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Miami Media Highlights June 26-July 2

Miami Media Highlights June 26-July 2


Cincinnati Enquirer, June 30: Affirmative action won't fix problems faced by colleges and universities | Opinion
This OpEd article written by Rodney Coates, professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, focuses on the recent Supreme Court decision on affirmative action.

USA Today, June 28: Viral Grimace shake trend has TikTokers covered in McDonald's special dessert

This story features the latest TikTok trend involving a new McDonald’s dessert shake.  Two Miami University students are featured in the article as their video has gone viral with over 715,000 views. Additional reports appeared on:

University Business, June 28: How 2 college equity leaders advise navigating a changing climate amid backlash
This article on DEI in higher education features Darryl Rice, associate professor of Management.

Cardinal News, June 28: Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation announces grant recipients
This article announces that the Lynchburg Academy of the Arts has received a grant to implement the “Opening Minds Through Art” program, a national therapeutic intervention designed by Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University.

Amazon, June 28: AWS continues to invest in Ohio
This article published by Amazon reports on the $7.8 million investment to be made in Ohio by Amazon Web Service (AWS) to enable growth and create job opportunities. Miami is listed as an Ohio university that provides AWS academy courses. 

Liberal Education, June 27: Inquiry and Discovery All Around
This article on implementing and the positive impact of the teacher-scholar method was written by Miami President Gregory Crawford.

LeagueFeed, June 27: Gaming Benefits: How to Get an Esports Scholarship This Year
This article provides information on Esports scholarships available for college students. Miami is named in the article as having a varsity program and top tier-training programs for Esports athletes.

The Gerontological Society, June 26: The Gerontological Society of American selects 2023 Fellows
This article announces individuals named as a 2023 Fellow by The Gerontological Society of America. Phyllis Cummins, senior research scholar and adjunct assistant professor of Scripps Gerontology Center, is one of the 49 named Fellows. Additional reports also appeared in: