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08/28/2020
Dr. Jeong-Hoi Koo publishes paper on haptic technology
Dr. Koo and his collaborators developed prototype actuators for large TSDs based on electrostatic forces.
08/27/2020
The 19th Amendment turns 100: a Q-and-A with historian, author and professor Kimberly Hamlin
"To my mind, the best way to mark the centennial of the 19th Amendment is to continue to fight for universal voting rights and voter access – to make it easier, not harder, for all citizens to cast their ballots," says Kimberly Hamlin, whose new book "Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener" tells the remarkable true story of the “fallen woman” who reinvented herself and helped secure Congressional passage of the 19th Amendment.
08/26/2020
Search for the "wings" of a crustacean sheds light on origins of insect wings
The tiny shrimp-like crustacean Parhyale has a body plan similar to insects. Miami researchers found that Parhyale have gene networks similar to insect wing gene networks, shedding light on the origin of insect wings. Crustacean genes might shed light on the origin of wings in insects, a new study by Yoshi Tomoyasu and Courtney Clark-Hatchel (Miami '12, Ph.D. '18) finds.
08/26/2020
CEC faculty partner with Look Dynamics for DARPA project
The team is looking at how to use optical processing for artificial intelligence applications
08/20/2020
Miami professor gives Chautauqua Institution lecture series commemorating women's suffrage
August 18, 2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote. To commemorate this date, Kimberly A. Hamlin has been conducting a discussion-oriented 3-part master class on the history of women's suffrage and women’s rights in the United States, hosted by the Chautauqua Institution.
08/19/2020
IDEAS: 'The elderly' casually dismissed as expendable in age of coronavirus
Featured in Springfield News-Sun and Dayton Daily News, Dr. Kate de Medieros writes an op-ed on COVID-19 and attitudes towards older adults. The article highlights the danger of ageist approaches of lumping older adults together based on chronological age and under the umbrella of vulnerability.
08/17/2020
Scripps Gerontology Center engaged in new federal grant to expand dementia-capable communities
The Administration for Community Living (ACL), has awarded a second 3-year grant to Ohio partners aimed at expanding dementia-capable communities and implementation of programs within underserved communities.
07/27/2020
Students research and propose art acquisition
Students research and propose art acquisition
07/20/2020
Miami chemists' breakthrough technique enables design at the interface of chemistry and biology
A technique developed by Miami University chemists Dominik Konkolewicz and Rick Page may help enable more rapid and efficient development of new materials for use in pharmaceuticals, biofuels, and other applications.