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Roger and Joyce Howe Award 2022
The Roger and Joyce Howe award is given each spring to an individual or team of Miami faculty members who have made a concerted and continuing effort to innovate writing instruction.
NFTs: What they are, and what they could be
The non-fungible token has taken the digital art world by storm over the last year. But could it become something bigger in business?
Preference importance ratings among African American and white nursing home residents
The Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory (PELI-NH) assesses the psychosocial preferences of nursing home (NH) residents. This study explored the association of race with importance ratings of self-dominion preferences (i.e., preferences for control). Results showed African Americans were younger and more functionally impaired. After accounting for the effects of gender (female), age (younger), anxiety (greater), and functional impairment (less) with higher reports of importance of self-dominion preferences, race was significant. There were no significant moderating effects.
Individual learning accounts: A comparison of implemented and proposed initiatives
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) identified three models for funding adult learning: (1) individual learning accounts, (2) individual savings accounts, and (3) training vouchers. The current study discusses examples of these models, either proposed or implemented, across four countries or economic blocks—France, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. In addition, to understand the importance of providing funding for education and training to adults with low levels literacy skills, we use data from the Program for the International Assessment for Adult Competencies (PIAAC) to compare participation in adult education and training (AET) by literacy skill levels. In all countries examined, adults with low literacy skills participated in AET at lower rates than those with middle and high levels of literacy skills.
Myaamia Center - Executive Director's Update - January 2022
Letter from Daryl Baldwin, Executive Director of the Myaamia Center, to update on current activities, recent accomplishments, and future plans of the Myaamia Center at Miami University. https://miamioh.edu/myaamia-center/myaamia-center-newsletters/2022/january/index.html Myaamia Center Staff, January 11, 2022
Miami Tribe Donates to Myaamia Center at Miami University
In November of 2021, the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma donated $2 million to the Myaamia Center's endowment. https://www.givetomiamioh.org/s/916/16/interior-flah.aspx?sid=916&gid=1&pgid=18910&cid=36270&ecid=36270&crid=0&calpgid=4816&calcid=9345 Miami University Advancement, November 10, 2021
Important Information Regarding Miami Wireless Updates
Upgrades to the SSL certificate Miami uses for its wireless network will take place between 6:00 - 7:00 am on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.
Top enrollment official announced for Miami University Regionals
Ande Durojaiye, vice president and dean of Miami University Regionals, appointed Amanda Means as the new regional director of Enrollment Management effective February 1.
COVID-19 Campus Update | 4:42 p.m.
A message from the COVID Response Team