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Miami Media Highlights April 15-21

Miami Media Highlights April 15-21

Christian Science Monitor, April 20: On Columbine anniversary, a nation divided over guns
Lindsay Shackenback Regele, associate professor of History, is quoted in this story on the anniversary of the tragic school shooting in Columbine, Colorado.

Journal-News, April 19: Hamilton plans final steps for economic agency to spark more growth
The city of Hamilton is moving forward with the creation of the city port authority to boost economic development in the city. Miami University President Gregory Crawford has been named to the five-person board.

WKRC, Ch. 12, April 18: Miami's Esports continues its reputation as one of nation's top programs
This broadcast news story shares that Miami University Esports is considered one of the top video game colleges in the country. James Davis, assistant director of Esports, is featured.

Journal-News, April 18: Miami Hamilton to host panel on gerrymandering
Miami University Regionals and the Menard Family Center for Democracy will present the 2024 Joyce Hulse Manko Lecture in Government: “The Politics of Gerrymandering in Ohio and Beyond” on April 24. John Forren, executive director of the Menard Family Center for Democracy, is quoted and will serve as host for the program.

Dayton Daily News, April 17: Lakota West grad embracing role for nationally ranked Miami softball
Miami softball coach Kirin Kumar is quoted in this story on Allie Cummins, who helped the RedHawks put together what was the longest win streak in the nation.

College Transitions, April 17: 18 Best Colleges for Forensic Science
Miami University is ranked No. 15 on this list for Best Colleges for Forensic Science in 2024.

SPJ News, April 15: Region 4 Mark of Excellence Awards 2023 winners announced
Miami University student journalists earned 26 awards from Society Professional of Journalists annual Mark of Excellence Awards.

C-Span, April 15: Q&A
This segment of C-Span’s Q&A program features Steven Conn, W.E. Smith Professor of History, and author of the book, “The Lies of the Land,” in which he argued that the reality of rural America today is vastly different from the way it is often portrayed by politicians and the media.