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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.
04/14/2021
CAS expands its focus on diversity, equality, and inclusion for students, faculty, staff, and other members of the Miami community
As part of a renewed initiative to help demonstrate Miami University’s “philosophy and belief that a diverse academic community is among an institution's greatest strengths,” the College of Arts and Science (CAS) has significantly broadened its efforts to develop and offer new programs and resources devoted to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
04/14/2021
CAS expands its focus on diversity, equality, and inclusion for students, faculty, staff, and other members of the Miami community
As part of a renewed initiative to help demonstrate Miami University’s “philosophy and belief that a diverse academic community is among an institution's greatest strengths,” the College of Arts and Science (CAS) has significantly broadened its efforts to develop and offer new programs and resources devoted to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
04/02/2021
Miami alumni advise political science students on finding success on Capitol Hill
Three alumni from the Department of Political Science, on March 24 over Zoom, served as panelists to provide advice and insight to political science students about maximizing their time at Miami as well as how to join the Capitol Hill workforce.
04/02/2021
Miami alumni advise political science students on finding success on Capitol Hill
Three alumni from the Department of Political Science, on March 24 over Zoom, served as panelists to provide advice and insight to political science students about maximizing their time at Miami as well as how to join the Capitol Hill workforce.
03/31/2021
Valuing Water MiniConference educates the public on importance of clean water
On March 19, the Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation sponsored and organized the four-session half-day Valuing Water MiniConference: An Environmental and Sociocultural Exploration of Water. A service project on March 20 also took place at Four Mile Creek Restoration with Three Valley Conservation Trust. 
03/24/2021
Humanities Center's Altman Program sheds light on the topic of mass migrations
Each year the Miami University Humanities Center hosts the John W. Altman Program in the Humanities, a series of public events and research focusing on an annual theme. For this year’s theme on “Migrations,” a recent talk was held on March 11 over Zoom and given by University of Chicago professor of East European history Tara Zahra.
03/15/2021
Freedom Rider Betty Daniels Rosemond shares her story with Miami students
Betty Daniels Rosemond, a Freedom Rider who fought for racial justice, spoke with Miami students in instructor of social justice Mark Curnutte's class on Thursday, March 4 to share her experiences as a member of The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in 1961.
03/11/2021
Ohio officials to share insight on the pandemic's impact on health equity and social justice
The Center for American and World Cultures, through its Robert E. Strippel Memorial Fund, has organized an online panel series beginning on Tuesday, March 16 to discuss the disproportionate impacts of Covid-19 in underrepresented communities.