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Miami Media Highlights June 6 to June 12

Miami Media Highlights June 6 to June 12

The Columbus Dispatch, June 9: Facebook algorithm change benefited Republicans, according to Miami University study

This article reports on changes made to the Facebook algorithm and its benefits. Kevin Reuning, assistant professor of Political Science, is quoted. Additional reports on this topic appeared in several media outlets.

The Washington Post, June 9: The flip side of toxic positivity: Emotional perfectionism

This article reports on toxic positivity. Vrinda Kalia, assistant professor of Psychology, is quoted. 

USA Today, June 9: 'You have to stand up to bullies': How Rachel Levine fights for LBGTQ people as highest-ranking transperson 

Rodney Coates, professor of Global and Intercultural Studies, is quoted in this story about LGBTQ leaders. 

NBC WLWT Ch. 5, June 9: Cincinnati Public Schools to celebrate dozens of '22 graduates awarded full-ride scholarships

This article and broadcast news story mentions Miami University in a story about “college signing days” for local students. 

The White House, June 8: President Biden Announces Key Nominees

This article announces that alumnus Kenneth Merten was named Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Bulgaria. 

Movers&Makers, June 7: FotoFocus ‘World Record’ to debut more than 100 projects at 2022 biennial

This article reports on the Miami University Art Museum being a part of America’s largest photography biennial. 

Small Market Meetings, June 7: On Campus in Ohio

This article reports on Miami University being recognized as one of the world-class universities within Ohio and shares a few reasons why the campus is considered world-class. 

THEAPPTIMES, June 7: Esports in College: Top 6 Best Schools With Varsity Esports Programs

This article reports on the high academic standard that Miami University holds and how this success has carried on to the new esports team at Miami University.  

NPR WYSO 91.3, June 6: Update: Several Dayton-area gas stations raise prices to $5 dollars

Jonathan Wolff, associate professor of economics, is quoted in this story about inflation and gas prices. 

Inside Higher Ed, June 6: Parent-Child Conversations About Race

This Academic Minute broadcast featuring Vaishali Raval, professor of Psychology, discusses parent-child conversations about race. Additional reports on this topic appeared in: 

Dayton Business Journal, June 6: Miami University president assesses biggest challenges ahead

This Q-and-A article with Gregory Crawford, president of Miami University, addresses the challenges and highlights of higher education.