Miami University Campaign For Love and Honor announces record total
The books have closed, the numbers are in, and The Miami University Campaign For Love and Honor has been declared a resounding success.
Trustees approve promotion and/or tenure for 50
Miami University trustees at their Feb. 7 board meeting approved theĀ promotion and/or tenure of 43 faculty members and the continuing contract and/or promotion of seven librarians.
Armstrongs' gift from the heart: $2 million in student scholarships
Mike Armstrong (Miami '61) announced during the Feb. 7 Armstrong Student Center dedication, that he and his wife Anne Gossett Armstrong (also Miami '61) have made an additional $3 million gift to Miami University. From it, $2 million will create the Armstrong Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL) Scholarship and $1 million supports the planned Armstrong Student Center east wing expansion project.
David P. Rahm Trust commits nearly $4.2 million to Miami for student scholarships
A $4.17 million estate gift from the late David P. Rahm of Middletown will support scholarships for students on Miami University's main campus in Oxford and regional campuses in Hamilton and Middletown.
Record number of students apply for a Miami University education
A record 24,801 students applied for the fall 2014 semester at Miami University's Oxford campus. That number, as of Tuesday, Feb. 4, continues to grow as the university finishes processing applications submitted for the Feb. 1 final application deadline. It exceeds Miami's fall 2013 record-breaking count of 22,520.
Miami's own Monuments Man leaves legacy with art museum
With an "eye for art," the legacy left by Miami University alumnus Walter Farmer began while serving in World War II when he was one of America's Monuments Men saving priceless artwork.
Winners named in 2014 Young Painters Competition
Xuan Chen is the winner of the 2014 Miami University Young Painters Competition for the $10,000 William (Miami '36) and Dorothy Yeck Award. Chen was selected for her work "Screens."
MFA student Nathan Foley receives NICHE Award
Nathan Foley, a master's of fine arts student in sculpture at Miami University, received the 2014 Student NICHE Award in the category mixed media and miscellaneous media.
"You can already feel the energy"
It's open. The Armstrong Student Center officially began its 24/7 daily operation at 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27. From 10 a.m.-8 p.m. staff members, building managers and Armstrong student board members will give hourly tours. Monday also begins two weeks of activities leading up to a campuswide dedication ceremony and open house 2-4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7.