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04/04/2022
Former Ambassador Ira Shapiro offers strong opinions on the state of Congress in the 2022 Darrell West Lecture
On Tuesday, March 15, students huddled close in front of former Ambassador Ira Shapiro for an intimate discussion on the U.S. Senate’s role in facing challenges to American democracy in the 2022 Darrell West Lecture.
03/30/2022
Former Lithuanian president references her political experience while speaking on the ongoing Ukrainian crisis
Former Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskait? delivered the annual Havighurst Lecture on March 10, sponsored by the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies. Grybauskait? spoke about the war in Ukraine and her political experiences as the leader of one of the Baltic states of eastern Europe.
03/29/2022
National public policy and public health experts debate the viability of legalizing marijuana
On March 9, Miami University’s biannual Janus Forum welcomed former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro and Harvard Medical School professor Dr. Bertha Madras to discuss their opposing views on “Let’s Be Blunt: Should Marijuana Be Legalized?”
03/04/2022
Julian Castro and Bertha Madras finally set to hold their delayed marijuana legalization debate for this spring's Janus Forum
After their initial event was canceled due to COVID-19 two years ago, on Wednesday, March 9 former Democratic candidate for president Julián Castro and Harvard Medical School psychobiology professor Dr. Bertha Madras will finally take the stage for the Spring 2022 Janus Forum to hash out the topic, “Let’s Be Blunt: Should Marijuana Be Legalized?”
03/01/2022
Rodney Coates emphasizes the importance of representation in critical race theory educational policy
Rodney Coates, Professor of Global and Intercultural Studies, presented his lecture, “Critical Race Theory and the Search for Truth,” as part of his receiving the College of Arts and Science’s 2022 Distinguished Educator award.
06/04/2021
CAS faculty receive national fellowships for scholarship projects beginning in the summer and fall
Three faculty members from across the College of Arts and Science have recently received prominent research fellowships to support their research projects and professional development.
06/04/2021
CAS faculty receive national fellowships for scholarship projects beginning in the summer and fall
Three faculty members from across the College of Arts and Science have recently received prominent research fellowships to support their research projects and professional development.
05/27/2021
Miami's Public Health program publishes results and recommendations from its contact tracing partnership with Butler County
Miami’s program in Public Health, which over the past year has trained over 130 students to work as contact tracers to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic, has published results of its collaborative efforts with the Butler County Health District in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice.
05/27/2021
Miami's Public Health program publishes results and recommendations from its contact tracing partnership with Butler County
Miami’s program in Public Health, which over the past year has trained over 130 students to work as contact tracers to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic, has published results of its collaborative efforts with the Butler County Health District in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice.