Skip to Main Content
Excellence and Expertise

Headline Highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in November

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

Excellence and Expertise

Headline Highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in November

The Washington Post, Nov. 20: Do you talk more like a millennial or a boomer at work? Take this quiz to find out

  • Megan Gerhardt, professor of Management and Leadership, is featured as a contributing expert for this quiz and briefly explains communication characteristics of “Boomers” in the work setting.

NPR-WVXU, Ch. 91.7, Nov. 16: Journalist Wil Haygood will leave his collection of writings and documents to Miami University

  • Journalist and author Wil Haygood will leave his collected works, notes, and documents to his alma mater. He made the announcement while accepting the university's Freedom Summer of ’64 Award on Nov. 14. Stories on the Wil Haygood Collection also appeared in The Cincinnati Herald and in Movers & Makers.

FOXBusiness, Nov. 12: Competitive video gaming, esports boom at universities across America

  • This broadcast news story on the boom of esports features Glenn Platt, C. Michael Armstrong Professor of Network Technology and Management. The story also highlights Miami as a top tier esports program.

Forbes, Nov. 6: Can Brands Find Common Ground Among Consumers In Divisive Times?

  • Gillian Oakenfull, professor of Marketing, introduces the goal of pluralism, which embraces opposing viewpoints and perspectives and accepts that diversity leads to conflicts of values or interests between groups.

The Conversation, Nov. 6: As Ohio and other states decide on abortion, anti-abortion activists look to rebrand themselves as not religious

  • Anne Whitesell, assistant professor of Political Science, writes on the anti-abortion activists and their rebranding as states vote to determine abortion laws.

Wall Street Journal, Nov. 2: UAW’s Six-Week Strike Was Barely a Speed Bump for Jeep’s Hometown

  • Bradley Sommer, adjunct professor of History, is quoted in this article regarding how the United Auto Workers strike affects Toledo today as compared to how it would have been affected in the 1970s with a larger population employed by the automaker.