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Miami Media Highlights July 31-Aug. 6

Miami Media Highlights July 31-Aug. 6

BBC, Radio 4, Aug. 6: Medicinal mushrooms – magically good for our health?
This podcast episode of The Food Programme features Nicholas Money, professor of Biology, discussing Lion’s Mane, a medicinal species of mushroom. 

Confessions of a Higher Ed CMO, Aug 4: A President's Role In Embodying A Brand
This podcast on the role a university’s president plays in shaping and embodying a brand features Ashlea Jones, interim senior director of storytelling and director of executive communications.

Inside Indiana Business, Aug. 4: How campuses can go cashless
This article highlights college campuses transitioning to a cashless environment for purchases. Miami University is mentioned in detailing how they first began the transition in 2011 with tuition payments.

evoLLLution, Aug. 3: Embracing Digital Marketing Principles to Stand Out in a Competitive Market
This article highlights the importance of digital marketing and the lessons learned as Miami University undertook an aggressive digital marketing strategy. The article is co-written by Miami President Gregory Crawford; Jessica Rivinius, vice president and chief marketing and communications officer; Courtney O’Banion, director of digital marketing; and Zach Vineyard, director of enrollment marketing technology.

BBC, Radio 4, Aug. 2: Inside Marjorie’s Parlour
This podcast, “Sideways,” is produced by BBC Radio 4 and highlights how music can allow a person to find joy within the deepest of losses. Tammy Kernodle, University Distinguished Professor of Music, is on the panel of experts.

CIO, Aug. 1: Invoking IT to help revitalize Indigenous languages at risk of extinction
This article features Daryl Baldwin, executive director of the Myaamia Center, and the collaboration with Miami’s IT Services to develop the Indigenous Language Digital Archive (ILDA). This searchable database is used to help restore and revitalize the languages of nearly a dozen tribes.

Journal-News, Aug. 1: Money from McCullough-Hyde Foundation granted to multiple organizations supporting health needs
This article lists the local recipients of grants from the McCullough-Hyde Foundation. Camp Kesem at Miami received $2,500 to provide camp programming that supports children through and beyond their parents’ cancer diagnosis and treatment.

The Russian Review, July 31: Russia’s Social Gospel: The Orthodox Pastoral Movement in Famine, War, and Revolution by Daniel Scarborough.
This book review was written by Scott Kenworthy, associate professor of Comparative Religion.