "Stay for an entire year."
Faculty Research Profile: Jordan Fenton
Dr. Jordan A. Fenton, Assistant Professor of Art History (recently promoted to Associate Professor), is a specialist of African Art History, with an emphasis on the visual and performed expression of Nigerian masquerade arts. At Miami, Fenton teaches introductions on non-Western art and courses and seminars exploring Africa and its Diaspora.
Four Miami Students, Alumni to Embark on Fulbright Grants, Two Others Alternates
Left to right, top: Johanna Alexander, Nicole Anselmo, Elena Arduin, Sarah Frick and Madeline Marshall.  Bottom: Elizabeth Martin, Camila Rodriguez, Katherine Rogers, Hanna Vera and Julia Zorc.Congratulations to Cecilia Burtis, Inaara Ladha, Nicole Anselmo, Hanna Vera, Hannah Andersen, Hailey Kingsbury on their Fulbright accomplishments!