Miami University to honor Wayne Embry and his late wife, Terri, with the Freedom Summer of ’64 Award
Miami University will honor NBA executive and basketball icon Wayne Embry (Miami '58) and his late wife, Terri Embry (Miami '60), with the Freedom Summer of ’64 Award. The award is bestowed by Miami each year upon a distinguished leader who has inspired the nation to advance civil rights and social justice.
An army of essential workers: a Q-and-A with Cody Powell
February has been filled with plenty of snow and ice — with more forecast to come. That means it has been a busy time for Miami’s essential staff who keep the Miami community safe, the students fed well and those sidewalks clear.  
Jumping genes: a Q-and-A with geneticist Meixia Zhao
Now in her third year at Miami, geneticist and computational biologist Meixia Zhas has a recent grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a new major publication published this week, and a new baby.
Miami and Oxford initiative to transform uptown into an entrepreneurial hub
A start-up initiative envisioned by Miami University and the City of Oxford to revitalize an area along College Avenue and Elm Street recently received a $1 million jump-start from Ohio’s 2021-2022 state capital budget.
Miami University rolls out employee certification program co-developed with Cleveland Clinic
The newest collaborative effort between Miami University and Cleveland Clinic is an upskill certification program focused on data analytics.
CVG Airport and Miami University agree to new management for the operation of Miami University Airport-OXD
Miami will continue to own the OXD Airport, as well as the 300 acres on which it is located. CVG will manage and operate the facility, which will remain a general aviation airport that supports corporate flights, flight training and recreational flights. The term of the lease and operation agreement is for five years, renewable for five additional five-year terms.
Miami University named one of 20 wheelchair-friendly colleges in first guide for wheelchair users
Wheels on Campus: A Guide to Wheelchair-Friendly Higher Education named Miami University one of 20 colleges that create wheelchair-friendly campuses and cultures that promote an inclusive college experience.
Stacey Lowery Bretz elected chair of the American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Education
Stacey Lowery Bretz, University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been elected Chair of the Division of Chemical Education in the American Chemical Society for 2021. The American Chemical Society (ACS) is one of the world’s largest scientific organizations.
Looking ahead into 2021: What's on the horizon at Miami?
As Miami University prepares for the start of spring semester on Jan. 25, here’s a look at headlines that highlight some of the efforts already underway or on the horizon in 2021.
Myaamia Center's National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages receives NEH grant
The Myaamia Center's National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages was recently awarded a $349,442 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant.
Miami to erect statue in honor of basketball icon Wayne Embry (Miami '58)
"The pride I have as a Miami of Ohio alumnus is deep and I am genuinely grateful and touched to have the enduring honor," said Embry, A statue capturing his likeness and signature hook shot will become the first honoring an African American alumnus at Miami University.
Miami University-based initiative receives $6 million to aid mental wellness for Ohio's K-12 students and staff
$6 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) fund will support the Ohio School Wellness Initiative to aid mental health and substance use supports for Ohio’s K-12 students and staff. The project team is led by Cricket Meehan, director of Miami's Center for School-Based Mental Health Programs.