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Miami Media Highlights Feb. 20-26

Miami Media Highlights Feb. 20-26

Health Thoroughfare, Feb. 26: Video Games Are Great for Your Mental Health – Can They Replace Therapy?

Glenn Platt, the C. Michael Armstrong Professor of Network Technology and Management, is quoted in this article about growing evidence that shows playing commercial video games can help reduce anxiety and even depression.

Journal-News, Feb. 24: Intel officials talk with Miami University students about career possibilities

This article reports on officials from Intel Ohio speaking with Miami students during a presentation and Q-and-A held on Miami’s Oxford campus.

NPR WOSU-89.7, Feb. 23: The role of Black history in Ohio

Tammy Brown, associate professor of History, is featured in this broadcast on Ohio’s Black history and the role it has played in shaping the nation.

EdScoop, Feb. 23: More colleges adopting VR after new grants, gifts

This article reports on Miami being selected as one of 19 U.S. colleges and universities to participate in an immersive-learning pilot program for virtual reality headsets.

 EDUCAUSE Review, Feb. 22: Hybrid Learning and Space Reimagination: Optimizing Access and Equity to Promote Student Success

Laura Fathauer, senior web accessibility specialist, is quoted in this article about how the future of higher education is being reimagined by students and their preferences and choices for their learning objectives.

Fairfield Reporter, Feb. 22: Miami’s iGEM team garners an impressive outcome

This article reports on Miami University Biology and Microbiology majors Daria Perminova, Noura Sayed, and Nick Price representing Miami during the 2022 iGEM Grand Jamboree and doing exceptionally well. 

Benzinga Pro, Feb. 21: Duke Energy to increase graduation rates in Greater Cincinnati with $100,000 Foundation grant to Moon Shot for Equity

Ande Durojaiye, vice president and dean of Miami University Regionals, is quoted in this article about Duke Energy’s announcement of a $100,000 Foundation grant to support regional advancement of the Moon Shot for Equity initiative. Additional reports on this topic also appeared in:

Local 12, Feb. 20: Many parents embracing new technique to help in children’s long-term development

Kimberly Moore, dean of students, is interviewed in this segment about conscious parenting to set kids up for long-term success, and gives her five top strategies for ‘present parenting.’

Fairfield Reporter, Feb. 17: Phantom Power podcast journeys into “The sound world of Harriet Tubman”

This article discusses the Phantom Power podcast episode “The sound world of Harriet Tubman.”Mack Haygood, associate professor of Media and Communications, is the podcast host. 

San Francisco Examiner, Feb. 6: 'The Martin Luther King of music' is getting a new day in the sun

This article reports on the history of music and its relation to Black History Month. Tammy Kernodle, University Distinguished Professor of Music, is quoted.