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01/09/2020
Polar deserts could provide first look at climate change effects in Antarctica
Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys is one of the few environments on Earth where living organisms are dramatically affected by minor changes in climate. Miami's Rachael Morgan-Kiss is one of dozens of scientists who have been investigating the polar desertÂ’s ecosystems through the McMurdo Long Term Ecological Research (MCM LTER) project.
12/19/2019
Presidential Election 2020 Tipsheet
Miami University faculty with expertise on topics related to a U.S. presidential election.
11/06/2019
How does avian decline affect the Midwest?
Faculty member Dave Russell, one of a handful of master bird banders in the country, works to improve birds' odds of survival.
10/29/2019
Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1: 140 presentations, posters and art displays
Graduate students from all divisions will present more than 140 oral sessions, poster presentations and art displays at the Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1.
10/24/2019
Museums Miami Center brings entities under one umbrella
Michael Hatch, assistant professor of art history, discusses a print piece with a student, while Robert Wicks, director of the Miami University Art Museum, talks to another student in the class at the art museum.Miami's seven museums and museum-like entities have joined forces under one umbrella organization, the Museums Miami Center. The Council of Academic Deans approved the request to establish the interdisciplinary university center.
10/17/2019
Students from around the country conduct research at Miami
Miami sophomore zoology major Ty Cooley searches for amphibians at Shaker Trace Wetlands in Harrison, OhioThey ventured from Iowa, North Carolina, Puerto Rico and other communities to study at Miami University during the summer as part of the NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.
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.
09/26/2019
Graduate and research leadership role to be split
Miami University's board of trustees at this month's meeting approved a resolution to separate the positions of dean of the Graduate School and university chief research officer.
09/12/2019
Stacey Lowery Bretz receives ACS Award for Achievement in Research
The prestigious American Chemical Society (ACS) Award for Achievement in Research on Teaching and Learning of Chemistry for 2020 will be presented to Stacey Lowery Bretz, University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Miami University.