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05/06/2021
CAS students tackle interdisciplinary COVID-19 research at Miami's annual Undergraduate Research Forum
The 27th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum, held on April 21 over Zoom, featured over 500 Miami student researchers giving a total of 220 presentations. With support from their faculty mentors, students presented their year-long research projects that were conducted in a variety of disciplines and approaches, such as community projects, independent studies, service-learning projects, and creative projects.
05/05/2021
Students showcase their geological research at Miami's first geoscience symposium
The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science (GLG) organized their first annual Geosciences Student Research Symposium (GSRS) this spring. Held April 14 via Zoom, the symposium featured 17 research presentations from undergraduate and graduate students.
05/03/2021
English professors strive to keep students engaged in an age of entirely virtual learning
May marks over a year since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March of last year, students and professors alike have faced a multitude of difficulties in the shift to virtual learning. When the new school year began, professors were aware of the obstacles that they'd come to face in an entirely virtual classroom, and two in the Department of English have particularly risen to the challenge.
04/30/2021
Rodney Coates and Tom Fisher selected as CAS Distinguished Educators for 2021
Professor of Global and Intercultural Studies Rodney D. Coates and Associate Professor of Statistics Thomas Fisher have both been selected as the 2021 Distinguished Educators from the College of Arts and Science.
04/22/2021
Panelists discuss structural factors that impact high-risk group experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic
Kathie Brinkman, an Oxford community member who serves as an advocate for her 95-year-old mother in assisted living, and Courtney Hineman, a community outreach advocate for the Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities as well as the co-leader of the Speak Up Self-Advocacy Program, spoke as panelists about the COVID-19 pandemic on April 6 via Zoom.
05/18/2020
The Trees of Miami
Hefner Museum FYRE students were awarded a grant from M.I.A.M.I WOMEN Giving Circle to update and revitalize the Tree Walk.Ultimately, they aim to make Miami’s living tree collection an aesthetic and intellectual asset of value to everyone on and off campus.
03/13/2020
Environmental activist Peggy Shepard shares how to address climate change in a just and equitable manner
On March 5, Peggy Shepard, co-founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, gave a talk entitled "Climate Justice: Addressing Climate Change in a Just and Equitable Manner," where she presented ways on how to address climate change impartially.
03/04/2020
Why anthropology matters now: Dr. Augustín Fuentes gives the International Anthropology Day lecture
The Department of Anthropology presented its International Anthropology Day lecture on Thursday, February 27. University of Notre Dame professor Dr. Augustín Fuentes spoke about his experience as a bio-cultural anthropologist and the ways in which anthropology helps us understand human history and culture.
10/29/2019
Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1: 140 presentations, posters and art displays
Graduate students from all divisions will present more than 140 oral sessions, poster presentations and art displays at the Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1.