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A summer in the Balkans: Impactful internships in a developing democracy
One interdisciplinary program Miami offers takes students to Pristina, Kosovo for two months during the summer. Kosovo is a developing nation in the Western Balkans that declared independence from Serbia in 2008 following a series of wars and ethnic cleansing in the late 1990s
ATH Major Earns Provost’s Award
Terra Collier, anthropology and business economics double major received the 2017 Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award. Terra was one of nine students who received the recognition for their outstanding contributions to Miami University's intellectual environment.
Prominent biologist and insightful educator Sean B. Carroll headlines 43rd annual Hefner Lecture
This year's 43rd annual Hefner Lecture, scheduled for Wednesday, October 18 at Miami's Oxford campus, will feature Sean B. Carroll, an award-winning scientist, writer, educator, and executive producer. He will give an academic seminar and a popular lecture, both free and open to the public
Perspectives on Paper: Understanding Its History, Culture and Art
On Wednesday, September 27, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese and the Office of Liberal Education co-sponsored a workshop for students called The History, Culture and Art of Paper
CAS science programs reach through Ohio and beyond with Discover the Sciences
Miami has been hosting its annual Discover the Sciences event for prospective high school students and their families for roughly 10 years. This year was the event’s largest yet
How Did Ancient Mayan Cities Deal With Immigration?
Immigration may have been just as important an issue for ancient Mayan cities as it is in large urban centers today, archaeologist Katherine Miller Wolf told Miami students and faculty.
Can you dig it? Anthropology students visit Israel to practice archaeology techniques
For 4 weeks this summer, Megan Ashbrook, Sarah Kammer, Caroline Sausser, and Rachel Strohl got to experience first-hand what it is like to be an archaeologist. Miami sent the 3 undergraduate anthropology majors and one classics major to Akko, Israel, where they participated in the Tel Akko Archaeological Field School
Jorden S. Martin’s groundbreaking research as a Goldman Scholar
When Jordan Martin signed up for his first cross-listed Anthropology-Biology course to study Biological Anthropology, he did so not expecting it to alter the direction of his life.
Alumna Archaeologist Anne Stahl Visits
Archaeologist Ann Brower Stahl, Miami class of 1976, gave an engaging public lecture on "The Archaeology of Global Encounters in Rural West Africa."