Hope Kirby named Astronaut Scholar
Miami University senior microbiology major Hope Kirby has been awarded a scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. She is one of 60 students from 44 universities to receive the award for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Miami researchers optimize new technique for evaluating potential drugs to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria
"Because metallo-beta-lactamases (which render many clinical strains of bacteria resistant to all penicillin-like antibiotics) contain two metal ions we are able to use a variety of spectroscopic techniques to study them," said Caitlyn Thomas, doctoral candidate in the lab of Michael Crowder.
Miami's Rodney Coates featured on CBS New Special and PRIME With Charles Blow
Miami professor Rodney Coates breaks down the history of Juneteenth on the CBS News Radio Special "America Changed Forever" hosted by Jeff Pegues (Miami '92), CBS News Chief Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent.
10th Annual National Civil Rights Conference comes to Miami University
Miami University will host the 10th Annual National Civil Rights Conference June 20-22 on the Oxford campus. This is the first time the conference is being held in the Midwest.
Historic marker fosters healing from past racially motivated injustices
Several years of work led by Miami University's Truth and Reconciliation Project culminated with a narrative historic marker that is now a permanent fixture in the City of Oxford. An unveiling ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, June 21, in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park uptown. 
Miami's Juneteenth 'Teach-in': a Q-and-A with Professor Rodney Coates
Rodney Coates, a professor of critical race and ethnic studies in the department of global and intercultural studies at Miami University, will give a pre-recorded webinar lecture at 2 p.m. Friday, June 18, about the importance of Juneteenth in American history.
Thousands to enjoy a “Miami experience” this summer
More than 5,000 youths and adults are expected to participate on Miami University’s Oxford campus this summer in a variety of educational programs, athletic camps, conferences, and other events.
Business executive Dinesh Paliwal named newest Miami national board trustee
Miami University's board of trustees has named business executive Dinesh Paliwal the newest national board trustee.
The Kissing Bug gets 'Fresh Air'
Miamians heard a familiar voice on national airways June 8 when the music receded and famed NPR journalist Terry Gross introduced “Fresh Air” and the topic du jour: the kissing bug. Formally known as triatomine bugs, these blood sucking insects can carry the T. cruzi parasite that causes Chagas disease — a disease that killed the aunt of Daisy Hernández, associate professor of English, and inspired her to write The Kissing Bug: The True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation's Neglect of a Deadly Disease. It’s that book — seven years in the making — that found Hernández interviewed by Gross this week, living out a personal dream while telling her family’s story.
Construction to begin this fall on the Richard M. McVey Data Science Building
Construction of the three-story building is expected to be completed for use in January 2024.
Pair of Miami University studies assesses COVID-19 interventions and vaccine efficacy
Led by Philippe Giabbanelli, associate professor of computer science and software engineering, and Junjiang Li '21, computer science and software engineering major, the studies used computer simulations to study the impact of each possible set of interventions on the number of potential COVID-19 cases.
Miami names Cristina Alcalde new vice president for institutional diversity and inclusion
Alcalde will provide vision and leadership for university-wide diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, advancement and enhancement.