Events

"Good Trouble and Creative Arts Exposition"

February 1 - March 1

The NAACP Oxford Ohio Unit is hosting the annual Dr. Martln Luther King Jr. virtual program, with an accompanying Virtual Creative Arts Exposition, curated by members of the Oxford Unit of the NAACP with contributions from Oxford Community artists and students in the Talawanda School District …

"Identity Abroad": A Weeklong Instagram Takeover

February 22-26

The identities that you hold may influence your time abroad. Follow us on Instagram (@miamiohabroad) for a week of student takeovers. Students will share their experiences and tips for smoothing the transition into a new culture …

"From Big Brother to Big Data: Why Miami is at the Forefront of the Data Science Field"

February 26-27

Miami has kept pace, if not been at the forefront, of analytics and data science education to position our students and graduates as leaders in the field, including the recently announced new Richard M. McVey Data Science Building. Join us as we examine major milestones in Miami's analytics journey, the scope of the data science practice and what's next for Miami in this exciting field through the eyes of current and former Miamians …

"Education Abroad Advisor — Virtual Drop-in Hours"

March 1; 10 am

Education Abroad advisors will be available to answer questions and help you find information needed to plan for your global education and progress on your Find Your Place Quest …

"Education Abroad: Setting Goals and Choosing a Program"

March 1; 3 pm

There are a lot of questions to ask yourself when planning your Education Abroad experience: Where? When? Which courses to take and which program to choose? Having a good understanding of what you hope to get out of your experience will help answer these questions …

Data Analytics Storytelling Microcredential

March 1; 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Data analytics storytelling is the effective use of data visualizations and insights generated by data to drive a call to action. Mastering the art of data storytelling takes practice. In this workshop, students will be exposed to case studies that will develop the skills of pulling insights out of data, data visualization, and communicating a concise story …

"Populism and Anti-Populism in American Democracy"

March 1; 7 - 8:15 pm

Dr. Thomas Frank, author of The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism, delivers this Dialogues on Democracy lecture, …

GIC Career Day — "Alumni Career Panel"

March 2; 4:25 - 5:25 pm

Join the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC) and the Center for Career Exploration & Success for an Alumni Networking Event to learn from and engage with GIC Miami alumni through a virtual panel and small virtual breakout sessions. Hear about their career paths and suggestions as you prepare your own path …

"Objects that Changed the World: Crazy Blues"

March 3; 12 pm

Speaker Tammy Kernodle is Professor of Musicology and has published widely on African American music, jazz, and gender and popular music …

Short-Term Education Abroad Panel

March 3; 12:30 pm

Do you want to spend your winter or summer studying abroad or around the US? Attend this Short-Term Education Abroad Panel to learn more about the different options for short-term programs and hear from students who have participated in Miami's Faculty-Led programs …

Semester Education Abroad Panel

March 3; 2 pm

Are you considering studying abroad for a semester? There are many Education Abroad options—get help choosing the right program for you by attending this Semester Education Abroad Panel where you will hear from and ask questions to students who have studied abroad around the world through different programs …

College of Arts & Science Networking Event

March 3; 4:30 - 6 pm

The College of Arts & Science Networking Night is for students to virtually network with select recruiters and alumni following the Spring Career Fair. Additionally, this event will provide you with the opportunity to learn about career paths, build connections and develop your networking skills. Recommended attire is business casual …

Diversity & Inclusion Career Institute

March 4; 2 - 4 pm

The Diversity and Inclusion Career Institute broadens participants' cultural awareness, competency, and knowledge in preparation for career success. The Institute creates space where the academic community can identify ways to advance inclusion and diversity in professional spaces. Employers, Miami scholars, and leading professionals will share their best practices and expertise …

Miami Student Researchers Panel

March 4; 5 pm

Interested in undergraduate research? Join us for an engaging and informative panel led by current student researchers at Miami University. Q & A style casual conversation. Active student researchers will share insights about undergraduate research process and the experience of presenting at the Undergraduate Research Forum …

"Writing and Researching in a Lab During COVID"

March 5; 12 - 1:20 pm

Join us on 4 Fridays after HCWE open Writing Hours to talk with colleagues about strategies for writing, especially in times of stress or crisis. Guests will talk about how they have been getting various kinds of writing done, what's been helpful and hard for them during COVID …

Social Innovation Weekend

March 5-7

Social Innovation Weekend (SIW) is an intense 3-day experience in which students, professionals and community members use entrepreneurial skills to tackle a significant social challenge. This year's topic of focus is "Homelessness and Affordable Housing" …

The Helpers (digital reading)

March 6; 7:30 pm

The Helpers is a new perspective from the other side of the most famous bookshelf in history. Miep Gies, an immigrant, and secretary for Otto Frank's famous Opekta company, leads a group of helpers to preserve the residents of the Secret Annex and the spirit of goodness and survival during World War II. The Helpers is a tale of joy, hope, friendship, and resistance during one of history's darkest moments …

"Money, Power and Politics: Campaign Finance and American Democracy"

March 8; 7 - 8:15 pm

Michael E. Toner, former Chair of the Federal Election Commission, delivers this Dialogues on Democracy lecture …

Wellness Day (no classes)

March 9

"NationaliTeas: Take a Sip Around the World"

March 9; 9:30 am - 5 pm

Find a new favorite type of uplifting beverage from across the world! A take-a-cup-to-go tea tasting station will be set up outside the International Student Center in the MacMillan Hall parking lot. A variety of international and regional teas will be available throughout the day, until supplies last …

"Objects that Changed the World: Concrete"

March 10; 12 pm

Speaker Steve Tuck is Professor of Classics and has published widely on Roman art and archaeology …

"Confronting Greatness: A Celebration of Women Artists"

March 10; 6 pm

Join this virtual gallery tour with Art & Architecture Capstone students (ART 498), as they share their curatorial experiences and research related to works on display in this exhibition …

"The Great Departure: Mass Migration and Freedom"

March 11; 5 pm

Speaker Tara Zahra is the Homer J. Livingston Professor of East European History at the University of Chicago. Her research focuses on the transnational history of modern Europe, migration, the family, nationalism, and humanitarianism …

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session

March 11; 5 pm

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides funding for recent graduates, graduate students, and young professionals to spend a year abroad pursuing graduate studies, conducting independent research, or teaching English. Rising and graduating seniors, graduate students, and Miami alumni are invited to attend an information session to learn more about Fulbright opportunities and the application process for the 2022-2023 application cycle …

"Why Civility is Necessary for American Democracy"

March 15; 7 - 8:15 pm

Indiana University's Alexandra Hudson, a nationally recognized expert on civility, civil society, and American civic renewal, delivers this Dialogues on Democracy lecture, …

"Creating Research Posters"

March 16; 4 - 5 pm

Polish your poster for Miami's spring Undergraduate Forum with Nate Floyd, Librarian …

Dr. Tammie Gerke's National Parks Talks: Isle Royale

March 16; 4:45 - 6:15 pm

Join us as Dr. Gerke talks about Isle Royale National Park. She will discuss the geology and other interesting information about the park.The event will be held as a free online meeting …

"Building Collective Social Responsibility: COVID-19 Pandemic and the Overrepresentation of Underrepresented Ohioans"

March 16; 6 - 7:15 pm

This virtual panel discussion will feature guest speakers Jamie Carmichael (Chief Health Opportunity Advisor, Ohio Department of Health) and Lilleana Cavanaugh (Executive Director, Ohio Latino Affairs Commission). It will be followed by a Q & A …

"Objects that Changed the World: The Photograph"

March 17; 6 pm

Speaker Pepper Stetler is Associate Professor of Art and Architecture History and Associate Director of the Miami University Humanities Center …

"Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers"

March 18; 9 - 10 am

This Office of Research for Undergraduates session is intended primarily for graduate students and undergraduates who work with them. This session will focus on identifying and resolving challenges and issues …

"Valuing Water MiniCon: An Environmental, Social, and Cultural Exploration"

March 19; 10 am - 1 pm

Join us for a culmination of the Western Center's biennial theme of Water Access with keynote speaker Judith LeBlanc, Director, Native Organizers Alliance …

Silas the Uninvited (digital reading)

March 20; 7:30 pm

Silas tells the all-too-familiar story of a Black man in rural Louisiana who has just been lynched by a mob in 1930, yet finds himself mysteriously alive. In the events to follow, he is confronted with a choice to live again in another time as a Black Man in America and deal with some of the many complicated struggles with race and time that have always plagued this country …

"The Legacy of the Nineteenth Amendment"

March 22; 7 - 8:15 pm

Paula Monopoli, Sol & Carlyn Hubert Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and author of Constitutional Orphan: Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment, delivers this Dialogues on Democracy lecture, …

"Working for Congress" (alumni career panel)

March 24; 5 - 6 pm

Log in and meet recent Miami University alumni working for members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and engage in a casual roundtable discussion on careers working in D.C. Come prepared with questions that will help you to understand the next steps of your career journey …

"Visualizing the Unseen: Gregorian Chant and the Arts"

March 24; 6 pm

Robert Benson, Emeritus Professor, Department of Architecture, College of Creative Arts, delivers this lecture …

Wellness Day (no classes)

March 25

"Trinity Haven"

March 25; 4 - 5 pm

Guest speaker Leigh Ann Hirschman talks about the founding of indiana's first residential facility for LGBTQ youth experiencing housing instability …

Describe the Night (digital reading)

March 27; 7:30 pm

Set in Russia over the course of 90 years, this thrilling and epic new play traces the stories of seven men and women connected by history, myth, and conspiracy theories …