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Miami Media Highlights Feb. 26-March 3

Miami Media Highlights Feb. 26-March 3

The Conversation, Feb 29: How Russia has managed to shake off the impact of sanctions – with a little help from its friends
This article explores way in which Vladimir Putin has sanction-proofed Russia with the help of friendly nations. The piece is co-authored by Keith Preble, visiting assistant professor of Political Science.

Cincinnati Enquirer, Feb 29: Spring Break 2024: When Ohio's major universities, colleges go on break, travel warnings issued
This article announces the dates of Spring Break for Ohio universities and colleges. The article includes a travel warning from the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mexico regarding personal safety threats. Additional reports appeared in The Columbus Dispatch and Akron Beacon Journal.

Times Herald-Record, Feb 29: Rockland rally to demand higher pay for workers who aid New Yorkers with disabilities
This article details the 2025 budget plans of New York Gov. Kathy Hochul in relation to not-for-profit health care workers. The article references a preliminary study by Jennifer Cohen, associate professor of Global and Intercultural Studies. This article has been republished by nine New York publications.

Dayton Daily News, Feb 28: Organizations provide means for seniors to stay active and avoid isolation
This article features area organizations that provide specialized activities for senior adults. The Oxford Senior Community Center is recognized for the 222 members that attend exercise classes three times a week taught by Miami University students studying health and kinesiology.

Forbes, Feb 28: How We’ll Be Interacting With AI As It Takes On More Work
This article explores how the business sector and the public may interact with artificial intelligence in the future. John Femiani, professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering, is quoted. Additional reports appeared in the Financial News 24/7. 

NPR-MARKETPLACE, Feb 28: How a lack of local news coverage may have played a role in a 2018 election scandal
This radio segment and article highlights how the lack of a local news outlet can play a role in the outcome of elections. Miami University is mentioned as student reporters have added a local Oxford community page to the student newspaper to fill the void left when the local newspaper ceased operations earlier this year. This story played in 81 NPR markets across the U.S.

CBS-WWMT, Ch. 3, Feb 28: LIST: West Michigan gears up for Reading Month with interactive events for book lovers
This article published in Kalamazoo, Michigan is promoting March as Reading Month and mentions Miami University (Howe Center for Writing Excellence).

Dayton Daily News, Feb 27: 4 times movies were filmed in Butler County
This article reports on the four times that movies have been filmed in Butler County.  Miami University is mentioned as having been a prominent filming location for 2011 ‘Ides of March’ starring George Clooney, as well as a film currently being shot starring Sylvester Stallone. Additional reports appeared in the Journal-News.

Spectrum News, Ch. 14, Feb 26: Solar Eclipse Research
This broadcast news story features Chemical Engineering major Olivia Freeman. Miami University is working in collaboration with Talawanda High School to study the April 8 solar eclipse. Additional reports appeared in Spectrum News NY, Ch. 1 and Spectrum News, Buffalo, Ch 1.