Service trip to Belize perfect fit for double major
As a nursing and Spanish double major, the opportunity to travel to a Spanish-speaking country to set up clinics and serve local communities seemed too good to be true, but luckily for sophomore Alissa Smith, she got to do just that on her service learning trip to Belize.
Miami donates protective gear to area health care facilities
Area health care workers benefitted from donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) collected across Miami University’s Oxford and Regionals campuses last week.
FYIC professor helps faculty, students transition to remote learning
Dr. Justin McGlothin used his tech skills to help others make the move to online learning.
Dr. Nathaniel Bryan Earns 2020 AERA Scholarship Award
Congratulations to Dr. Nathaniel Bryan for being the recipient of the Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education SIG Emerging Scholar Award.
Phil Smith Featured in Cincinnati Enquirer
The replication rate, or the R-naught factor, is more for the novel coronavirus than we typically see for the flu, but less for other things, like measles.
Philip Smith on replication rate numbers for COVID-19
Philip Smith featured on Cincinnati.com
Senate News, March 30, 2020
A meeting of University Senate was held on March 30, 2020 via WebEx. Provost Osborne provided a COVID-19 and campus update. Bill Knight, Director of the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness presented information regarding potential changes to the academic program review process. Qihou Zhou, Chair and Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, introduced the proposed Robotics Engineering major. Paul Flaspohler, Associate Professor of Psychology and Process Coordinator for the sunsetting of the Family Science major, reported his findings. Likewise, Patrick Dowling, Chair and Professor of Mathematics and Process Coordinator for the creation of an Entrepreneurship department, reported his findings. Jeffrey Wanko, Associate Provost, briefly introduced proposed additional questions for the end of the semester course evaluations for the Spring 2020 semester.
Michael Crowder named associate provost and dean of the Graduate School
Michael Crowder, professor and chair of Miami University's department of chemistry and biochemistry, will become associate provost and dean of the Graduate School on July 1.