Beckman Scholars embrace research opportunities
Callie Miller and Audrey Short have been selected as Beckman Scholars for 2017-2018. The $19,300 scholarship provides exceptional undergraduate students with continued support for a mentored research project over two summers and one academic year.
Ray Mock reflects on circles, connections and career
The late alumnus John Dolibois, who started Miami's alumni program and later became vice president for university relations at Miami, wrote about his life as a pattern of circles. Ray Mock understands.
Keeping up with technology is something John Moore knows about
After almost 36 years at Miami, John Moore's last day will be June 30. A week before that, Moore, a support analyst II in IT, will operate the mixing board at Miami's board of trustees meeting for the last time -- his 122nd consecutive meeting.
Miami biology instructor enjoys modeling mammals and birds from clay
Walk into Mike Wright’s third-floor studio in the Oxford Community Arts Center and you’ll find yourself surrounded by all kinds of interesting creatures, including a flying squirrel, a green heron, wood frogs and a spotted salamander.
Keeping track of income at Miami is "taxing" work for Tracy Troxel
For most of us "tax time" is in the spring, but for Tracy Troxel, Miami's tax and compliance analyst, there is more than one "tax time" each year. Since the university is tax-exempt, most people think there are no returns to file, but Troxel explains why that's not correct.
Stephen Mays provides a safe and "pest-free" work environment
After 31 years of working in pest management, Stephen Mays, senior building and grounds specialist, has dealt with everything from bats to bald-faced hornets to termites. He says pest management is all about promoting a safe and healthy environment for all of us to work, live, learn and eat in.
No time for sympathy; Jim Rhodes tackles ALS
The average admission tour of Miami University’s campus is about 8,000 steps. Multiply that by three, and that’s about how many steps Jim Rhodes takes everyday, and he never leaves his building.
Janet Mallen served her country and now serves Miami students
In her job as senior assistant director of the Student Success Center, Janet Mallen uses her experience as a Marine veteran and former transfer student to help her relate to students in the same situations.
Rachelle Alexander treats Miami students like family
Rachelle Alexander has been a building and grounds assistant in Miami's residence halls for several years. As she prepared to move from Dodds Hall to the culinary support center, she shared what it's been like to work in the residence halls.