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Miami Media Highlights May 20-26

Miami Media Highlights May 20-26

Journal-News, May 24: Campus statue unveiled for Miami U. business school backer
Miami University President Gregory Crawford is quoted in this story on the new sculpture honoring Richard and Joyce Farmer outside the Farmer School of Business.

ABC-KTUL, CH. 8,  May 22: Morning Habits
Health reporter Liz Bonis reports from the Miami University Hamilton campus on starting a morning fitness routine.

The Conversation, May 21: A century ago, anti-immigrant backlash almost closed America’s doors
Matthew Smith, visiting assistant professor of History, wrote this article on the 100th anniversary of the 1924 Immigration Act. Smith highlights three changes in U.S. immigration views and racial exclusion over the 19th century.

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. 

Movie Guide, May 20: The Beginning of Wisdom
This review on the documentary “The Beginning of Wisdom” explores the history of Christianity and education in Colonial America. It is mentioned that the McGuffey Reader, still used today in homeschooling, was written in 1836 by Presbyterian minister and chair of Moral Philosophy at Miami, William Holmes McGuffey.

NPR-WVXU, Ch. 91.7, May 20: 'This is still a print town.' New Oxford Free Press to debut this summer
This broadcast news story announces the Oxford Free Press, a weekly printed newspaper, will begin publication later this summer. The story features Richard Campbell, professor emeritus from the Department of Media, Journalism, and Film, and Sean Scott, recent graduate and former editor-in-chief of the Miami Student.