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Miami Media Highlights June 27 to July 3

Miami Media Highlights June 27 to July 3

The Lima News, July 2: Local Volunteer Helps Train Guide Dog

This article reports on the The Guiding Eyes for the Blind program, which is among many different non-profit organizations that Miami students are exposed to through “Hawks with a Cause.”

Dayton Business Journal, July 1: Two Dayton-region universities secure grants for STEM  research

This article reports on Miami University securing funding for STEM research training opportunities. 

NPR WVXU, June 30: Experts explain why inflation just won't go away

This segment about how inflation is affecting Americans features Jennifer Heston-Mullins,  associate director of research and senior research scholar of Scripps Gerontology Center; Helaine Alessio, chair and professor of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health; and David Lindequist, assistant professor of Economics at the Farmer School of Business.

Cincinnati Business Courier, June 30: Miami University student-led fund invests in local sustainability startup Blue Ocean Solids

This article reports on an investment made by the Social Impact Fund, one of the only undergraduate-led investment funds of its kind. The Social Impact Fund is led by Miami University students. Additional reports on this topic appeared in several media outlets including:

NBC News, June 30: Black women will face the worst of Roe’s reversal. Men in their lives anticipate trauma.

This article reports on Black men who spoke with NBC opposing the recent Roe vs. Wade decision.  Rodney Coates, professor of Global and Intercultural studies, is quoted. 

Journal-News, June 29: All Together’ concerts at OCAC feature local pianist

This article reports on a  summer concert series at the Oxford Community Arts Center featuring recitals by local pianist and Miami University Music professor Bruce Murray. 

Journal-News, June 29: Oxford stop of Race Across America bicycle event assists riders from around the world

This article reports on the Race Across America bicycle event stopping in Oxford. Paul Reidy, assistant professor of Kinesiology, Nutrition and Health, is quoted. 

The Washington Post, June 28: After Dobbs, married women keeping their surnames regains political meaning

Kimberly A. Hamlin, professor of History and Global and Intercultural Studies, wrote this article about the political meaning of married women keeping their surnames. 

The Washington Post, June 28: Jan. 6 hearings show a democracy in crisis. Civic education can help.

This article reports on the decline of civic knowledge. John P. Forren, chair and associate professor of Justice and Community Studies, is quoted. 

US News & World Report, June 28: Climate Change Means More Mice, Demand for Pest Control

This article reports on climate change likely contributing to the increase of rodents and pest control. 

Susan Hoffman, associate professor of Biology, is quoted. Additional reports on this topic appeared in more than 60 other outlets:


Journal-News, June 28: Second wave of COVID-19 relief funds heading to Butler County 

This article reports on Miami University being among Butler County entities to receive second wave of COVID-19 relief funds. 

Yahoo Finance, June 28: Stephen W. Dailey, MD, FAMSSM is recognized by Continental Who's Who

This article reports on Stephen W. Dailey, associate athletic director of Human Performance and Wellness for Intercollegiate Athletics, being recognized by the Continental Who’s Who. 

Forbes, June 28: Fostering Diversity In Higher Education To Power Creativity

This article written by Gregory Crawford, President of Miami University, reports on powering creativity through diversity in higher education. 

NPR WVXU, June 27: Supreme Court strikes down Roe and law limiting guns, Jan 6 hearings, and more top stories

In this broadcast, Dr. Anne Whitesell, Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Menard Family Center for Democracy talks about the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe, the Supreme Court decision on New York’s gun law,  the Congress’ unexpected deal on gun safety, and the Jan 6 hearings.

EdTech, June 27: 30 Higher Education IT Influencers to Follow in 2022

This article reports on David Seidl, vice president of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, being among the 30 higher education influencers to follow. 

Skilled Nursing News, June 27: How Rising Inflation is Eroding Margins as the Nursing Home Industry Readies for Possible Recession

This article reports on the nursing home industry’s readiness for a possible recession. Robert Applebaum, professor of Sociology and Gerontology, is quoted. 

Cutter, June 27: Transformation Under Fire: How CIO Strategies Changed During COVID-19 Crisis

This article reports on how CIO strategies changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. David Seidl, vice president of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, is quoted. Additional reports on this topic appeared in: 

US News & World Report, June 27: Don't Make These 8 Mistakes as a College Freshman

This article reports on mistakes to avoid as a college freshman. Jayne Brownell, vice president of Student Life is quoted.