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08/19/2021
Braving new challenges, Miami's Inside Washington Program concludes a successful summer in Washington DC
This summer, 19 Miami undergraduates from a spectrum of majors spent an exhilarating ten weeks in Washington, DC for the university’s renowned Inside Washington Program -- one of the few such Miami programs that was able to proceed this year despite the ongoing pandemic.
08/06/2021
10 Tips for Communicating Across Cultures
International Student and Scholar Services expects new and returning international students from more than 60 different countries to arrive on campus soon. To help welcome them to campus, here are some tips for communicating across cultures.
07/15/2021
Seeking Students for Intergroup Dialogue (IGD) Course
IDS 253 Voices of Discovery: Intergroup Dialogue (3 credits) will help students engage in open and constructive dialogue and explore issues of intergroup relations, intellectual diversity, free speech, conflict, and community.
07/13/2021
Professor Rodney Coates awarded the President's Medal
Rodney Coates teaches critical race theory to 30 student-athletes participating in the Summer Bridge Program, which Coates created several years ago with Craig Bennett, now senior director of the Student Success Center. In this photo, he's teaching about Loving v. Virginia, the landmark civil rights decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the court ruled that laws banning interracial marriage violate the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.The professor of critical race and ethnic studies was presented with the award “in recognition of his extraordinary service to Miami University and the entire Miami Community."
07/09/2021
On Leaving Europe
Hannah Sroka enjoyed her spring MUDEC semester so much, she picked up a summer internship in Luxembourg. Now that it has come time to leave Europe, she shares her impressions.
07/07/2021
Raval Awarded Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Grant
Vaishali Raval Awarded Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Grant to enhance cultural competence of educators in the Global Miami Plan.
07/07/2021
The Albarrán Family's Memorable MUDEC Year
What is it like to live as a family in Luxembourg while teaching for MUDEC during a pandemic? The Albarrán family shares their story.
07/02/2021
Family of David Shrider establishes study abroad scholarship in his name
A new scholarship has been established to honor David Shrider.
06/28/2021
In memoriam: David Shrider, associate professor of finance
David Shrider, associate professor of finance at Miami University and director of Global Business Initiatives, died June 25 in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska.