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Miami Media Highlights Aug. 7-13

Miami Media Highlights Aug. 7-13

Road2College, Aug. 12: Ivy League Schools vs Public Ivy League: Which is the Better Choice?
This article discusses differences between Ivy League Schools and Public Ivies. Miami University is listed as a Public Ivy in the Great Lakes Midwest Region.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Aug 11: The (College) Presidential Fitness Test
This article features Miami President Gregory Crawford as one of three college presidents who shared their daily fitness routine. President Crawford also shared his goal to make Miami the healthiest campus.

CNN, Aug. 10: Fossil discovery may be one of the oldest, smallest aquatic whales found in Africa, study finds
This article highlights the fossil discovery of an extinct whale species by Egyptian paleontologists. Carlos Mauricio Peredo, assistant professor of Biological Sciences, is quoted in the story. Additional reports on this topic also appeared on:

Forbes, Aug. 10: Good As Hell? Lizzo's Brand Needs Authenticity That C.A.R.E.S.
Gillian Oakenfull, professor of Marketing, authored this article on rise and fall of a celebrity brand – specifically musical artist, Lizzo. (Subscription may be required)

360info, Aug. 9: Women’s football closing the gap, but it’s not all down to FIFA
Adam Beissel, associate professor of Sport Leadership and Management, co-authored this article on the success and ongoing issues within FIFA Women’s Soccer.

The San Diego Union Tribune, Aug. 9: Opinion: The draw we feel to nature is genetic. Here's how plants can bring us back to ourselves.
This OpEd article was written by Miami University graduate student Felicia Hill. Hill is a student of Project Dragonfly. 

ABC-WKEF, Ch. 22, Aug. 9: Universities adjust academic policies for AI
This broadcast news story mentions that Miami University has recently revised their academic integrity policy to include the use of AI technology. This story has aired in more than 78 cities including Washington, D.C., Chicago, Columbus, and Flint. Additional reports on this topic also appeared on:

Inside Higher Ed, Aug. 9: Following a Trend, Nevada State College Is Now a University
This article sheds light on institutes of higher education changing their name from “college” to “university” to be more attractive to prospects. Riley Acton, assistant professor of Economics, is quoted in the article.

The Washington Post, Aug. 9: How cycling can be a great — and safe — exercise as you get older
This article on the benefits of cycling as one ages quotes Kyle Timmerman, associate professor of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health

Journal-News, Aug. 7: Local agencies awarded money to incentivize first responders to stay on the job
This article announced that the Miami University Police Department will receive a $104,000 grant from the state of Ohio to provide an incentive to 26 first responders.

Dayton Daily News, Aug. 7: Learners of all academic backgrounds advance at Miami University Regionals
This article, authored by Tracy Miller, regional associate director of marketing and communications, highlights the benefits of a regional campus for individuals who feel that college is not right for them.