Senate News, January 29, 2024
Minutes of the University Senate meeting from December 4, 2023 were approved. Senate received the Graduate Council Minutes from December 5, 2023 on the Consent Calendar. The following resolutions were passed: SR 24-06 Graduate Assistantship Policy Proposal SR 24-07 EDP-Counselor Education-Master of Education Two special reports were presented: Brooke Flinders provided an introduction to her role as Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs. Mark Krafft, Partner for Bain and Company, presented a summary of the Senate Retreat Focus Group Input from the January 22, 2024 retreat session. Updates regarding low-enrolled majors and the Pan-Humanities Workshop were provided by Provost Mullenix.
Miami Establishes Mental Health Incubator Fund
Miami is launching a mental health incubator fund to catalyze innovative initiatives enhancing student mental health and well-being. The fund, open to faculty, staff, and student proposals, offers financial support ranging from $500 to $20,000 for projects fostering mental health education, prevention, skill-building, and more.
January Workday Update
Workday is transitioning from the Architect and Configure phase into Testing with lots of ongoing activities.
RapidIdentity Go-Live Sneak Peek
Here are some sneak peeks that you can expect to experience as we transition to the new IGA tool.
Upcoming: DMARC compliance enforcement
Do you ever send more than 5,000 emails per day to recipients outside the Miami domain (i.e., to @Gmail.com or @Yahoo.com addresses)? If so, this notice is for you!
Minohsayaki 'Painted Robes' Exhibition at Miami University gives voice to Peewaalia and Myaamia peoples
The exhibition, which runs from Jan. 30 through June 8, will feature a number of recent examples of painted deer hides and document the process of revitalization of this tradition after its decline from the 1700s. Miami University Communications and Marketing, Jan 23, 2024
Miami wins NASPA Award for "Students Fight Back: Stepping Up Against Violence" Program
Miami University received the "Outstanding Peer Education Program Award" for its innovative initiative, "Students Fight Back: Stepping Up Against Violence." The collaborative effort involving HAWKS Peer Health Educators, Intercollegiate Athletics, and ItÂ’s on Us showcases the university's dedication to addressing societal issues through teamwork and leadership, as recognized at the NASPA Strategies conference in January.
Login change: Duo Universal Prompt
After Jan. 24, when you log in, the Duo prompt will look at little different.
Winter Break Upgrades List: 2023-2024 Edition
Here are some of the activities that we will be doing during this time.
Miami ID Card System Upgrade Planned for Jan. 8
Miami's ID Card system, CS Gold, will undergo an upgrade beginning on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024.
Top 9 Tech Gifts of 2023
We made it to the end of the year! Reward your favorite techie this holiday season with the best tech gifts of 2023.
Weekly Tech Update: Your what's what of IT news
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