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To use Campus Clear … or not

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. 

Despite factors leading to recruitment being largely online, Miami's pledge numbers have stayed consistent. Photo by Zach Reichman.

Greek Life maintains pledge class size amid pandemic

  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.”

Photo by Bo Brueck.

Miami ranks highly in wheelchair-accessibility

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.  


Talawanda teachers begin receiving second dose of vaccine

  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. 

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