Miami Media Highlights, Aug. 30-Sept. 5


CBS News, Sept. 3

Keeping Pets all in the family

This news segment reports on the benefits of being a pet owner. Allen McConnell, professor of psychology, is quoted.

Forbes, Sept. 2

Powerful Ripples In The Environment: The Effects Of University Sustainability Action

Gregory Crawford, President of Miami University and professor of physics, wrote this article on the effects of university sustainability action.

Harvard Business Review, Aug. 31

How to Manage a Multi-Generational Team

This article reports on how to manage a multi-generational workforce. Megan Gerhardt, professor of management is quoted.

Cincinnati Enquirer, Aug. 31

Miami University requires all students, staff to receive COVID-19 vaccine

This article reports on Miami University's announcement to require all students, faculty, and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and cites President Gregory Crawford’s letter to campus. Additional reports on this topic appeared in:

NPR WVXU-AM Radio, Aug. 31

Laura Neack and Homayun Sidky on the crisis in Afghanistan (Part 1)

This hour long radio news program about the crisis in Afghanistan features expert commentary from Laura Neack, Professor of Political Science, and Homayun Sidky, professor of anthropology.

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Cincinnati Business Courier, Aug. 31

Miami coffee brand launches in retail stores

This article reports on Miami University launching its in-house coffee brand, Miami Grind in retail stores.

Geno Svec, Executive Director Campus Services & Chief Hospitality Officer, is quoted.

CBS WHIO Ch. 7, Aug. 30

Miami among state universities to receive grant for security upgrades

This article reports on Miami University receiving grant funding for security upgrades. Additional reports on this topic appeared in:

 Evolllution, Aug. 30

As Higher Education Systems Restructure, What Big Ideas Might Emerge to Improve Student Success?

Jason Lane, dean of Education, Health and Society, wrote this op-ed about how higher education can survive a difficult economy by sharing resources, student information and credentialing systems seamlessly between institutions.