Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced during his Thursday press briefing that bars and restaurants may begin opening as soon as May 15. The reopening will happen in two phases: outdoor seating and patio usage can begin May 15, and indoor dining can open May 21.
City Council unanimously passed a resolution condemning hate speech on Tuesday, May 5. The resolution, presented in part by councilor Chantel Raghu, was in response to racism council has seen in the Oxford community during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
In this semester’s course evaluations, there is a new question asking students to evaluate their professors’ transition to online learning. University Senate voted to add the question at its April 20 meeting.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has presented new challenges for student organizations that were counting on events this semester to make money or build community among their members, but throughout the pandemic, organizations have found new ways to connect with members.
In its last meeting of the semester, which lasted nearly eight hours, Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) held elections for five executive cabinet positions and two senate leadership positions.
Despite the interruption of in-person classes and the transition to online learning, undergraduate students still had a platform to present the research they’ve been conducting over the last year. The 26th annual Undergraduate Research Forum was held online this year on Wednesday, April 29.
The Interfaith Center of Oxford is holding free Mindful Moment Sessions via Zoom every Friday from 11:45 a.m to 12:00 p.m. These 15-minute meditation sessions are led by meditation practitioner and Interfaith Center board member, Prince Johnson II. He trained at the Cincinnati Yoga School and serves as a guide for Mindful Moment participants.
News of the novel coronavirus circulated all over Tunisia where Miami University junior Elyse Legeay was studying as part of her study abroad experience.
After Miami University’s switch to online learning, President Greg Crawford began to reach out personally via phone call to check in on students during this transition.
Hands-on learning plays a large role in many laboratory courses across campus. Since Miami University announced it would no longer be holding face-to-face classes, lab students and faculty have been adjusting to losing that experience.
Since University President Greg Crawford announced to the Miami community on March 3o that summer orientation will be offered remotely this year, the university has been working to determine what first-year student orientation will look like come the beginning of May.
Since the federal government passed the CARES Act — an economic stimulus package that would allow US citizens to qualify for up to $1,200 in federal aid — on March 26, millions of Americans have received checks with amounts dependent on their previous year’s income.
Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) held elections for four executive cabinet positions and passed a bill delaying elections for off-campus and academic senators at its April 21 meeting.
Miami University President Greg Crawford announced in an email to faculty on April 18 that he and other senior university administrators will take a voluntary pay reduction beginning May 1 in an effort to support students during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Hugo Rios-Cordero, a visiting assistant professor (VAP) of film studies and media and culture at Miami University, was ready for next semester. He had all his courses planned out and was set for a promotion to a permanent position at the university.
Mike Davis, Talawanda school district treasurer, died last week at age 65 of complications from the novel coronavirus.