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Miami Media Highlights April 1-7

Miami Media Highlights April 1-7

WKRC-TV, April 5: Avoid dangerous imprinting by using proper eye protection during eclipse
Yao “Henry” Jin, associate professor of Management, is quoted in this story on the need for proper eye protection to view the solar eclipse.

Cincinnati Business Courier, April 4: Miami University names new dean of College of Arts and Science
This story announces that Miami University has named Renée Baernstein as the next dean of Miami’s College of Arts and Science, effective July 1 (subscription may be required).

NPR-WVXU, Ch. 91.7, April 4: A Myaamia (Miami) and Shawnee view of the eclipse
Ahead of the April 8 solar eclipse, George Ironstrack, assistant director of the Myaamia Center, and Kristina Fox, education coordinator, are featured in this report on the Myaamia language and the words used to describe an eclipse.

Kentucky Health News, April 2: Sports betting has taken off in Kentucky, but counselors for people with a gambling disorder remain in short supply in the state
This article highlights sports betting in Kentucky and concerns for those with gambling disorders. Sharon Custer, a faculty member working with Miami’s Institute for Responsible Gaming, Lotteries, and Sport, is quoted.

WCPO, Ch. 9, April 2: Stress Less Week
This news story highlights Stress Less Week – a weeklong event held on the Miami University campus to help students navigate stress and anxiety.

NPR-WYSO, Ch. 91.3, April 2: Butler Tech, Miami University plan multi-million dollar workforce hub
Ande Durojaiye, vice president of Miami Regionals, is featured in this radio broadcast story highlighting the collaboration of Miami University and Butler Tech in developing an innovation hub with the purchase of Vora Technology Park.

Journal-News, April 2: Miami names new hockey coach
This story announces the news that Anthony Noreen has been hired as the new coach for Miami University’s ice hockey team. Noreen and David Sayler, director of athletics, are quoted. Additional reports on this topic appeared in several outlets, including Dayton Daily News.

Inside Higher Ed, April 1: Campus Engagement Tip: Recognize Student Employees
This article provides suggestions and best practices for recognizing student employees. The Miami University social media toolbox is featured as a way to recognize student workers and promote engagement.