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.
Upon arrival to the quarantine or isolation residence hall, students are met with, among many things, a care package. The bag includes snacks, art materials, a mug, a blanket and a personal touch — a handwritten note from a Miami family member.
Students currently living in Presidents Hall on Miami University’s North Quad will be the last to live there — in name, at least. Presidents Hall will be renamed to Marcum Hall after the end of the spring semester.
While Rose Marie Ward would normally find herself visiting large, lecture-based courses to have Miami University students fill out the Student Health Survey, this year she relied entirely on email.
Miami University hosted its first COVID-19 vaccine clinic for staff, including student employees, on Wednesday, April 7. The initial 1,000 Moderna doses were administered by TriHealth and provided by the state of Ohio at no cost to the recipients.
Chants of “Yes means yes, no means no, whatever we wear, wherever we go,” echoed down High Street as just less than 50 people marched in a Take Back the Night protest on Wednesday, April 7.
Reporters from The Miami Student took home nine first-place and five finalist awards for journalism work in the Mark of Excellence (MOE) regional competition. In total, 15 Student reporters won recognition.
In a Friday, April 9 statement on its Instagram page, Miami University’s Lecture Series announced it canceled its event featuring Dan Harmon scheduled for Monday, April 12, amid controversy due to Harmon’s past sexual misconduct.
Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) held elections for five cabinet positions at its April 6 meeting. Elections for the remaining six positions will be held at the April 13 meeting.
Over the past year, social workers have been adapting their efforts in the COVID climate. Social workers, an often unseen labor force, are involved with individuals and families behind the scenes in all aspects of life, from schools to child welfare to hospitals.
The Miami University Outdoor Pursuit Center (OPC) received a grant in spring 2020 to offer a new program this spring called Destination Wellness.
Miami University’s Student Disability Services (SDS) is implementing a new program for students with learning disabilities and neurological disorders, called Fusion, at the regional campuses beginning fall 2021.
Miami University ranks second-best among Ohio universities for the salaries of alumni with bachelor’s degrees in the first year after graduation, according to a recent list released by GradReports, which analyzes data collected by the U.S. Department of Education.
The last five Miami University Police Department (MUPD) safety bulletins have been reported sexual assaults from North Quad. The rise in this area of campus has led some students to wonder what caused the increase and if they are safe on North Quad.
In the weeks leading up to Green Beer Day (GBD), students reserved their tables at Uptown bars and decorated with green shamrocks. They also prepared hats, masks and sunglasses to hide their faces from police body cameras and, possibly, drones, as rumors spread throughout the city.
Members of the Miami University and Oxford community gathered Saturday, April 3 to mourn the deaths of those killed in the Atlanta spa shootings, an action widely regarded as a racially motivated attack against the Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
Miami University gave eligible students up to $1,500 in federal aid beginning Monday, March 29. Funds came from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA). Miami was allocated just less than 6.5 million dollars in total.
In an email sent to the Miami University community on Monday, April 5, Miami announced the distribution of 3,500 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to students starting April 10.