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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.
04/21/2021
Megan Gross receives Knox Distinguished Teaching Award
Gross clearly has a passion for Miami students, the hard of hearing and Deaf community, and for making Miami courses available to those who cannot come to our campuses, a faculty nominator said.
04/21/2021
Miami awarded nearly $600K to support in-state STEM students
With the new Choose Ohio First grant, Miami’s College of Engineering and Computing will recruit and support more than a dozen Ohio students per year studying robotics, manufacturing or automation.
04/21/2021
Weekly Three 04/21/21
The Weekly Three posting from the Office of Institutional Diversity on April 21, 2021: DEI Implementation, Community Updates, and Celebrations and Recognition
04/20/2021
Inclusive, innovative and relevant: Miami University Symphony Orchestra weekly concert video series dedicated to diversity
“We gather together in music" was inspired by events after the death of George Floyd. “Each performance involves a multidisciplinary element and pays homage to a specific group or program in our community,” Averbach said.