Skip to Main Content

Miami Media Highlights Oct. 10 to Oct. 16

Miami Media Highlights Oct. 10 to Oct. 16

Today Post Times, Oct. 16: Miami wins award for innovations in contact tracing

This article reports on the Top CIO 100 Award in recognition of  innovation and advances in COVID-19 contact tracing by Miami. Kendall Leser, director of the Public Health Program, David Seidl, vice president for IT and CIO services, and Brian Henebry, assistant vice president of Solution Delivery, are quoted.

​​Freakonomics, Oct 16: Please Get Your Noise Out of My Ears

Airing on WVXU locally, this national broadcast of Freakonomics features Mack Hagood, Robert H. and Nancy J. Blayney associate professor of Media and Communication, discussing the impact of noise and sound on our modern world.

Seattle Times, Oct. 14: An NYU professor got fired — then everyone missed the point

This article reports on the concept of “weed out courses” and evaluates the fairness of such classes. Stacey Lowery Bretz, University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is quoted.

WKRC Local 12, Oct. 14: Miami University students create first all-student BLINK installation

This article reports on students from Miami’s Emerging Technology in Business + Design (ETBD) installing the first ever all-student BLINK projection. The project can be seen on the Hanke building in Cincinnati. Michael Bailey-Van Kuren, interim chair and associate professor of ETBD, is quoted.

Educause, Oct. 13: David Seidl on Meaningful Mentorship

Interview with David Seidl, vice president for Information Technology and CIO at Miami , about mentoring and leadership. 

Dayton Daily News, Oct. 12: Miami University extends president’s contract, raises salaries

This article reports on the Board of Trustees’ decision to extend Miami University President Gregory Crawford’s contract with Miami and to increase salaries of high performing employees by 4%. Mary Schell, chair of the Miami University Board of Trustees, is quoted. Additional reports on this topic appeared in several media outlets including:

Journal-News, Oct. 11: Miami University’s COVID-19 cases at minimum

This article reports on the reduction of COVID-19 cases on Miami’s s campus after a Butler County-wide outbreak began in early September.

Forbes, Oct. 10: Building A Workplace Culture For Mental Health

This article by Miami University President Gregory Crawford is about how to build a better workplace culture for mental health.

Student International, Oct. 10: Miami University of Ohio: Where aspiring Engineering and Computing professionals discover the code for success

This article discusses the work of Lam Ha, a College of Engineering and Computing student.

Journal News, Oct. 10: One of largest gifts ever: Miami University grad pays forward with $2M donation

This article is about Miami alumnus Dinesh Paliwal and ILA Paliwal making a $2 million donation to the College of Engineering and Computing, which is one of the largest donations that this Miami program has ever received. Additional reports on this topic appeared in several media outlets including:, Oct. 10: On Miami University’s Hamilton campus, the walk to class just more educational

This article is about the newly installed tree walk on Miami’s Hamilton campus. Chelsea Obrebski, former interim manager of The Conservatory, is quoted.

The Conversation, Oct. 10: Effort to recover Indigenous language also revitalizes culture, history and identity

A Q-and-A with Daryl Baldwin, executive directive of the Myaamia Center and a member of the National Council on the Humanities, on the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma’s efforts working with a university to help bring Indigenous languages back. Additional reports on this topic appeared in many national and regional media outlets including: