Events

"Coping with COVID" Virtual Workshop

September 29; 4 - 4:30 pm

This workshop will focus on how to cope during COVID-19 …

Global Readiness Certificate Information Session for CAS Students

September 29; 4 - 5 pm

The new, Miami Global Readiness Certificate (GRC) is launching a cohort exclusively with students in the College of Arts & Science in the Spring of 2021. The GRC is designed for students of all majors who want to position themselves strategically for employment in today's increasingly competitive, diverse, and global workforce …

"Shame & Vulnerability" Virtual Workshop

September 30; 3 - 3:30 pm

This workshop will help attendees explore the often painful experiences of shame, how we cope with those experiences, and the ways in which shame is so much more than a negative emotion, enabling us to foster connection, learning, and growth …

"Supporting our Students of Color" (acknowledging this unique time, racial issues, and suicide risk)

September 30; 5 - 6:30 pm

The MU Suicide Prevention Team, the Student Counseling Service, the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, and Active Minds are partnering to present a virtual program, "Supporting our Students of Color; Acknowledging this unique time, racial issues and suicide risk." Speakers will discuss mental health and suicide risk for students of color coping with numerous stressors including U.S. racial violence and COVID-19, all while trying to navigate a successful college career …

Psyc Grad Paths: Clinical Mental Health Counselor vs. Clinical Psychologist

October 1; 5 - 6 pm

M.S. vs Psy.D. vs Ph.D.? Come and learn the different routes that will get you to a career you'll love. We will also discuss the similarities of each route and how to choose what's best for you …

Hike-A-Thon Virtual Challenge

October 1 - November 1

The Hike-A-Thon is an annual celebration of hiking, nature, and exploring the great outdoors and has been hosted at Miami University Natural areas every fall for the past 12 years. To keep the tradition alive we'll host a virtual Hike-A-Thon challenge and expand from 1 day to 1 month and from 3 trails to include all local trails …

ORU Office Hours: Internal Funding

October 2; 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Learn more about internal funding opportunities for undergraduate research …

"Expressive Writing: Creative Coping for 2020" Virtual Workshop

October 5; 1 - 1:30 pm

This workshop will support attendees in learning to use expressive writing as a way to cope and build resilience. This form of writing was developed by psychologist James Pennebaker to help individuals connect with, express, and understand emotions following stressful life events …

"Disciplinary Approaches to Research" (faculty & student panel)

October 6; 4 - 5 pm

Curious about the research being conducted in your major? This panel series will explore research questions and approaches across disciplines from both the faculty and student perspective. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about ongoing research …

"Citing in APA Style"

October 6; 5 - 6 pm

New to using the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style or need a refresher? Please join us for the Libraries' "Citing in APA Style" workshop …

Cleveland Clinic's Annual Fall Nurse Hiring Event

October 8; 8 am - 5 pm

Register today to be considered for a one-on-one interview with a hiring manager. You will have the opportunity to join a webinar to learn about our Nurse Residency Program and hear from a panel of our nursing leaders and RN Residents who recently completed the Nurse Residency Program …

Health Careers Majors and Minors Fair

October 12; 12 pm

Visit the Mallory-Wilson Center YouTube Channel for an inside look at different majors and minors offered by Miami that can complement a pre-health education, and even enhance your application for professional school …

"Practicing Gratitude" Virtual Workshop

October 12; 2 - 2:30 pm

This workshop will explore how we can use gratitude as a tool to manage our stress and anxiety, as well as build resilience …

Health Professional School Student Panel

October 12; 6 - 7:30 pm

Current medical, dental, and PA students discuss their experiences as pre-heath students and offer advice for getting into professional school. They will talk over what professional school has been like for them, and their future plans …

Health Career Talks: Cincinnati Children's

October 12; 6:30 - 7:30 pm

The Center for Career Exploration & Success and the Miami chapter of the American Medical Student Association host Health Career Talks. Come learn from employers who work in two different areas of the healthcare industry. Open to all majors …

Health Careers Week

October 12-16

Health Careers Week is an annual symposium hosted by the Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education in collaboration with other Miami offices and student organizations …

"Post-Baccalaureate Programs and Medical School Applications"

October 13; 6:30 - 8 pm

Aonesti Williams shares her experience with the IUPUI Masters of Medical Science program, which helped her gain acceptance to medical school. She is currently in her first year. Can a post-BACC program help your application? …

"Gardening Tips: Producing a Grocery in your Backyard"

October 14; 12 - 1:30 pm

The first part of this Conservatory's Learn it at Lunch Series will focus on food rescue — the act of leveraging food that would otherwise be thrown away to feed those in-need. You'll hear from a group of high school students that are bringing food rescue to southwest Ohio to provide every food group to the food insecure. The program concludes with the benefits of fresh, locally grown produce vs. grocery produce, some that may not be as widely known or considered by consumers when shopping …

Medical Ethics Discussion

October 14; 1 - 3 pm

Watch a short video about Dax Cowart and join the Mallory-Wilson Center and the Miami University Bioethics Society in a discussion about this case's implications on medical ethics and healthcare …

Health Professional School Admission Panel

October 14; 6 - 8 pm

Listen to admission representatives from medical, dental, pharmacy, physical therapy, and physician assistant programs discuss what it means to be a pre-health student, the application process, and what they are looking for in candidates …

Healthcare Professional Panel I

October 15; 4 - 5:30 pm

A panel of current healthcare professionals, including an occupational therapist, physical therapist, speech and language pathologist, pharmacist, and dentist will discuss their chosen career paths, how they knew it was the right path for them, and the differences between their individual careers …

Healthcare Professional Panel II

October 15; 5 - 6:30 pm

A panel of current healthcare professionals, including a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, social worker, and genetic counselor will discuss their chosen career paths, how they knew it was the right path for them, and the differences between their individual careers …

Dr. Margaret Green: Infectious Disease Specialist

October 15; 6:30 - 8 pm

Dr. Green is an infectious disease specialist in Seattle, on faculty at the University of Washington. She has been working on the front lines treating patients with COVID-19 since the outset of the pandemic. She will be discussing the physical and emotional challenges that the pandemic has wrought, not only on patients and their families, but also on physicians and other healthcare providers …

ORU Office Hours: "Streamlining the Internship Process"

October 16; 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Students are invited to learn more about how research internships can align with the recommendations from Center for Career Exploration & Success …

"Careers & Research"

October 19; 11 am - 12 pm

This professional development workshop for undergraduate researchers will explore strategies for highlighting your research experiences during the job search. Topics include incorporating your research into interview responses, describing research experiences on your resume, and condensing your research into a concise 'elevator pitch.' The workshop is open to all students regardless of classification, major, or research involvement …

"From Evolving Dragonflies to Invading Lanternflies: How Your Observations Can Lead to Amazing Discoveries"

October 21; 6:30 - 9 pm

If you are looking for a fun, socially distanced, all-ages activity, you might enjoy the Hefner Museum's iNaturalist BioBlitz. This is an easy app for any age or knowledge level that allows you to look at the nature in your neighborhood in a scientific way. Simply take a picture of any kind of organism then, using artificial intelligence and crowdsourcing, you can identify that organism and record your observations in a way that makes them scientifically useful. Community results will be discussed at the 46th annual Hefner Lecture, along with recognition of productive contributors, and the importance of citizen science data. Dr. Michael P. Moore and Dr. Carrie Seltzer will show how observations like yours make a difference to our understanding of the world …

"Choose to Snooze" Virtual Workshop

October 23; 1:30 - 2 pm

Having trouble sleeping lately? Counting sheep not working? This workshop will cover how to get better sleep hygiene and choose to snooze better …

"Capturing COVID Stories for Tomorrow: A Conversation about the Documenting Life during COVID-19 Project"

October 23; 4 - 5 pm

Panelists will discuss the history, present state, and future of both the project and the archival collection born from the project, including two class-created projects that were donated: Generation COVID: Coming of Age While Six Feet Apart and Through It All. All who come are invited to participate in the conversation …