Miami offers first fully developed virtual study abroad program
This winter term, Miami University will offer MiamiConnects Virtual Global Learning, its first fully developed virtual study abroad program. MiamiConnects offers online workshops that let students engage with different kinds of communities. All workshops will meet Global Perspectives Miami Plan requirements, with minimal participation costs.
Work+ Program inspires new state legislation, becomes a model for Ohio
What began as a conversation several years ago between Miami University President Greg Crawford and Ohio Senator William Coley (R-Butler County) is now new state legislation.
Stats+Stories podcast honored with national award for mathematics communications
Translating the complexities of science and math work into a story for a general audience is key to challenging the anti-science and anti-evidence strains running through our mediated culture, say the Stats + Stories podcast team, which is honored with the 2021 Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) Communications Award.
In Memoriam: Richard Nault, who touched hundreds of student lives
Mentor to many, friend to all. Vice president emeritus for student affairs, Richard Nault profoundly touched hundreds if not thousands of lives during his 25 years at Miami University. He died Wednesday, Oct. 21, at his home in Oxford, Ohio.
Miami is a Top 100 Sierra Club Cool School and a Princeton Review Green College
Miami University ranked 71st among the Sierra Club’s "Coolest Schools" 2020 for the greenest colleges, the top Ohio public university on the list of 312 schools ranked. Miami is also again listed in The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges: 2021 Edition, one of 416 schools selected for being environmentally responsible.
Miami Regionals ranked in top 20 Best Online Colleges for ROI: Bachelor’s Degrees
The Miami University Regionals online bachelor's degree program placed 17th in the 2021 Best Online Bachelor's Degrees: Colleges with the Highest Return on Investment by Online U, a new ranking system for online degree programs.
Mid-American Conference honors outstanding faculty
Molly Kelly's efforts as an exceptional teacher, and her wholehearted dedication to the student experience, have led to her becoming Miami University’s institutional winner for the inaugural 2019-20 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Outstanding Faculty for Student Success Award.
Miami University and Hoxworth Blood Center announce first convalescent plasma blood drive
Hoxworth Blood Center and Miami University have announced plans to host the first-ever convalescent plasma collection event in Ohio.
Extramural funding at Miami University sets new record in fiscal year 2020
The total extramural funding received in FY 2020 was $26,951,278, an increase of more than 10% over FY 2019, according to Mike Crowder, interim vice president for research and innovation.
Miami faculty adapt to online and hybrid teaching; developing tools and techniques that will serve students far beyond COVID-19 pandemic
While Miami classes look radically different than they did a year ago, faculty and students are capitalizing on new tools and techniques to serve students, in many cases providing efficiencies or opportunities they did not previously envision.
Miami’s NROTC Unit receives top excellence award from Department of Defense
Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NROTC) Unit, Miami University has been awarded a prestigious Department of Defense ROTC and Educational Institution Partnership Excellence Award. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said in a letter to Miami President Greg Crawford that the award makes its debut this year, recognizing the outstanding ROTC unit and host educational institution for each military department.
Miami fire scientist: "Zombie fires" one of new features driving Arctic fires
"Zombie fires" and burning of fire-resistant vegetation are new features driving Arctic fires — with strong consequences for the global climate — warn international fire scientists in a commentary published this week in Nature Geoscience. "We need new approaches to wildland fire fighting to save the Arctic — there's no time to lose."