Shauna Koch, the parent of a kindergarten student at Bogan, said her child was sent outside unattended when none of the approved guardians for the child’s pickup were there.
Although Miami University’s Healthy Together Pledge calls for students to “conduct daily symptom monitoring for [COVID-19] symptoms and stay home from classes/activities if [they are] feeling ill,” the use of the symptom monitoring app recommended by Miami, Campus Clear, is not required.
After the killing of George Floyd and the rise of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests over the summer, universities across the U.S. began increasing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts.
Two Miami University professors will be awarded the title of university distinguished professor, an honor that recognizes excellence in teaching and scholarship.
Three slates are running to be Miami University’s next Student Body President (SBP) and Vice President (VP). The Miami Student recently interviewed the candidates from all three tickets about their platforms and hopes for the future of the university. The election will take place March 15-17 on the Hub.
Miami University’s Hamilton campus has the best 40-year return on investment among public schools who primarily issue bachelor’s degrees, according to a study from Georgetown University and Stacker.
This past Wednesday, the global and intercultural studies department (GIC) held a virtual alumni panel during its career fair that was Zoom-bombed by people displaying racist, anti-Semitic and pornographic images.
Brooklyn Forbes, a local musician and 2020 Miami University graduate, released her first two singles during the pandemic and is set to release an EP this spring.
Occurring only once every three years during the week of Feb. 17, Charter Day Ball is one of Miami University’s most cherished and long-standing traditions. Dating all the way back to 1976, the formal affair brings together a multitude of people from the Miami community, including students, faculty and alumni.
Epsilon Tau Pi is a national service fraternity for those who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank available to youth in Scouts BSA, formerly known as Boy Scouts.
Students wanting to take their first legal sip of alcohol for their 21st birthday in one of Oxford’s uptown bars may have to wait just a bit longer this year.
Miami University’s spring recruitment for fraternities and sororities garnered a similar number of students joining Greek Life compared to previous years before the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our numbers were relatively the same,” said Kimberly Vance, director of the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. “We had a slight dip in the men from 2020 to 2021, as far as accepted bids. But they still had more accepted bids than they did in 2019 … For the women, it was pretty similar.”
Miami University was recently ranked as one of the top 20 wheelchair-accessible college campuses in New Mobility Magazine's Wheels on Campus guide. Placing the university as the 20th most accessible, the guide discussed Miami's Student Disabilities Service (SDS) and its ability to actively accommodate students with disabilities.
Around half of the teachers in the Talawanda School District (TSD), about 300 people, received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 25. The Butler County Educational Service Center, which works with all public schools in the county, coordinated the administration of the vaccine for all 10 school districts in Butler County. Talawanda teachers received the first dose of the vaccine on Feb. 4.
Miami University Senate passed a resolution forbidding nearly all romantic relationships between students and faculty during its Feb. 22 meeting.
This school year, Miami University is seeing a decrease in the number of sexual offenses reported by students, a downturn some administrators are attributing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the midst of a pandemic, the nation’s colleges faced an unprecedented problem regarding the safety and responsibility of releasing students to travel over spring break.