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‘I teared up’: Nicole Fleetwood set to speak at spring commencement

(11/04/22 12:00pm)

Nicole Fleetwood, a professor of media, culture and communication at New York University (NYU), was finishing up teaching for the day when she received an email from Miami University’s president, Gregory Crawford. In his email, Crawford invited Fleetwood back to her alma mater to give the 2023 spring commencement speech.

Miami works to rehire visiting assistant professors after the pandemic

(10/03/22 1:00pm)

In 2020, more than half of the visiting assistant professors (VAPs) at Miami University did not have their contracts renewed for the fall 2020 semester as the university prepared to lose tens of millions of dollars from the COVID-19 pandemic. Two years later, the university is working to refill those positions.

Facebook algorithm may favor the Republican party, study co-authored by Miami University professors finds

(07/15/22 6:09pm)

New research from Miami University has shown that a change in the Facebook algorithm may have increased the visibility of posts from local Republican parties. Professors from Miami and Wright State University (WSU) found that, despite posting more, Democratic parties received significantly less interaction on their posts. 

Faculty-student engagement in jeopardy: how Miami’s faculty union could affect student experience

(05/06/22 3:00pm)

Much of the attention surrounding the Faculty Alliance of Miami’s (FAM) efforts to unionize the faculty at Miami University has concentrated on administrators and professors alike; however, the faculty union won’t just affect those who receive a paycheck from the university.