Lauren Misel: solving biological problems with computers
Lauren Misel, a junior microbiology major and bioinformatics minor from Newark, had never taken a programming course until her sophomore year at Miami. Two semesters later she was selected as a Miami-Hughes intern, spending the summer conducting research and working on a software tool.
Distinguished Scholar Award recipients for 2015: Boone, Bretz and Mao
Miami University Distinguished Scholar Awards for 2015 have been presented to William Boone, professor of educational psychology; Stacey Lowery Bretz, University Distinguished Professor of chemistry and biochemistry; and LuMing Mao, chair and professor of English.
Drones, video games and road trip weather trackers: Projects inspired by students in Digital System Design course led to a summer of research
Ranging from creating an autonomous drone for taking photos during an ultimate Frisbee tournament to creating a computer program to generate landscapes for video games.
Eric Rubeo, student, scholar, writer: "Now is a good time to be a creative writing major" at Miami
Eric Rubeo, a senior English literature, creative writing and adolescent English education triple major from Montgomery, has taken advantage of many research and writing opportunities at Miami.
Maria Dellapina is "living my vision" at Miami: doing research and working with faculty
Part of a series of highlights on Undergraduate Research, Summer 2015. Maria Dellapina, Miami-Hughes intern: amphibian conservation research with Michelle Boone, associate professor of biology.
Linda Kramer found her voice in the colors of quilts
Most of the patterns found in Miami's College of Engineering and Computing probably appear in spreadsheets and data sequences. But, in the office of Linda Kramer, CEC communications director, complex patterns in bold colors pop from the quilts on her walls.
Joan Ayers: Hanging up her apron after 61 years at Miami
Walk into Martin Dining Hall for breakfast, and you can't miss Joan Ayers. She's the "egg lady" who yells at diners every morning when a fresh batch of eggs hits the line.
JS Bragg leads by taking the supporting role
JS Bragg teaches students leadership skills. Not by taking the lead himself, but by guiding with unconditional support — even at the midnight hour.
Leah Tuscany shares passion for art and alpacas
Leah Tuscany is a personnel manager and artist whose teaching background contributes to her compassion for newly hired employees and to her passion for art. She also is the proud owner of six alpacas who teach her about "personal space."