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08/31/2021
Two Miami doctoral students, two 2021 alumni receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Left to right: Lexie Adams (Miami '21) and biology doctoral students  Keaka Farleigh  and Katie Stahlhut received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.Miami University doctoral students Keaka Farleigh and Katherine Stahlhut, and 2021 graduates Lexie Adams and William Carson, have been awarded fellowships from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program .
08/31/2021
Alicia Knoedler, vice president for research and innovation, selected to lead NSF Office of Integrative Activities
Alicia Knoedler, vice president for research and innovation, selected to lead NSF Office of Integrative Activities. Michael Crowder, Dean of the Graduate School, will serve as interim.
07/07/2021
Xin Wang receives NSF CAREER grant for photosynthesis redesign research
Xin Wang, assistant professor of microbiology, and his lab group. Left to right: Shrameeta Shinde, doctoral student; Danielle Wilcox, senior public health major and premedical studies co-major; Wang; Steve Yu, senior microbiology major; doctoral student Shaun Jiang; and master's student Malory Wolfe.Wang was awarded more than $895,000 for five years for his research on photosynthesis improvement, using a photosynthetic cyanobacterium (blue-green algae) as a model system.
06/30/2021
Headline Highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in June
Our editors' picks for June provide a snapshot of recent news media coverage of Miamians in the news.
06/22/2021
Hope Kirby named Astronaut Scholar
Miami University senior microbiology major Hope Kirby has been awarded a scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. She is one of 60 students from 44 universities to receive the award for the 2021-2022 academic year.
06/09/2021
Construction to begin this fall on the Richard M. McVey Data Science Building
Construction of the Richard M. McVey Data Science Building (rendering above) is planned to begin in fall 2021. Construction of the three-story building is expected to be completed for use in January 2024.
06/02/2021
World’s lakes losing oxygen rapidly as planet warms: Miami researchers part of large-scale study
Sensor buoys on Lake Taupo, New Zealand, gather high-frequency data for long-term, large-scale lake studies.Oxygen levels in the world’s temperate freshwater lakes are declining rapidly — faster than in the oceans — a trend driven largely by climate change that threatens freshwater biodiversity and drinking water quality.
06/02/2021
More than 20 Miami professors among top 2% of researchers based on analysis of citations
More than 20 Miami University faculty members are among the top 2 percent of the world's researchers, according to a recent Stanford University study. Based on an analysis of citations, the study identified the top scholars among nearly eight million authors in 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields.
05/27/2021
Hardship or Hope? Miami students study the American Dream in small-town Iowa
Students in Miami's Researching Midwestern History course meet via Zoom to discuss their final project.As a Hispanic kid growing up in Storm Lake, Iowa, Matthew Marroquín had no concept of race. “I just knew that if I go over to this friend’s house, I say ‘hello’ to their mother in this way, and if I go to a different friend’s house, I had to learn ‘sabaideebor’ for Laos, or ‘xin chào’ for Vietnamese.”