World’s lakes losing oxygen rapidly as planet warms: Miami researchers part of large-scale study
Oxygen levels in the world’s temperate freshwater lakes are declining rapidly — faster than in the oceans — a trend driven largely by climate change that threatens freshwater biodiversity and drinking water quality.
More than 20 Miami professors among top 2% of researchers based on analysis of citations
More than 20 Miami University faculty members are among the top 2 percent of the world's researchers, according to a recent Stanford University study. Based on an analysis of citations, the study identified the top scholars among nearly eight million authors in 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields.
Through the Lens: Campus cicada invasion photo gallery
Scott Kissell, senior university photographer, captured the Brood X cicada invasion on Miami's Oxford campus.  View the photo gallery: Miami Cicada Invasion
Hardship or Hope? Miami students study the American Dream in small-town Iowa
As a Hispanic kid growing up in Storm Lake, Iowa, Matthew Marroquín had no concept of race. “I just knew that if I go over to this friend’s house, I say ‘hello’ to their mother in this way, and if I go to a different friend’s house, I had to learn ‘sabaideebor’ for Laos, or ‘xin chào’ for Vietnamese.”
Headline Highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in May
Our editors picks for May provide a snapshot of recent news coverage.
Through the Lens: Miami University photographers capture nine commencement ceremonies in four days
Decorated caps, beaming faces and hands holding diplomas are part of the gallery of images captured by Miami University photographers during Miami’s 2020 and 2021 in-person commencement ceremonies.
Miami honors Wayne and Theresa Embry with Freedom Summer of '64 Award
On May 18, Miami University unveiled a statue of NBA executive and basketball icon Wayne Embry (Miami ’58). The Freedom Summer of '64 Award honors the Embrys’ lifetime of commitment to social justice, for breaking racial barriers and for their mentorship.
Trustees honor retiring faculty and staff; approve new bachelor's degree in arts management
At its May 14 business meeting, Miami University’s board of trustees congratulated the Class of 2021 as nearly 4,800 graduates, along with some members of the Class of 2020, participated in commencement ceremonies held May 13 - May 16.
Sisters from Miami University classes of 2020 and 2021 celebrate commencement together  
isters Hannah and Sam Baird are both celebrating commencement at Miami University this week — Hannah with the Class of 2020 and Sam with the Class of 2021.  “It absolutely makes it more special,” said Hannah, who earned a bachelor’s degree in education last May when that graduation ceremony was held virtually because of the pandemic.
Robin Parker looks back on building a strong legal team at Miami
As chief legal counsel, Robin Parker exudes a kind of protective passion that reassures. No matter the issue, she’s got this. 
Miami University on track to welcome largest, most academically accomplished incoming class in history
Miami University is on track to welcome its largest and most academically accomplished first-year class in history, with more than 4,600 first-year students confirming their intention to begin this fall.
Tom Crist and James Kiper awarded Miami University's Benjamin Harrison Medallion
Tom Crist, professor and chair of biology, and James Kiper, professor of computer science and software engineering, have been honored with the 2021 Benjamin Harrison Medallion. Named for America’s 23rd president who graduated from Miami in 1852, the medallion is Miami University’s most prestigious career faculty honor and recognizes "contribution to the education of the nation."