Carl Westmoreland, Greta Pope at Freedom Summer 50th anniversary commemoration
Carl Westmoreland, senior adviser at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and Greta Pope, international performer and Western College for Women alumna, are among featured guests as Miami University commemorates the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, near the Freedom Summer Memorial on its Western campus, 3 p.m. Friday, June 20.
Miami Men's Glee Club wins top honors in European Choir Competition
The Miami Men's Glee Club, conducted by Jeremy Jones, won the First European Prize with Great Distinction at the Concours Europeen de Chant Choral 2014 (European Choir Competition) May 31.
Miami University marks the 50th anniversary of local Freedom Summer history
Miami University marks the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer with a commemoration Friday, June 20. The 3 p.m. event near the Freedom Summer Memorial on Western campus will remember the work of 800 volunteers and honor the three activists who were slain in Mississippi soon after leaving Oxford June 20, 1964. Photographer Herbert Randall and retired professor Rick Momeyer were witness to many of the events that summer.
Computing + service program to help increase the number of women in electronics and computing
A new living learning community (LLC) at Miami University focused on service learning in computing is expected to increase the number of women in computing majors.
Andrew Casper receives NEH funding for his research on the Shroud of Turin as art, icon and relic
Andrew Casper, assistant professor of art at Miami University, has been awarded two grants for his research on the 16th- and 17th-century artistic conception of the Shroud of Turin.
Quanyu Huang promotes a "kinder, gentler" education model combining the best of East and West
In his latest book, Quanyu Huang explores blending the best practices of American and Chinese education to create well-rounded students on both continents, and just maybe leveling the playing field for future scientific Nobel Prize winners.
RedHawks establish all-time high in GPA
Miami University's RedHawks finished the spring semester with a cumulative GPA of 3.301, the highest GPA ever for Miami athletes for a single semester.
Interactive app and Web-based game will share the story of Freedom Summer
A Miami University theatre professor has been awarded a $59,994 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop a prototype for a location-based game about the role Western College for Women (now Miami's Western campus) played in Freedom Summer.
Nancy Solomon elected Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society
Nancy Solomon, professor of biology at Miami University, is one of five new Fellows of the Animal Behavior Society. She is the first ABS Fellow at Miami.