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Miami Media Highlights Aug. 14-20

Miami Media Highlights Aug. 14-20

Dispatchist, Aug. 19: Letter from the President
This is a reprint of the welcome letter written by Miami University President Gregory Crawford. The letter was first published in The Miami Student.

Journal-News, Aug. 16: Robots to deliver food orders on Miami University campus
This article highlights the newest meal options available on the Miami University campus, including an autonomous food delivery robot accessible through the GrubHub app. 

Forbes, Aug. 16: Chicago - 30 Under Thirty
Miami University alumna LaVanDria Smith-Lash was named to Chicago’s 30 Under Thirty in Forbes. Smith-Lash is the founder of Course Culture and has moved her production to the Lee and Rosemary Fisher Innovation College@Elm near the campus of Miami University. (subscription may be required)

McKnights, Aug. 16: High administrator, DON turnover land providers more complaint investigations: study
This article highlights a study conducted by Scripps Gerontology Center examining the correlation between staff retention and complaints in long-term care facilities.

The Conversation, Aug. 14: Florida’s academic standards distort the contributions that enslaved Africans made to American society
This article was written by Rodney Coates, professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies. Coates calls out the new academic standards in Florida as misleading and provides examples of the skills that enslaved Africans brought with them to the Americas. Additional reports on this topic also appeared in several other outlets. 

The Conversation, Aug. 14: The bubbly chemistry behind carbonated beverages
This article written by Michael Crowder, professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, outlines the science behind the carbonation of beverages. Additional reports on this topic also appeared in several other outlets.