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Tessa Benson-Greenwald is studying minority experiences in majority group spaces.

Graduate student digs into the social psychology behind minority experience

The lack of diversity in academia, especially in STEM disciplines, is no secret. In 2015, the National Center for Education Statistics issued a report on racial backgrounds of full-time professors across the United States: 83 percent were Caucasian, nine percent were Asian/Pacific Islander, four percent were African American, three percent were Hispanic and one percent were Native American/Alaska Native individuals.

Gloyeske Acupuncture Pointe on Fairfield road is offering discounted group acupuncture sections.

Pain relief at needle point: Oxford business offers discounted acupuncture

I expected my long-held fear of needles to rear its vicious head as I entered the building of Gloyeske Acupuncture Pointe, a fear that I had conveniently forgotten about until that moment. Instead, when I opened the door of the repurposed house on Fairfield Road I was met by a waft of calming peppermint-scented air and the quiet strains of an Oriental flute drifting out from the back rooms.


Tickets on sale for Science Friday

On April 21, radio and television journalist Ira Flatow will host his public radio show "Science Friday" live on campus. The program is broadcast weekly on Public Radio International to an audience of 1.8 million people, and, according to the show's website, offers listeners "a lively, informative discussion on science, technology, health, space and the environment"


Fitness and Miami's 'first family'

It would not be out of place to see Greg and Renate Crawford, the president and ambassador of Miami University, exercising in the Rec Center. Renate could be found doing strength training in the weight room, or Greg might be spotted on the rowing machine. And there is a good chance one might pass them running Uptown, on the nearby nature trails or up and down the stairs in Yager Stadium. They will likely be accompanied by their dog, Ivy, or by a group of Miami students.