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Miami Media Highlights Feb. 19-25

Miami Media Highlights Feb. 19-25

National Geographic, Feb 23:​​ Demand for death doulas has soared. Here's how they help patients go with grace.
This article highlights end-of-life doulas. Elizabeth Lokon, who recently retired from the Scripps Gerontology Center, is quoted. 

Cincinnati Magazine, Feb 23: This Miami University Professor is Making Strides in Cancer Research
This blog post features the cancer research being done at Miami by Rick Page, associate vice president for Research and Innovation and professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Cincinnati Business Courier, Feb 22: Miami University sets groundbreaking for $72M renovation of Bachelor Hall
This article announces the renovation of Bachelor Hall to begin in June 2024.

Spectrum News 1, Ch. 24, Feb 21: Students, teachers in path of totality prac­ticing for solar eclipse
This broadcast news story features students from Talawanda High School that will be working in collaboration with Miami to record and study the April 8 solar eclipse.

NBC-WLWT, Ch. 5, Feb 20: Senate Debate
This broadcast news story reports that Miami University will serve as the host location for the upcoming Ohio Senate debate on March 6. Additional reports appeared in the Dayton Daily News and the Journal-News, among other media outlets.

The Conversation, Feb 20: Separate water fountains for Black people still stand in the South – thinly veiled monuments to the long, strange, dehumanizing history of segregation
This article on the dehumanization of segregation is written by Rodney Coates, professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies.

Cincinnati Business Courier, Feb 20: Miami University plans first solar arrays as part of decarbonization push on Oxford campus
This article highlights Miami's plan for its first renewable energy installation on campus as the school continues a decade-long push toward carbon neutrality. Cody Powell, associate vice president of Facilities, Planning, and Operations, is quoted. An additional report appeared on CBS-WKRC, Ch. 12.

Nature, Feb 19: Black voices in cancer research and oncology
This article interviews five Black researchers on what is needed to make research more equal, diverse and inclusive. Runcie C.W. Chidebe, doctoral student of Social Gerontology in the Department of Sociology and Gerontology, is featured.

700WLW, 700AM, Feb 19: Congratulations to Miami University Volleyball Coach
Radio host Ken Broo and Seg Denison congratulate coach Carolyn Condit on retirement and the awarding of an honorary degree from Miami.

Movers & Makers, Feb 19: Main Street Ventures helps student entrepreneurs ‘launch’ concepts
This article announces the winners of the Main Street Ventures summer residency program. Miami student Tatum Linder won a $10,000 grant for her company Silux, a luxury silicone ring brand. The article also mentions 2023 winner and Miami alumna VaLanDria Smith-Lash and her skincare company, Coarse Culture.