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.
News of the novel coronavirus circulated all over Tunisia where Miami University junior Elyse Legeay was studying as part of her study abroad experience.
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 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.
Miami University will receive $12.9 million from the federal government as part of the CARES Act, a novel coronavirus economic stimulus package. Half of those funds, about $6.5 million, must go directly to students.