Miami University, along with Northern Kentucky University and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, announced an alliance to close equity gaps in higher education.
Miami University received 10,000 additional at-home COVID-19 antigen testing kits as of Sept. 8 as tests have been in-demand the first three weeks of classes.
Following the passing of Collin’s Law this summer, Ohio colleges and universities are now required to implement hazing education as well as prevent issues that allow hazing to continue. But Miami University has had a self-led Greek course since 2018, and at this time won’t be changing its requirements for Greek-affiliated students.
After a year and a half of being at home and online, Miami University students have finally returned to a schedule of mostly in-person classes.
Miami University professors have spent the past three weeks surveying the beginning of their second year with increased workloads.
In its first in-person meeting in more than 18 months, ASG allocated its first round of student organization funding and approved its internal operating budget (IOB) for the fall semester.
Wayne L. Dancie, a student at Miami University, was walking across a bridge on Western Campus when he decided “Bridges” would be the perfect name for his new program that would increase diversity at Miami. This November, Miami University’s Bridges Program is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
In a university-wide email, Miami University’s COVID Response Team announced students must complete an educational module before requesting a COVID-19 vaccine exemption.
Lines winding out of Pulley Diner. Hordes of students lined down Maplestreet, waiting for food in Maplestreet Commons. A human wall starting at Sumeshi around lunch time. Two hour waits at Red Zone.
Online courses during the pandemic have caused problems for students in all majors. But for students in world language courses where there is a dependence on speech and enunciation during instruction, online learning was not ideal.
In the wake of FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine, the delta variant sweeping across the country and Miami University mandating vaccination among students and staff, there are questions abound about vaccine efficacy and safety.
Students returning to Miami University this year anticipated their favorite dining locations to reopen after being closed last year, but staffing shortages across the campus have started the semester off with long lines, frustrating wait times and closures.
On Sunday at 11 a.m., up to 400 tables will be lining the sidewalks from Upham Hall to King Library, filling the spaces through Academic Quad, around the Seal and down Irvin Drive as student leaders set up camp for the fall Mega Fair.
Miami University is “carefully considering” mandating the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty and staff, according to a university-wide email sent this morning.
Current students, including this year’s incoming first-years, will continue taking classes under the Global Miami Plan. Incoming students beginning in fall 2022 will have to complete the Miami Global Plan requirements.
Now that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 has been fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Miami University students have mixed feelings about the university requiring vaccination.
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.”
Miami University faculty and staff will receive increased salaries and financial bonuses for the 2021-2022 academic year, as announced by university President Gregory Crawford in June.