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Myaamia culture and imagery to be part of the K-12 "Ohio as America" curriculum
The Myaamia Center, some Miami University art education students and the Talawanda School District have collaborated the past three years on curriculum to help fourth graders learn about Myaamia culture and imagery. Starting this fall, the two Myaamia culture and imagery lessons will become part of the K-12 Ohio as America curriculum.
Miamians help local landowner in the fight against emerald ash borer
The parasitic wasp Tetrastichus planipennisi is one of three species released to attack the emerald ash borer. Miamians were involved in recent releases on the property of a local landowner.Miamians are helping with a program that hopes to greatly reduce the number of emerald ash borer beetles, which have killed hundreds of millions of ash trees in North America since its detection in 2002.
Miami's Scripps researchers find no link between nursing home residents with COVID-19 and facility quality
Bowblis summarized, "These findings show that there is no difference in the probability of having a high caseload of residents with COVID-19 based on the facility quality star rating. "
Lei Kerr is inventor on Miami's newest patent
Small enough to fit into a suitcase, the device mimics human breathing and helps determine the toxicity of the smallest particles that enter the nasal cavity, particularly the olfactory region. The research could provide more realistic predictions for drug screening and other potential commercial uses, Kerr said.
Miami receives 5th Beckman Institutional Award for undergraduate research
"We are incredibly proud to be among a select group of schools to have received this award five times," Rick Page, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, said.
First online Undergraduate Research Forum feedback: "Fantastic"
Screenshot of a poster presentation from the Webex-based undergraduate research forum. Participants appreciated the moderator feature (Carole Dabney-Smith and Yoshi Tomoyasu moderated the session above) for the online poster sessions."I, along with many others, appreciate the opportunity to still be able to share and celebrate our research even though we are not on campus," one student commented.
The Humanities Center presents Laptop Lectures
Pepper Stetler, associate professor of art history and associate director of the Humanities Center at Miami University, recently organized the Laptop Lectures series to keep people engaged in the humanities during this pandemic.
Miami University researchers collaborate with PsyBio Therapeutics
Jones and his team of students discovered a way to sustainably produce promising drug candidates by genetically engineered bacteria.Miami University and PsyBio Therapeutics Inc. are collaborating to develop a new and exciting class of molecules to treat mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, and substance dependency.
Miami research team helps search for possible treatments for antibiotic-resistant secondary infections common with COVID-19
Three Miami University professors are leading a research team to find potential drug compounds to fight antibiotic-resistant secondary infections common with COVID-19. The team meets on Fridays via Google Hangouts.Three Miami University professors are leading a research team to find potential drug compounds to fight antibiotic-resistant secondary infections common with COVID-19. One of their key tools? Machine learning, an application of artificial intelligence.