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07/29/2019
The 'thing that thinks fast' is a new way to teach Indigenous languages
("Indian Country Today", July 29, 2019)
07/17/2019
Five things you should know about art, dementia and aging
A Miami University student works with an 'artist' during a recent OMA session.There are many kinds of dementias. Elizabeth 'Like' Lokon, founder and director of Opening Minds through Art (OMA) – an award-winning, evidence-based art program for people with neurocognitive disorders – uses dementia in plural form to convey the fact that it has many types.
07/16/2019
Mack Hagood examines our fight to control noise with sound
The noise is positive for "Hush: Media and Sonic Self-Control," a new book by Miami University's Mack Hagood.
07/12/2019
UO community researchers to attend Breath of Life 2.0 workshop
("Around the O," University of Oregon, July 10, 2019)
07/10/2019
STEAM-powered and DIY: Mixing art, neurobiology and renovations in Pearson Hall
Amanda Rainey (Miami '13), graduate student in neurobiology with adviser Dawn Blitz, poses with her artwork, a (much) larger-than-life depiction of her research.Like in the 1966 science fiction film “Fantastic Voyage,” passersby can view a larger-than-life painting of the inner world of neurons. You can visualize, on a giant scale, the central nervous system of the Jonah crab, to be more exact.
06/26/2019
Beyond sunburn: implications of ozone, UV radiation and climate for a sustainable future
Miami University ecologist Craig Williamson is a member the UN Environmental Effects Assessment Panel. Their new report on global ozone depletion and UV radiation related to the Montreal Protocol addresses many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.Ozone depletion in the stratosphere continues to affect not only ultraviolet (UV) radiation levels at the Earth’s surface but also climate across the southern hemisphere, an international study reports.
06/20/2019
Miami researchers study factors affecting truck driver alertness
 Study incorporates analytical tools for modeling truck driver's safety.Fadel Megahed wants to know when a worker becomes fatigued and what’s the best way to intervene.
06/19/2019
Rachel Ollier and Rosie Ries awarded Astronaut Scholarships
Rachel Ollier, left, and Rosie Ries are 2019 Astronaut Scholars.Miami University seniors Rachel Ollier and Rosie Ries have been awarded scholarships from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF).
05/22/2019
Two Miami students named Goldwater Scholars
Juniors Rosie Ries (left) and Caleb Kozuszek are 2019-2020 Goldwater Scholars (all photos by Scott Kissell).Caleb Kozuszek and Rosie Ries have each received a Goldwater Scholarship for 2019-2020.