09/10/2020
Five things to know as Miami students return to campus
Miami University will resume in-person and hybrid classes on campus beginning Monday, Sept. 21, as planned. Residential students will continue their phased move-in during the week of Sept. 14. Classes have been offered entirely online from Aug. 17-Sept. 20, and remote classes will continue for many students.
09/10/2020
Miami photographers collaborate with curator for art museum's "Chasing Light" exhibition
Scott Kissell, senior university photographer, Jeff Sabo, photographic services director, Ron Scott, director of CraftSummer, and Jon Yamashiro, associate professor of art, worked with Jason Shaiman to select images from among the hundreds in the museum’s extensive collection of 20th century photographs.
09/09/2020
Don’t let COVID be an excuse to marginalize older Americans
Among all the havoc that the coronavirus has wreaked on our society and our economy, perhaps the most quietly pervasive — and therefore the most insidious — is the casual dismissal of "the elderly," says Kate de Medeiros, professor of gerontology and a research fellow at Miami's Scripps Gerontology Center.
09/08/2020
Miami University has announced that it will be resuming in-person and hybrid classes on campus beginning Monday, Sept. 21
Miami University has announced that it will be resuming in-person and hybrid classes on campus beginning Monday, Sept. 21, as planned.
09/03/2020
President's task force proposes recommendations for improving diversity, equity and inclusion at Miami University
A task force working to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at Miami University has proposed a broad slate of more than 40 recommendations. President Greg Crawford appointed the President's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force in June and charged it with examining five pillars designed to build a more inclusive, diverse, inviting, safe and welcoming climate at Miami.
09/03/2020
Miami's first all-virtual CraftSummer program drew students from around the globe
Pandemic or not, CraftSummer director Ron Stevens said he would like the virtual format to become a regular part of CraftSummer. "I think it will be a great addition and even benefit the face-to-face aspect," he said.
09/02/2020
Anthony James to serve as interim vice president for institutional diversity
Anthony James, director of Miami University's family science program, will become interim vice president for institutional diversity, succeeding longtime leader Ronald Scott, who is retiring.
09/01/2020
Ronald Scott to retire after 32 years serving Miami University
Ronald Scott, Miami University’s vice president for institutional diversity, will retire at the end of 2020.
09/01/2020
Miami receives Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine
Miami University has been awarded a 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
08/31/2020
New ASPIRE office at Miami will streamline connections with business, government and community partners
Miami University has established an office for advancing strategy, partnerships, institutional relations, and economy (ASPIRE) to streamline connections with partners in business, government and the community.
08/28/2020
Miami University one of The Princeton Review's outstanding institutions
Miami University is one of 386 colleges recognized as the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review.
08/27/2020
The 19th Amendment turns 100: a Q-and-A with historian, author and professor Kimberly Hamlin
"To my mind, the best way to mark the centennial of the 19th Amendment is to continue to fight for universal voting rights and voter access – to make it easier, not harder, for all citizens to cast their ballots," says Kimberly Hamlin, whose new book "Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener" tells the remarkable true story of the “fallen woman” who reinvented herself and helped secure Congressional passage of the 19th Amendment.