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Miami University President Greg Crawford helps cut the ceremonial ribbon inside Peabody Hall on Thursday, Aug. 26, symbolizing the beginning of Miami's new Honors College.

Crawford cuts ribbon on new Honors College

The Honors College is a program meant to give extra resources to high-achieving students during their time at Miami. Replacing the Honors Program, the Honors College aims to help students within the program succeed through grant money, enhanced research opportunities and honors-only classes.

Jen Millett, a nurse aide at McCullough-Hyde hospital, protested TriHealth's vaccine mandate for their employees. She believes that people should make the decision to get vaccinated themselves.

McCullough-Hyde employees protest vaccine requirement

Around 10 McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital employees and family members gathered outside the hospital at 4 p.m. on Aug. 25, with signs to protest the COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Today was the second time they protested the requirement. The first was held last week.


A deep dive into the success of the class of 2025

When first-year education major Michael Sanchez heard Miami University’s class of 2025 had been named “the largest, most academically accomplished incoming class in history,” he was surprised.  “I’m a bit intimidated,” Sanchez said. “In front of other people, I don’t think I would hold up to that standard, but hopefully I do.”

Bell Tower Commons and other dining locations at Miami University will remain closed indefinitely this semester.

Many dining options remain closed

  Despite the indication from Miami University that Bell Tower Commons would reopen this fall, the dining hall will remain closed indefinitely for the upcoming semester. Haines, Spring Street Market, Dorsey Market and the Starbucks at Withrow Hall will also remain closed for the time being.

Unlike last year, this year's Welcome Weekend and First 50 Days events will be in-person.

Welcome Events to be in person

In contrast to last year’s schedule of online-only welcome events, this fall, first-year, transfer and second-year Miami University students will all have the opportunity to attend in-person welcome events.