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New professional communication course kickstarts student exposure to work in healthcare
Spring 2021 saw the introduction of a new pilot course constructed and taught by professor of English Heidi McKee, ENG 310B: Professional Writing for Healthcare. The course offers students a curriculum focused on practicing tasks healthcare professionals complete every day
Miami's Havighurst Center brings art from Post-Soviet Russia to the surface through Creative Horizons
Miami's Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies has helped to create a new initiative called Creative Horizons, a digital project that captures the significance of art in the post-Soviet era. Its mission is to illuminate how Russian artists combine art and history to evoke creativity through hardship and to create meaning through resilience.
Ohio Writing Project adapts to teaching and learning changes amid COVID-19
For the 41st summer of Miami University's Ohio Writing Project (OWP), the obstacles created by COVID-19 have not curbed efforts to continue focusing on two core ideas: the best teacher of another teacher is a teacher, and teachers who partake in the subjects they teach will become better instructors.
Professors Roley and Johnson Share NEA and NEH Fellowship Plans
Two English professors received prestigious national fellowships this year. Creative writing professor Brian Roley, received a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship and literature professor Katie Johnson was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Fellowship.
Generation COVID: Film studies students turn their quarantine experiences into a documentary
In mid-March when Miami students were informed that all spring classes would be taught remotely and they would have to move off campus, students in Andy Rice's documentary film production class agreed to work collaboratively on a film about the impact of COVID-19 on the students' lives.
CAS Faculty Tenure and Promotions
The College of Arts and Science proudly announces faculty who have received tenure and/or promotions this spring.
CAS faculty adapt to new challenges offering immersive online instruction to students during the pandemic
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing unprecedented levels of change and disruption across the globe, Miami faculty have had to quickly shift their classes online and find new and creative ways to keep their students engaged.
Growing numbers of Professional Writing and Interactive Media Studies double majors forge a formidable set of skills for the future
As a need for diversified skills in the workplace increases, more and more Miami students are choosing to double major or co-major in professional writing (PW) and interactive media studies (IMS). There is an increasing need from employers for recent graduates who understand the digital world of design and user experience as well as a need for employees who are strong writers who can communicate across any platform effectively.
Daisy Hernandez celebrates the translation of her memoir and a new feminist anthology
Writer, editor, feminist, and assistant professor of creative writing Daisy Hernández has pulled together an impressive list of achievements, including co-editing a collection of feminist essays and publishing her own memoir