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Miami’s transfer students deal with extra adjustments relocating in pandemic

  Schneider, part of Miami’s class of 2022, is one of many students who transferred to Miami in the middle of the pandemic, which added new layers of difficulty to being the new student.  Transfer students have been trying to make the transition to Miami with most courses and extracurriculars happening online, and in-person socializing not exactly being encouraged. 

Hirsch and Khan cover three concepts in the book: sexual projects, sexual geographies and sexual citizenship and how they relate to college students.

‘Sexual Citizens’ comes to Miami

Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan, authors of "Sexual Citizens" a book about sexual assault on college campuses, spoke to about 160 Miami University students, faculty and staff members on Thursday, April 15. 

Tours for prospective students are still affected by COVID-19 restrictions. Groups are limited to 10 people.

Tour guides adjust to COVID restrictions

Payne started working as a tour guide this year, and while she’s picked up on things quickly, she knows that it’s not quite the same as training before the COVID-19 pandemic. For tour guides who worked before the pandemic, the adjustment has been a little more difficult. 


Journalism major adds curriculum changes

 The journalism program is undergoing two new changes according to an email sent to the Media, Journalism and Film (MJF) department from Senior Lecturer Patricia Gallagher Newberry, area coordinator for the journalism program.

Dean of Students Kimberly Moore started a podcast titled "We Need to Talk" to bring students with different backgrounds together this semester.

A podcast to bridge differences

 Hoping to spark conversation on dialogue across difference, Dean of Students Kimberly Moore started a podcast titled “We Need to Talk,” in collaboration with Miami University senior and Student Body Vice President Jessica von Zastrow. 


Students travel outside of Oxford to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

On March 29, Ohio extended eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to all adults. But many Miami University students have gone to several different places hoping to get a vaccine of their own before the eligibility was extended.  Some students have traveled an hour or more outside of Oxford to get a vaccine where there was more availability or leftover doses.