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05/06/2021
Engineering success: Three sisters find a home in Miami’s College of Engineering and Computing
Laura, Elsa and Allison Jacob are all majoring in engineering at Miami University, but each sister has carved her own path.
05/06/2021
Miami University to celebrate Classes of 2020 and 2021 during in-person commencement ceremonies May 13-16
Miami University will celebrate the Class of 2021 and its 4,800 graduates during in-person commencement ceremonies at Yager Stadium (an outdoor venue), May 14-16, rain or shine. Miami is also holding an additional ceremony at 7 p.m. May 13 for its Class of 2020, whose in-person ceremony was canceled last year because of the pandemic.
05/05/2021
Hannon Armstrong Foundation selects Miami for inaugural Climate Solutions Scholarship
Made possible through an initial $200,000 grant, the new needs-based scholarships will serve a cohort of up to five undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers related to climate action and sustainability. The program aims to provide financial assistance for high-achieving, sustainability-focused students from underrepresented communities at Miami and Morgan State University.
05/05/2021
Weekly Three 05/05/21
The Weekly Three posting from the Office of Institutional Diversity on May 5, 2021: DEI Implementation, Community Updates, and Celebrations and Recognition
05/03/2021
Miami to honor Wayne Embry and late wife with Freedom Summer of ’64 Award
Miami University will honor NBA executive and basketball icon Wayne Embry (Miami '58)  and his late wife, Theresa Embry (Miami '60), with the Freedom Summer of '64 Award.  The award is bestowed by Miami each year upon a distinguished leader who has inspired the nation to advance civil rights and social justice.A statue capturing Embry’s likeness and signature hook shot will be unveiled after the ceremony. The statue — along with a Wayne Embry Scholarship to support Miami varsity men’s basketball student-athletes — were created from private donations.
04/29/2021
Headline highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in April
Our editors' picks for April provide a snapshot of recent news media coverage.
04/29/2021
President Biden nominates Daryl Baldwin to National Council on the Humanities  
President Biden has nominated Myaamia Center Executive Director Daryl Baldwin — a leader in Native American language and cultural revitalization — to the National Council on the Humanities, the White House announced Wednesday.
04/28/2021
Weekly Three 04/28/21
The Weekly Three posting from the Office of Institutional Diversity on April 28, 2021: DEI Implementation, Community Updates, and Celebrations and Recognition
04/27/2021
Student Life DEI Action Team: A Year in Review
The Division of Student Life launched a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) action team last summer to develop, guide, and advance DEI efforts in the division. The team spent the 2020-21 academic year developing and beginning to implement an action plan for the division.