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Miami Media Highlights Feb. 5-11

Miami Media Highlights Feb. 5-11

Cyber Work, Feb. 9: Are remote workers more security-savvy than on-premises?
Joseph Nwankpa, associate professor of Information Systems and Analytics, is featured on this podcast discussing cybersecurity.

Journal-News, Feb. 9: Miami’s Dan Gwitt aims to ‘lean on’ legendary coach he’s replacing
This story on the hiring of new Miami Volleyball coach Dan Gwitt features quotes from Gwitt and David Sayler, director of athletics. 

Journal-News, Feb 8: Miami Regionals, city announce new Hamilton Promise Scholarship
This article announces the Hamilton Promise, a collaboration between the city of Hamilton, the Hamilton Community Foundation, and Miami University Regionals to provide tuition-free education. Ande Durojaiye, vice president of Miami Regionals, is quoted. 

Journal-News, Feb 7: Butler Tech, Miami unveil $10 million job training hub plan
This article announced the partnership of Butler Tech and Miami University in developing a technology innovation hub in Hamilton. Miami President Gregory Crawford is quoted. Additional reports appeared on CBS-WKRC, Spectrum News 1, and in the Cincinnati Business Courier, as well as other outlets. 

NPR-WVXU, Ch. 91.7, Feb. 7: New exhibit explores revitalization of Miami, Peoria tribes’ art form
George Ironstrack, assistant director of the Myaamia Center, is quoted in this story on a recently opened exhibit at Miami’s Richard and Carole Cocks Art Museum featuring a collaboration between the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and the Peoria Tribe. 

Cincinnati Herald, Feb 5: Miami University interns work in social justice agencies
This article highlights the work of Miami University Social Justice interns as they serve in Cincinnati agencies during the month of January. Mark Curnutte, visiting instructor of Sociology and Gerontology, and Chris Makaroff, dean of the College of Arts and Science, are quoted.

JAZZIZ, Feb 5: Bennie Maupin, GRAMMYs, Nina Simone & More: The Week in Jazz
This article features New World Symphony’s third annual “I Dream a World” festival from Feb. 4-25 with a series of programs honoring the life and world of pianist and composer Mary Lou Williams. The festival was curated in collaboration with Tammy Kernodle, University Distinguished Professor of Music. 

Think Geo Energy, Feb 5: Geothermal heating and cooling coming soon to Miami University, Ohio
This article announces that Miami University will soon begin drilling wells for the new geothermal heating and cooling system with a projected completion date of 2026.