Miami University's national conference to offer a close look at civil rights struggle
Miami's upcoming national conference on Freedom Summer will feature some leading voices revisiting that pivotal time in civil rights history and discussing the struggle that continues today.
Richard Lee part of first genome sequencing of an extremophile
The Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica, has the smallest genome yet reported for an insect. The recently sequenced genome — the first for an Antarctic animal — was completed by a team of researchers that includes entomologist Richard Lee, University Distinguished Professor of Biology at Miami University.
Miami's Myaamia Center awarded NSF grant for "Breath of Life" project
The Myaamia Center at Miami University has received a $167,650 grant awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project titled "Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages."
New traffic signal and intersection improvements at high-use intersection complete
A new pedestrian crossing phase stops all vehicles at the four traffic signals and allows pedestrians to cross without any moving vehicles in the intersection of Patterson Avenue/Spring Street/Route 73.
Miami dining ranks 18th in nation
Miami University ranks 18th among private and public colleges nationwide and 1st in Ohio for its dining programs, according to thedailymeal.com's third annual list of the “Best Colleges for Food in America.”
Extraordinarily talented - Miami welcomes the class of 2018
Miami University welcomes the incoming class of 2018 - "an extraordinarily talented and diverse group of first-year students," according to Michael Kabbaz, vice president for enrollment management and student success.
Miami University's home makes top 10 list of college towns
Miami University's hometown, Oxford, took the third spot on Livability’s 10 Best College Towns 2014 list.
Author Bruce Watson will deliver keynote address at Miami's convocation
Miami University President David Hodge has invited the entire Miami community to the annual convocation ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, near the Freedom Summer Memorial on Western campus. [Note: The ceremony has been postponed due to severe weather.]
Do you know bonobos?
By Mary Kate Findley's observations, Zeke is a typical 4-year-old. He's full of energy and likes to hang upside - but with his feet from man-made vines - typical for a bonobo.