Miami Middletown receives $2.6 million gift
The Middletown Community Foundation on Tuesday announced the largest gift in its 38-year history, a $5.2 million bequest from the estate of James R. Myers. The gift will fund several permanent endowments at the Middletown Community Foundation to benefit multiple charities throughout the area, with half of the funds dedicated to the support of Miami University Middletown.
Jacob Tonski's sculpture part of International Triennial of New Media Art
"Balance from Within," a mechatronic sculpture created by Miami University artist Jacob Tonski, is on display in China in an exhibition of cutting-edge media art.
Miami strengthens commitment to student success with new Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success
To equip Miami University to focus even more cohesively on student success - a strength for which national surveys consistently recognize Miami - Miami trustees today approved the creation of a new Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success.
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.