Miami University welcomes NAACP president Sept. 25
jealous-thumb.jpgBenjamin Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP, visits Miami University Wednesday, Sept. 25, for a lecture at 5 p.m. in 102 Benton Hall. “The Civil Rights Movement and the Humanities” is open to the public.
Room and board rates up less than two percent
Miami University trustees approved raising room and board rates for the 2014-2015 academic year by 1.64 percent combined, the lowest increase in at least 18 years. For the most common room and meal plans, students will pay $11,058 per year. Other plans will also go up slightly.
Entrepreneurship program 12th best in nation
The Princeton Review has ranked Miami University's Institute for Entrepreneurship in the Farmer School of Business as one of the best - ranking it the No. 1 school with an exclusively undergraduate focus, the No. 5 public institution and overall 12th in the nation for best entrepreneurship education, up four spots from last year. The list, published in the October issue of Entrepreneur magazine, has included Miami's undergraduate entrepreneurship program for the sixth consecutive year.
Distinguished Scholar Awards announced: Morton, Romano, Hartley and Misco
Distinguished Scholar Awards for 2012-2013 have been presented to Yu Tong (Jade) Morton; Tom Romano; C. Scott Hartley and Thomas Misco.
Miami's accountancy programs nationally ranked
Miami University's accountancy program at the Farmer School of Business has garnered acclaim in the Public Accounting Report 32nd Annual Professors Survey-2013. This year the undergraduate program is ranked 4th among schools without doctoral programs. Among all universities, Miami's undergraduate program was ranked 18th.
Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival Sept. 20
Miami University celebrates the Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival Friday, Sept. 20, at the Uptown Parks in Oxford. The festival, 5:30-9 p.m., is free and open to all.
13 students receive Provost's Academic Achievement Award
Thirteen students received the 2013 Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award for their outstanding contributions to Miami University's intellectual environment.
$1 million Wade gift to support Scripps Gerontology Center
A $1 million commitment from Marilyn (Scripps) and Martin Wade of Cincinnati will support Miami University's Scripps Gerontology Center and advance a profound family legacy.
Miami University named a 2014 Military Friendly School
Miami University has been named a Military Friendly School for 2014. This year's list released by Victory Media recognizes the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans and spouses as students.