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Miami Media Highlights May 8-14

Miami Media Highlights May 8-14

The Conversation, May 12: Meditative mothering? How Buddhism honors both compassionate caregivers and celibate monks and nuns.
This article on how Buddhism honors mothering was written by Liz Wilson, professor of Comparative Religion, and published by The Conversation. Additional reports appeared in multiple publications, including:

Slate, May 11: Why It Makes Perfect Sense for Netflix’s New Cleopatra to Be Black
This article quotes Denise McCoskey, professor in the Department of French, Italian, and Classical Studies, in regards to the lineage of Cleopatra.

Journal-News, May 11: Miami University graduates more than 4,500; commencement is this weekend
This article announces the 184th commencement of Miami University. President Gregory Crawford presided over the commencement ceremony while alumna and Hamilton native Nicole Fleetwood delivered the commencement address.

Journal-News, May 11: Miami University graduate students provide social work to nearby schools
This article highlights the internships of Social Work students at local high schools beginning May 16 under a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Education. Sharon Custer and Shawnieka Pope of the Department of Family Science and Social Work are quoted.

Inside Higher Ed, May 11: Welcome On Board
Ashlea Jones, interim senior director of news and communications and director of executive communications, penned this article offering recommendations to acclimate new employees to a campus community. 

Business Insider, May 10: Putin's Victory Day speech was as extreme as ever, claiming a 'real war' was being waged against Russia, even as his military had a measly showing at the celebration
This article highlights Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Victory Day speech and celebration. Stephen Norris, Walter E. Havighurst professor of Russian History, is quoted. Additional reports on this topic appeared in:

MONGABAY, May 10: Social media can be a bat’s best friend (commentary)
This article is written by Project Dragonfly student Emily Eilers. 

Forbes, May 10: Golf-Loving CEOs May Pose Gender Discrimination Risk For Companies
This article highlights a study done by researchers at Miami University and the University of Cincinnati on pay inequities between genders.

Spectrum News 1, May 9: Study: Ohio's public universities have a large return on economic investment
This news story features Miami University President Gregory Crawford, who shares details of the positive economic impact that Ohio universities bring to the state. These findings have been collected by an independent study conducted by Lightcast.

LA RAMS, May 9: Miami (Ohio) unveils Sean McVay statue during induction into Cradle of Coaches
The official website of the Los Angeles Rams touts head coach Sean McVay’s induction into the Miami University Cradle of Coaches.

Borgen Magazine, May 8: Engineers Without Borders’ Work on Water Availability in Rwanda
This article highlights the Engineers Without Borders division at Miami University and the work they continue to provide in Rwanda.

NBC - KHQ06, Ch. 6, May 8: Collective noun catalog
This broadcast story features the collective noun catalog published by Daniel Meyers, director of the Interactive Language Resource Center. An additional report appeared in:

Sports Illustrated, May 8: Indiana Women’s Basketball Associate Head Coach Glenn Box Named Head Coach at Miami (OH)

This article announces the hiring of Glenn Box as the new women’s basketball coach. Additional reports on this topic appeared in:

Forbes, May 8: Leading By Looking Around: How To Grow As The Leader Your Organization Needs
This article written by Miami University President Gregory Crawford recommends that leaders emulate the qualities and skills that they admire in their team members.