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Headline Highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in May

Our editors' picks provide a snapshot of recent news media coverage

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Headline Highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in May

Check out our weekly Miami Media Highlights on the Miami University News website.

Soapbox Cincinnati, May 21: How to bridge the gaps in mental health care? One way is students helping students

  • This article shares the mental health crisis in area schools. Miami University is mentioned as providing training to students at Talawanda middle school and high school to build a database of key stressors and what adults can do to help.

The Conversation, May 21: Soviet media downplayed the significance of the D-Day invasion

  • This article written by Stephen Norris, professor of History and director of the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, displayed how Soviet media and propaganda downplayed the D-Day invasion of WWII. 

NBC-WDTN, Ch. 2, May 19: Miami University celebrates over 4,000 degrees at commencement

  • This article shares that the Miami University 185th commencement was held on Saturday, May 18. Brian Niccol, chairman and CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill, was the commencement speaker. 

Earth News, May 19: AI Tool Predicts Whether Online Health Misinformation Will Cause Real-World Harm

  • This article on a new artificial intelligence tool geared to navigate complex online ecosystems features Christopher Wolfe, professor of Psychology.

New York Times, May 12: Disabled Adults Shouldn’t Have to Pay This Price to Marry

  • Pepper Stetler, professor of Art History, wrote this column on Supplemental Security Income, a federal program for people with little to no income and assets who have a disability or are over the age of 65.

The Revealer, May 8: From Ms. Marvel to Ramy: Muslims in American Media

  • This article shares an excerpt from “Pop Islam: Seeing American Muslims in Popular Media,” a new book written by Rosemary Pennington, associate professor of Journalism. 

WVXU 91.7, May 2: Miami University unveils sculpture by Leonardo Drew on Western Campus

  • Jack Green, director and chief curator of the Richard and Carole Cocks Art Museum at Miami, is quoted in this story on the unveiling of a new sculpture on Miami’s Western campus.

Dayton Business Journal, May 1: Miami University awarded $10M from Butler County for advanced manufacturing hub

  • This article looks at the recent awarding of $10 million to Miami University from the Butler County Board of Commissioners toward the upcoming advanced manufacturing hub collaboration that will house Miami and Butler Tech students (subscription may be required). Additional coverage appeared in the Cincinnati Business Courier Online, WVXU, and Journal-News, among other outlets.