Skip to Main Content

Miami Media Highlights May 13-19

Miami Media Highlights May 13-19

NBC-WDTN, Ch. 2, May 19: Miami University celebrates over 4,000 degrees at commencement
This article shares that the Miami University 185th commencement was held on Saturday, May 18. Brian Niccol, chairman and CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill, was the commencement speaker. 

Earth News, May 19: AI Tool Predicts Whether Online Health Misinformation Will Cause Real-World Harm
This article on a new artificial intelligence tool geared to navigate complex online ecosystems features Christopher Wolfe, professor of Psychology.

The Journal Gazette, May 18: Managers must become savvy in juggling needs of employees of disparate age groups
Megan Gerhardt, professor of Management and Leadership, is quoted in this article on communicating effectively in the workplace with employees of all age groups.

Journal-News, May 18: Miami U officials unveil remodeled classroom dedicated to Miami Tribe
This article features Miami University President Gregory Crawford and Miami Tribe of Oklahoma Chief Douglas Lankford celebrating a ribbon cutting for the newly decorated classroom in MacMillan Hall on the university’s main Oxford campus.

Chicago Tribune, May 16: Banded birds help current, future scientist during Dunes Birding Festival
This article highlights the Indiana Dunes Birding Festival and features Lily Fried, a graduate student at Miami University.

ESPN, May 15: How Miami (Ohio) became the best power-hitting team in America
This article highlights the success of the women’s softball team and coach Kirin Kumar.

Lansing State Journal, May 15: Resignations, troubles at Miss USA pageant could complicate matters for Miss Michigan
This article highlights the history and recent scandals within the pageant industry. Kimberly Hamlin, professor of Global and Intercultural Studies, is quoted. 

Educause, May 14: Lockpicking Lessons for Leaders
This article features David Seidl, vice president for IT Services and chief information officer, and his hobby of locksport (lock picking). The activity of picking locks has a lot to teach technology leaders and is a fun metaphor for much of the work done on a day-to-day basis.