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Miami Media Highlights Nov. 21 to Nov. 27

Miami Media Highlights Nov. 21 to Nov. 27

Crosscut, Nov. 25: Why some schools are prioritizing pre-K playtime

This article reports on the benefits of uninterrupted and imaginative playtime for children. Doris Bergen, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Educational Psychology, is quoted. 

Journal-News, Nov. 23: Hamilton government seeks to improve diversity in hiring

This article reports on Hamilton’s plan to create a more equitable work environment in its government offices that reflects the demographics of the city as a whole. Bennyce Hamilton, regional director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives and deputy Title IX coordinator at the Miami Regionals, is quoted. 

Aacimotaatiiyankwi, Nov. 22: weeyakiteeheeyankwi neepwaantiiyankwi ‘Celebrating Learning from Each Other’

This article reports on the 50th anniversary of the relationship between Miami University and the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and the festivities that marked this milestone.

Current, Nov. 21: The Author’s Corner with Matthew Smith

This article reports on “The Spires Still Point to Heaven” and features an interview with author Matthew Smith, visiting assistant professor of History.

Cincinnati Magazine, Nov. 21: Miami University’s FotoFocus Show Recalls the Freedom Summer of 1964

This article reports on the FotoFocus Biennial exhibition at Miami University Art Museum, “A Lens for Freedom: Civil Rights Photographs by Steve Schapiro.” Jack Green, the Jeffrey Horrell ’75 and Rodney Rose Director and Chief Curator of Miami University Art Museum, is quoted. 

Dayton Daily News, Nov. 18: Miami University’s entrepreneurial program wins highest ranking in its history

This article reports on Miami’s John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship being rated No. 9 in the world and No. 5 among public universities. Jay Murdock, marketing coordinator, Jenny Darroch, dean and Mitchell P. Rales Chair in Business Leadership and professor of Marketing, and Tim Holcomb, chair and director of the John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship and professor of Entrepreneurship, are quoted. Additional reports on this topic appeared in: