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01/25/2019
Miami's 5th annual CIQS Day helps pave the way for a new generation of young women interested in STEM careers
On Tuesday, January 8, the College of Arts and Science's Department of Statistics partnered with the College of Education, Health and Society to host its 5th annual CIQS Day for over 140 young women from several regional high schools
01/25/2019
Miami's 5th annual CIQS Day helps pave the way for a new generation of young women interested in STEM careers
On Tuesday, January 8, the College of Arts and Science's Department of Statistics partnered with the College of Education, Health and Society to host its 5th annual CIQS Day for over 140 young women from several regional high schools
11/15/2018
Dr. Lee Dugatkin, 2018 Hefner Lecture
In our 44th annual Hefner Lecture, Dr. Lee Dugatkin will present "How to Tame a Fox and Build a Dog" the story of an experiment in evolution that reveals steps in the domestication of dogs and resulted in foxes that crave human companionship.
11/06/2018
How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Hefner Museum presents its annual lecture Nov 15
For its annual popular lecture, the Hefner Museum of Natural History showcases "How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution." Lee Dugatkin, professor of biology and university scholar at The University of Louisville, will share his adventures documenting these fascinating experiments
10/11/2018
Explore the rich, sweet world of one of history's most popular foods in "Chocolate: The Exhibition"
On Saturday, October 20, faculty and staff from Miami's College of Arts and Science (CAS) will host "Miami University Gallery Talks" at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) from 12 noon to 2 pm. They will give informal presentations, tours, and Q&A sessions to explore the chemistry of chocolate, how chocolate farming has changed ecosystems, the impact of chocolate on international politics over the centuries, and more
10/04/2018
Annual Discover the Sciences event breaks record in introducing prospective science majors to CAS
In an effort to attract more science-oriented prospective students from around the country, the College of Arts and Science (CAS) held its annual Discover the Sciences event, on Saturday, September 22
08/22/2018
Featuring new airy, wide spaces, Phase 1 of Pearson Hall renovation comes to a close
Biological science majors returning to campus this fall are in for a pleasant surprise: the ongoing renovation of Pearson Hall has finally borne fruit. Beautiful new open study spaces, classrooms, and labs throughout the first, second, and third floors of the building have been freshly completed for interdisciplinary, collaborative use
06/12/2018
Economic impact of Miami University is $2.3 billion
Miami University's economic impact to the state in FY 2017 was $2.3 billion, via operational, student, visitor, alumni and other spending and investment.
05/09/2018
Conservation scientist and Miami alum discusses work with the World Wildlife Fund and Natural Capital Project
On April 13, Miami's Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES) had the pleasure of hosting Derric Pennington (Miami '03) as the guest speaker for their end-of-the-year banquet