Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) is out for blood. ASG is co-sponsoring their first blood drive on Feb. 11 in Armstrong Pavilion A/B. The blood collected during the drive will go to benefit 23 different partnering hospitals and health centers including McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital, Dayton Children’s Hospital and Fort Hamilton Hospital. The blood donated will service 15 counties in total.
Two Miami University students suspected of having coronavirus tested negative for the virus and are no longer under isolation. Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), confirmed the two students, who have been isolated since last week, do not have the 2019 novel coronavirus in a press conference at the Gross Student Athletic Center on Sunday night.
University Senate approved a resolution to modify the cap on the number of teaching, clinical professors and lecturers (TCPLs) across all academic divisions at its meeting on Jan. 27.
Following reports that two Miami University students are suspected to have the coronavirus after traveling in China over J-term, the university held a joint press conference with the Butler County General Health District and the Ohio Department of Health to address concerns.
Thirty-nine Miami University employees will lose their jobs by July 1, as the university expedites its previously planned budget cuts and reallocations.
The university is currently completing seven large construction projects, including a $3.6 million indoor equestrian center.
Miami University professor Hillel Gray knows that empathizing with others who hold opposing views can be frustrating. Gray aims to close this gap by teaching his students firsthand how to empathize with some of the most controversial groups in the nation. Empathy and the Religious “Enemy” is an ongoing fieldwork project led by Gray. Students participating in this project have had the opportunity to interview members of the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) and the Neturei Karta, an Orthodox, anti-zionist Jewish group since 2017.
The snow was still crisp as Oxford Police Department (OPD) Lieutenant Lara Fening was answering a call about an alleged trespassing on a local Oxford community member’s property. There were footprints on the resident’s upper and lower decks. When Fening looked closer, she noticed that the imprints were of bare feet. With two kids of her own in high school, she knew the culprit.
Over winter break, an elevator inside the Armstrong Student Center (ASC) became more accessible with new buttons installed on floor panels both inside and outside the elevator.
The efforts of Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) all seemed targeted on students’ well-being during the last semester, a focus ASG hopes to continue in the spring.
This week, Ben Deeter sits down with News Editor Rachel Berry to discuss why more Miami students have reported being sexually assaulted this semester than in any other in recent memory.
More Miami University students have reported being sexually assaulted in the last three months than in any other semester in recent history. The number of students reporting sexual assaults and choosing to follow through with the university’s complaint process through Miami’s community standards office has also increased this semester. Since the beginning of the school year, Miami and Oxford police have received 40 sexual assault reports.
Small Business Saturday, which falls between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the two largest shopping holidays in the U.S., aims to encourage shoppers to buy from locally-owned stores instead of large retailers and e-commerce websites.
In the late 1980s, Rebecca Heftel was a student at Wright State University pursuing a major in music. As a lifelong singer, Heftel’s plans went awry when she began to experience issues with her vocal chords, forcing her to switch her major.
University Senate approved recommendations to merge the Department of Classics with two other departments and to establish Sport Leadership and Management (SLAM) as its own department separate from the Department of Kinesiology and Health (KNH) at its meeting on Dec. 2.