Events

Semester Education Abroad

September 21; 4 pm

Come learn about exciting new semester co-sponsored programs and other semester programs abroad …

Spring Street Reading

September 21; 7:30 pm

This reading, featuring current residential MFA in creative writing students, is sponsored by Oxford Magazine and Miami University Press …

Global Readiness Certificate Information Session for CAS Students

September 22; 12 - 1 pm

The new, Miami Global Readiness Certificate (GRC) is launching a cohort exclusively with students in the College of Arts & Science in the Spring of 2021. The GRC is designed for students of all majors who want to position themselves strategically for employment in today's increasingly competitive, diverse, and global workforce …

"Climate Commitment": Signing of Second Nature's PCLC

September 22; 12 pm

President Greg Crawford will sign the Presidents' Climate Leadership Commitments (PCLC) Climate Commitment, the most comprehensive of the PCLC, in a virtual signing ceremony. Join President Crawford, members of Miami's new Climate Action Task Force executive steering committee, the office of sustainability, the City of Oxford's Mayor, Mike Smith, and Second Nature's president Tim Carter …

Social Impact Info Session Panel

September 22; 4 - 5 pm

Join City Year, Peace Corps, Teach For America, and Urban Teachers to learn more about impact-driven careers available to you post-graduation …

Intensive Japanese Summer 2021 Study Abroad Workshop

September 22; 4:30 - 5 pm

Join us to learn how to complete one year of Japanese in 6 weeks either at the 200- or 300-level expeditiously for major/minor requirements …

Candidate Debate: Ohio Senate, 4th District

September 22; 6:30 pm

In this session, the three certified candidates for election to the Ohio Senate from the 4th District face off in a debate co-hosted by Miami University's Menard Family Center for Democracy, the Journal News and the League of Women Voters of Oxford …

National Park Talks Series: Mt. Rainier

September 23; 4:45 - 6:15 pm

Dr. Tammie L. Gerke, associate teaching professor in geology at Miami University, will share the geology and other interesting information about each national park. Get your questions answered and participate in a lively discussion on these national treasures …

"America's Refugee Origins: 'Pilgrim' Migration and the Making of a National Myth"

September 24; 7 pm

Carla Pestana offers the second lecture in the 2020-2021 John W. Altman Program in the Humanities: Migrations. Carla Gardina Pestana is the Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair of America in the World and Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. A scholar of the 17th- and 18th-century Atlantic worlds, the Caribbean, and U.S. religious history, she has held numerous residential fellowships and been a Guggenheim Fellow. She has co-edited multiple volumes, contributed to a popular textbook on American history, and written 7 monographs …

Arts, Humanities & Communication Faculty/Staff/Student Panel

September 25; 12 pm

You might know you want a career that allows you to be creative and express yourself but what major should you choose to get there? Get your questions answered by faculty, staff and current students in the Arts, Humanities & Communication Career Community …

"Beyond Europe": Student Stories From Abroad

September 28; 4 pm

The world is big and there are great study abroad destinations outside of Europe. This panel will feature stories from students who studied abroad in non-European locations. Join us to hear their stories and consider where you might study abroad …

"Citing in MLA Style"

September 29; 5 - 6 pm

New to using the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style? Join us for the Libraries' "Citing in MLA Style" workshop to learn about MLA style and Zotero resources for creating Works Cited pages …

Reading: Eric Goodman

September 29; 7:30 pm

Fiction writer and retired Miami University creative writing professor will present a reading from his new book, Cuppy and Stew: The bombing of Flight 629, A Love Story

"The Challenge of Anti-Blackness"

September 30; 7 - 8:30 pm

Dr. Denise Taliaferro Baszile will host crucial conversations with a number of scholar-activists on a series of topics related to the struggle against systemic racism. All are welcome every other Wednesday to join in, listen, and ask all the questions you've been wanting to ask …

"Federal Force, States' Rights, and the National Good; The 1832-1833 Nullification Crisis and Today"

October 1; 1:30 - 2:30 pm

This Ohio Archives Month Lecture focuses on the Nullification Crisis of 1832-33, a conflict between the U.S. government and the state of South Carolina over tax collection. The event intersects with several themes today, including debates about the legitimacy of federal force, the common good, and economic crises. This conflict also coincidentally occurred during a cholera epidemic …

ORU Office Hours: Internal Funding

October 2; 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Learn more about internal funding opportunities for undergraduate research …

"Expressive Writing: Creative Coping for 2020" Virtual Workshop

October 5; 1 - 1:30 pm

This workshop will support attendees in learning to use expressive writing as a way to cope and build resilience. This form of writing was developed by psychologist James Pennebaker to help individuals connect with, express, and understand emotions following stressful life events …

Summer Education Abroad Virtual Fair

October 5; 4 pm

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a variety of study abroad, study away, and virtual opportunities for you to consider. Learn about your options at this information session hosted by the Office of Education Abroad …

"Disciplinary Approaches to Research" (faculty & student panel)

October 6; 4 - 5 pm

Curious about the research being conducted in your major? This panel series will explore research questions and approaches across disciplines from both the faculty and student perspective. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about ongoing research …

"What Would Martin Do? The Experience of Black Men in America"

October 10; 10 - 11 am

Clifton Kilpatrick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District, discusses the experience of Black Men in America that relate to police brutality …

Medical Ethics Discussion

October 14; 1 - 3 pm

Watch a short video about Dax Cowart and join the Mallory-Wilson Center and the Miami University Bioethics Society in a discussion about this case's implications on medical ethics and healthcare …

"Revolution, Abolition, and Radical Hope"

October 14; 7 - 8:30 pm

Dr. Denise Taliaferro Baszile will host crucial conversations with a number of scholar-activists on a series of topics related to the struggle against systemic racism. All are welcome every other Wednesday to join in, listen, and ask all the questions you've been wanting to ask …

"Hitler's Refugees and the Hollywood Screen"

October 15; 5 pm

Noah Isenberg offers the third lecture in the 2020-2021 John W. Altman Program in the Humanities: Migrations. Noah Isenberg is the George Christian Centennial Professor and Chair of the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas, Austin. A film historian, he is the author or editor of 6 books, including We'll Always Have 'Casablanca': The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood's Most Beloved Movie

"Freedom in Black and White: The Making of a Photographer-Activist"

October 15; 5:50 - 7:05 pm

Photojournalist Steve Schapiro is best known for his civil rights photographs. His most recognizable images are of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project (Freedom Summer) and the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches …

ORU Office Hours: "Streamlining the Internship Process"

October 16; 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Students are invited to learn more about how research internships can align with the recommendations from Center for Career Exploration & Success …

"Black Lives Matter: The Emergence of Sports in Dialogue for Racial Equality and Inclusion"

October 17; 10 - 11 am

Rev. Samuel A. Harris discusses the relationship between sports and social justice. LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick are two of the most riveting athletes/activists. This lecture will discuss how African American men can become leaders in their communities …