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Foodies Invited to 'Cook Differently Together' with ISSS
"Cooking Differently Together with ISSS" invites students, faculty, & staff to 'show and tell' what they are making for their next meal. All levels of chef are welcome: instant noodle lover, left-over pizza reheater, sandwich artist, Chinese food master, Sushi itamae or whatever your cooking skill.
Don’t let COVID be an excuse to marginalize older Americans
Among all the havoc that the coronavirus has wreaked on our society and our economy, perhaps the most quietly pervasive — and therefore the most insidious — is the casual dismissal of "the elderly," says Kate de Medeiros, professor of gerontology and a research fellow at Miami's Scripps Gerontology Center.
President's task force proposes recommendations for improving diversity, equity and inclusion at Miami University
A task force working to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at Miami University has proposed a broad slate of more than 40 recommendations. President Greg Crawford appointed the President's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force in June and charged it with examining five pillars designed to build a more inclusive, diverse, inviting, safe and welcoming climate at Miami.
Anthony James to serve as interim vice president for institutional diversity
Anthony James, director of Miami University's family science program, will become interim vice president for institutional diversity, succeeding longtime leader Ronald Scott, who is retiring.
Ronald Scott to retire after 32 years serving Miami University
Ronald Scott, Miami University’s vice president for institutional diversity, will retire at the end of 2020.
The 19th Amendment turns 100: a Q-and-A with historian, author and professor Kimberly Hamlin
"To my mind, the best way to mark the centennial of the 19th Amendment is to continue to fight for universal voting rights and voter access – to make it easier, not harder, for all citizens to cast their ballots," says Kimberly Hamlin, whose new book "Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener" tells the remarkable true story of the “fallen woman” who reinvented herself and helped secure Congressional passage of the 19th Amendment.
Student-athletes participate in MAC Transformative Leadership Badge Program
Miami University senior Priyana Kalita was among 316 student-athletes who attended the inaugural Transformative Leadership Badge Program recently. The Mid-American Conference (MAC) hosted it via Zoom. The program focused on holistic human development was created at the recommendation of Miami President Greg Crawford and with the unanimous endorsement of the MAC Council of Presidents.
New Honors College will provide experiences that set Miami University apart
Among the benefits for students are guaranteed admission to select graduate programs, stipends for study abroad, access to research funding and priority course registration.