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Author and poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil hopes curiosity will provoke kindness
The Marianne D. McComb Reading series, hosted by the Department of English, continued with this year’s focus on race, craft, and imagination on October 19 with author and poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil.
Humanitarian activist Sharon P. Holland discusses the philosophical distinctions between humans and animals
Sharon P. Holland, a professor in American studies at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, visited Miami on November 4 to deliver a Humanities Center-sponsored lecture titled “A Black Feminist Consideration of Animal Life” in the Shriver Center.
Political scientist Rob Reich shows Miami students that philanthropy isn't always what it seems
Rob Reich, a professor of political science at Stanford University and the author of Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better, spoke to Miami University students virtually October 19 about philanthropy and how it could better serve the public.
Arab-Israeli conflict discussed at Grayson Kirk lecture, presented by Miami's Department of Global & Intercultural Studies
On October 5, the Grayson Kirk Distinguished Lecture series hosted Peter Beinart, an author, journalist, and professor of political science and journalism at the City University of New York. His research focuses on the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Cryptocurrency experts debate viability and call for students to get involved in future development
Miami University’s JANUS Forum hosted Todd Buchholz and Rosie Rios to discuss their opposing viewpoints on “Cryptocurrency: The Future of Money, or the End of the State as We Know It?”
Miami students connect with law schools at annual Law Day event
On Wednesday, October 6, Miami University’s Sue J. Henry Center for Pre-Law Education hosted its yearly Law Day Event at the Shriver Center on campus. The event is an opportunity for students to learn more about the law school application process and specific law schools they are interested in.
John Pepper, former CEO of Procter & Gamble, discusses leadership and the value of the humanities
Miami University welcomed John Pepper, the former CEO of Procter and Gamble, The Walt Disney Company, and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, for a lecture on September 22 about the value of a humanities education.
Prospective students gather at Miami University for the annual Discover the Sciences event
Nearly 70 prospective students and their families assembled in Benton Hall on Saturday, September 25 for Miami’s Discover the Sciences event. Discover the Sciences is an annual event held by the College of Arts and Science (CAS) in tandem with the Office of Admission for prospective students interested in studying various disciplines of science and math.
Miami's new LSAMP coordinator prioritizes getting students in tune with the campus community
The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) 4-year honors program at Miami is staying busy this fall semester. Coordinated by Breion Hawkins, LSAMP’s goal is to provide connection and opportunity for historically underrepresented minority STEM students.