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Miami Media Highlights June 5-11

Miami Media Highlights June 5-11

The Conversation, June 10: Supreme Court rules in favor of Black voters in Alabama and protects landmark Voting Rights Act
This article written by Rodney Coates, professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, explains the June 8 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to protect voting rights of Black voters in Alabama. Additional reports on this topic appeared in:

Springfield News-Sun, June 10: Miami University Hamilton’s newly expanded disc golf course open

This article highlights the expanded disc golf course at Miami’s Hamilton campus. Jacob Robinson, regional director of technology services, is quoted. Additional reports on this topic also appeared in:

CBC Radio, June 9: Noise-cancelling tech leaves us less able to listen, argues researcher

Mack Hagood, associate professor of Media and Communication, appeared on a new episode of Tapestry from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The episode featured his research into silence, listening, and noise-canceling headphones, as well as the social and personal opportunity costs of using headphones to control what we hear.

Healthy, June 7: AvMentor Provides Standardized Patient Program Development, Training & Services
This article lists Miami University as being an institution that utilizes the AvMentor simulation program for training purposes for health care professions.

NPR, WVXU, 91.7. June 7:  Intel's future workforce is already being trained at 15 Southwest Ohio colleges
This radio news story lists Miami University as one of the 15 Ohio universities offering a rapid two-week certification course designed by Intel. This course is being offered ahead of the planned Intel facility to be constructed near Columbus, Ohio. 

Channel Asia, June 7: Shadow IT is increasing and so are the associated security risks

This article focuses on “shadow IT,” technology that is brought into an organization without the security team’s knowledge. Joseph Nwankpa, associate professor of Information Systems and Analytics and FSB director of cybersecurity initiatives, is quoted.

Forbes, June 6: KickGlass Marketing: 5Bs Of Biosocial Identity Capture Complex Consumer Identities
This article on consumer identities as it relates to marketing was written by Gillian Oakenfull, professor of Marketing.

Journal-News, June 5: Miami University and TriHealth's new $96M facility is a conglomerate of health care services
This article highlights the opening of the newest building on Miami’s Oxford campus, the Clinical Health Science and Wellness Facility. The building is home to the Employee Health Center and Student Health Services, which opened for service on June 6. Additional reports on this topic also appeared in:


NPR - WVXU, 91.7, June 5: Researchers look to variations of psychedelic drugs as the future of mental health treatment
This radio interview features Andrew Jones, assistant professor of Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical engineering speaking about his lab's research on psilocybin and the development of psilocybin derivatives, in collaboration with a researcher from the University of Cincinnati. UC  

The Conversation, June 5:  How building more backyard homes, granny flats and in-law suites can help alleviate the housing crisis
This article was written by Murali Paranandi and Jeff Kruth, professors of Architecture, on the trend of ADU’s (adaptive dwelling units) as a way to help ease the housing crisis. Additional reports on this topic also appeared in: