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Miami Media Highlights March 4-10

Miami Media Highlights March 4-10

Ideastream Public Media, March 8: A decade into varsity-level gaming, many Ohio universities embrace esports
This story looks at the rise of esports and Miami’s nationally recognized team. James Davis, assistant director of esports, is quoted.

WKRC, Ch. 12, March 7: Health executive, alumna gifts $1 million to Miami University
This news story announces that Miami University alumna Amy Altman has gifted $1 million to the John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship. Additional coverage of this story also appeared in the Cincinnati Business Courier.

Journal-News, Mar 6: PHOTOS: Ohio U.S. Senate candidates debate at Miami University
Photos from the U.S. Senate debate held at Miami University.

The Conversation, March 4: How non-English language cinema is reshaping the Oscars landscape
This article written by Kerry Hegarty, assistant professor of Film Studies, highlights how the Academy of Motion Pictures has become more diverse and gives an example that three of the 10 movies up for Best Picture are non-English speaking films.

ArtNet, March 4: How Influential Critic Larry Neal Powered the Black Arts Movement
This article is a book review of “Any Day Now: Toward a Black Aesthetic” following the work of art critic Larry Neal. Miami University is mentioned in the article as Neal provided text for the Africobra catalog, an exhibit held on the campus in 1979.