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Miami Media Highlights Oct. 2-8

Miami Media Highlights Oct. 2-8

The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 8: Do We Need to Wear Noise-Canceling Headphones and Earbuds This Much?
This article looking at how noise canceling headphones can cut us off from the world and communication with others features Mack Hagood, the Robert H. and Nancy J. Blaney Associate Professor of Media, Journalism, and Film. This article also appeared on MSN, and Hagood was also quoted in a recent story in the Washington Post.

Marketplace, Oct. 6: What are the origins of rebates?
This article highlights the origins of rebates for consumers. Adam Rottinghaus, assistant professor of Strategic Communication, is quoted.

City Beat, Oct. 6: Miami University Student Performs on The Voice
Miami University student Sam Dearie was a recent contestant on NBC’s “The Voice.” Dearie is a junior Finance major in the Farmer School of Business. Dearie’s story also was featured on NBC-WDNT, Ch. 2.

Journal-News, Oct. 5: Video: Boardwalk at Park in Oxford
This article highlights the work of Three Valley Conservative Trust (3VCT) in Oxford. Mark Boardman, professor emeritus of Geology and 3VCT board member, developed the prototype for a seed library to be installed at four local Butler County parks.

MSN Travel, Oct. 5: Serene sights at Miami University
This photo gallery shares recent images from Miami’s Oxford campus.

NPR - WVXU, Cincinnati Edition, Ch. 91.7, Oct. 4: With a rise in cases of wild mushroom poisoning, here's what you need to know about foraging
This edition of the broadcast radio show Cincinnati Edition features Nicholas Money, professor of Biology and director of the Western Program, speaking about foraging and mushroom poisoning.

Journal-News, Oct. 3: Miami University’s Project Dragonfly turns 20, sees students advance careers
This article reports on the Project Dragonfly graduate program at Miami University that is focused on engaging graduate students through global field programs and Earth Expeditions. Jamie Anzano, director of communications and research for Project Dragonfly, is quoted.  

NBC, Today, Oct. 2: Beyoncé and Taylor Swift aren’t rivals. So why are they often pitted against each other?
Tammy Kernodle, University Distinguished Professor of Music, weighs in on the fan-induced rivalry of Beyoncé and Taylor Swift. Kernodle further explains that these artists have shifted the paradigm of excellence with their respective summer concert tours. 

Dayton Daily News, Oct. 2: 'Nourish the Service' event to tackle military family food insecurity
This article highlights an upcoming event to offset food scarcity of military families and veterans. The article features Geri Lynn Maples, the Blue Star Family Chapter director and assistant professor of Computer and Information Technology.