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06/18/2020
Miami President Gregory Crawford appoints Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force
"At Miami University, we must all work to advance real and transformative change," Crawford said. To take action and explore new avenues, Crawford has appointed the President’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force.
06/18/2020
Miami University to close at 2 p.m. Friday to honor and commemorate Juneteenth
President Crawford is announcing that Miami University will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 19, to honor and commemorate Juneteenth. We should all reflect and contemplate the importance of this day in U.S. history, and how much further we must go to bring about justice and equality for all.
05/20/2020
Students make accessible masks for disability studies action project
Carly Dunseath shows an example of the accessible masks she made for her disability studies class.In Miami University's Introduction to Disability Studies (DST 272) course, students are required to develop an action project to improve accessibility, and some students are getting to help in a way they couldn’t have imagined.
05/18/2020
'Voices of Discovery' Not Muted By COVID
In the 'Voices of Discovery' program, students talk through life's hard questions. When the course moved online, the results 'spoke' for themselves.
05/07/2020
Miami receives 10 Fulbright grant offers: a new record
Left to right, top: Johanna Alexander, Nicole Anselmo, Elena Arduin, Sarah Frick and Madeline Marshall.  Bottom: Elizabeth Martin, Camila Rodriguez, Katherine Rogers, Hanna Vera and Julia Zorc.Ten of Miami University’s Fulbright semifinalists have been offered 2020-2021 grants and two have been named alternates.
05/06/2020
Miami research team helps search for possible treatments for antibiotic-resistant secondary infections common with COVID-19
Three Miami University professors are leading a research team to find potential drug compounds to fight antibiotic-resistant secondary infections common with COVID-19. The team meets on Fridays via Google Hangouts.Three Miami University professors are leading a research team to find potential drug compounds to fight antibiotic-resistant secondary infections common with COVID-19. One of their key tools? Machine learning, an application of artificial intelligence.
04/28/2020
Miami contacting all undergrads to check on well-being, answer questions
More than 380 Miami University faculty and staff members, including President Greg Crawford, have been engaged in a grassroots effort to personally call all of Miami's (Oxford) undergraduate students.
03/11/2020
Yvette Harris receives Distinguished Woman of Color Award
Each year Miami hosts a Celebrating Global Sisterhood event that honors women of color for their accomplishments.Yvette Harris, professor of psychology at Miami University, is the recipient of the Jennie Elder Suel Distinguished Woman of Color Award for 2020.
03/10/2020
Miami developing bachelor's degree in robotics engineering
Miami's department of electrical and computer engineering is in the process of developing a bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering.  The goal is to gain state approval in the fall, said Clark Kelly, assistant dean of external relations and communications for the College of Engineering and Computing.Miami's department of electrical and computer engineering is in the process of developing a bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering.