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Headline Highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in September

Compiled by university news and communications

Miami Media Highlights displays selected media placements of contributions by Miamians and the local and global impact of the university. Updated weekly, it is accessible on the Miami News website.

Our editors' picks for September provide a snapshot of recent news media coverage: 

 Harvard Business Review, Aug. 31: How to manage a multigenerational team 

  • Interview with Megan Gerhardt, professor of management and leadership, about the benefits of cross-generational work.

 Marketplace.org, Sept. 6: How fantasy football became a billion-dollar industry

  • Interview with Brody Ruihley, professor of sport leadership and management, on Marketplace Morning Report about the history of fantasy sports and how it became a booming industry. 

 Forbes.com, Sept. 7: Three tips for tackling difficult conversations with employees

  • Jaime Hunt, Miami’s vice president and chief marketing and communications officer who sits on the Forbes Communication Council, writes about how creating an office culture that combines kindness with accountability leads to better outcomes and stronger teams. 

Forbes.com, Sept. 9: Will entrepreneurship replace the liberal arts? One university leader says yes

  • Interview with Tim Holcomb, chair and professor of entrepreneurship, about the future of learning at the intersection of traditional higher education, entrepreneurship and technology.

Lifewire.com, Sept. 10: Why AI could be considered an inventor

  • Joseph Nwankpa, professor of information systems and analytics, is interviewed in this story about how Artificial intelligence may help invent things, but experts are divided over whether it’s doing it by itself. 

FastCompany, Sept. 10: It's not the “Great Resignation,” but the “Great Reprioritization”

  • Are workers really quitting en masse? Research by Scott Dust, associate professor of management, surveying full-time workers says most are only “considering” leaving their jobs.

WLWT, Sept. 17: Around 100 new citizens sworn in at naturalization ceremony at Miami University 

  • TV video of the Sept. 17 naturalization ceremony held at the Regionals, part of the Regional’s Citizenship and Democracy Week.

Journal-News, Sept. 20: Miami University unveils $10 million renovation of nursing learning facility on Hamilton campus.

  • This story highlights the nearly completed Nursing Innovation Hub and renovation of University Hall. Brooke Flinders, chair and associate professor of nursing, is interviewed. 

Columbus Dispatch, Sept. 26: Visual Arts: ‘They That Matter’ exhibit a powerful tribute to the many Black lives lost

  • Interview with Larry Collins, emeritus professor of art, about his exhibition ”They That Matter. The exhibition  presents nearly 40 portraits of Americans who were either killed by police or were victims during the civil-rights movement.