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Miami Media Highlights Feb. 13-19

Miami Media Highlights Feb. 13-19

Journal-News, Feb. 19: Local youth shaping future of Black history are ‘actively engaged’

Rodney Coates, professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies, is quoted in this article about emerging voices in the history of Black culture and experience. 

Yahoo News, Feb. 17: Miami University unveils $10.7 million Innovation College@Elm business incubator

This article is about the Lee and Rosemary Fisher Innovation College@Elm building and its unveiling by officials from Miami University, the city of Oxford, and JobsOhio Vibrant Community on Feb. 16. Miami University President Gregory Crawford is quoted. Additional reports on this topic appeared in: 

Journal-News, Feb. 17: Miami University Inventor picked for national academy for research, patents

This article reports on Andrew Jones, assistant professor of Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering, being named as a Senior Member by the National Academy of Inventors. Jones is quoted in the article. 

Bloomberg News, Feb. 16: Starbucks is Winning the Fight Against Unions

Kevin Reuning, assistant professor of Political Science, is quoted in this article about Starbucks’ fight with labor activists pushing to unionize its cafes.  

Spectrum News 1, Feb. 15: Launch It: Cincy mentorship program gives student-led companies tools to make it big

This article reports on the 2023 Launch It: Cincy Pitch Competition hosted by Main Street Ventures. Miami students VaLanDria Smith-Lash and Connor Paton are quoted., Feb. 15: Tech Debt: Can It Stop Your Business From Flying?

David Seidl, vice president for information technology, is quoted in this article about Southwest and its tech debt problem., Feb. 15: Between the Covers of Isobelle Ouzman’s Altered Books, Fairytale Scenes Nestle

Steven Tuck, professor of History, is quoted in this article about the House of the Vettii in Pompeii. 

ABC News, Feb. 14: Philanthropy 50: List of America’s top 50 donors of 2022

This article lists the top 50 American donors of 2022. John Metz ‘57 and his husband Ali Khan, who donated $46 million to Miami University, are listed at No. 43.  Additional reports on this topic appeared in: 

The Columbus Dispatch, Feb. 14: Some Ohio universities celebrate married alumni couples each Valentine’s Day

This article reports on the traditions of some Ohio universities around Valentine’s Day, including Miami Mergers. Kim Tavares, executive director of the Miami University Alumni Association, is quoted. 

Lifewire, Feb. 14: Birds and AI May Have a Lot in Common – Here’s Why That’s Reassuring

This article reports on a study on how pigeons solve problems and how bird brains are similar to computers. John Benamati, chair of Information Systems and Analytics, is quoted.  

Forbes, Feb 13: How Leaders Can Identify, Engage And Leverage Nuance

Miami University President Gregory Crawford, a member of the Forbes Business Council, wrote this post about how effective leadership requires attention to nuances beneath the surface of conversations, problems, opportunities, actions, events, and more. 

Journal-News, Feb. 13: Hamilton Council honors Black community members making a difference

This article reports on Hamilton City Council recognizing six people within Hamilton’s Black community who have made a difference in the lives of Hamilton’s citizens. Samy Broyles, director of alumni and community engagement, and Chamina Curtis, assistant lecturer of Commerce, were among those honored, and both are quoted.