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02/04/2020
Opening Minds through Art pairs Ohio medical student with nursing home residents
Opening Minds through Art (OMA) highlighted by The Columbus Dispatch for pairing Ohio medical students with nursing home residents living with dementia.
01/30/2020
Latest award spotlights unique relationship between the two Miamis
Myaamia Center staff traveled to Miami, Oklahoma, recently to take part in the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma's Winter Gathering activities. Here tribal citizens participate in the stomp dance.The 6-year graduation rate for Miami tribe students is 89.4 percent, compared to the national average of 41 percent for Native Americans in 2017.
01/30/2020
Bob Applebaum testifies before the Ohio House of Representatives
Scripps Senior Research Scholar and GTY faculty member Bob Applebaum talks about long-term services and supports before the Ohio House of Representatives Aging and Long-Term Care Committee.
01/29/2020
Craig Williamson's OPUS grant will provide new insights on effects of browning in lakes worldwide
Lakes worldwide, including Lake Lacawac (above), are threatened with decreasing water clarity, due in part to increased dissolved organic matter inputs such as from decomposing oak leaves (above). Craig Williamson's long-term and in-depth research on lake water transparency has been recognized with an NSF OPUS grant.
01/09/2020
Polar deserts could provide first look at climate change effects in Antarctica
Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys is one of the few environments on Earth where living organisms are dramatically affected by minor changes in climate. Miami's Rachael Morgan-Kiss is one of dozens of scientists who have been investigating the polar desertÂ’s ecosystems through the McMurdo Long Term Ecological Research (MCM LTER) project.
12/19/2019
Presidential Election 2020 Tipsheet
Miami University faculty with expertise on topics related to a U.S. presidential election.
12/11/2019
Letting go and hoping the ship floats: sitting down with history authors Dr. Lindsay Schakenbach Regele and Dr. Andrew Offenburger
Lindsay Schakenbach Regele (PhD Brown, '15) and Andrew Offenburger (PhD Yale, '14) of the Department of History have recently published their own books, but it was no easy task. Turning graduate school dissertations into published works meant both scholars endured a lot of rethinking, recrafting, breakthroughs, self-doubt, and feelings of reward.
12/06/2019
Microbiology faculty provide rich research opportunities in the health sciences for undergrads
The Department of Microbiology offers numerous research opportunities to undergraduates looking for experiences outside the classroom that will expand their knowledge and lab skills.
11/22/2019
"An Intro to Analyzing Network Data" prepares students for exploring information from social media connections
Miami's Department of Statistics, as part of its 10th year anniversary conference, hosted "An Intro to Analyzing Network Data," a content/career networking workshop, instructed by Miami 2017 alumna Heather Mathews. More than 50 students, alumni, and faculty members from the department and other disciplines sat themselves in the Shriver Center John Dolibois Room to learn about analyzing network data