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Miami Media Highlights Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Miami Media Highlights Jan. 29-Feb. 4

NBC-WIS, Ch. 10, Feb 2: More Than Rhythm: A Black Music Series returns, ft. Dr. Tammy Kernodle
This broadcast news story features University Distinguished Professor of Music Tammy Kernodle performing a song that she will present at the More Than Rhythm lecture series in Columbia, South Carolina. 

Parenting for the Brain, Feb 2: 11 Characteristics of Helicopter Parenting
This article references research from Miami University stating that adults who experienced a parent’s overprotectiveness and overinvolvement tended to have poorer emotional functioning.

The Conversation, Feb 1: 3 years on from coup, economic sanctions look unlikely to push Myanmar back to democracy
This article is co-written by Keith Preble, visiting assistant professor of Political Science. The article details the state of Myanmar three years following the military coup in February 2021.

Spectrum News 1, Feb 1: Ohio Teacher Bootcamp program to give educators real-world experience
Miami University is one of eight Ohio colleges that have been selected to provide the Ohio Teacher Bootcamp program for up to 655 educators.

National Geographic, Jan 31: Turkey tail. Chaga. Lion’s mane. Do these mushroom supplements really help you?
This article on the potential health benefits of mushrooms quotes Nicholas Money, professor of Biology. 

Journal-News, Jan 31: Miami University gets nearly $1M to help with mental health support for students
This article highlights the work that Miami University is doing to address the mental health needs of students with the help of a nearly $1M grant from the State of Ohio.  Steve Large, assistant vice president of Student Life – Health and Wellness is quoted in the article.

Movers & Makers, Jan 29: Miami sets opening date for state-of-the-art data science center
This article announces the ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration for the McVey Data Science building on March 14.