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President Greg Crawford gave his annual State of the University address on Sept. 30 to give updates on topics spanning from COVID-19 to Sam Bachman being drafted by the Los Angeles Angels.

Crawford delivers State of the University address

At his annual State of the University address, Miami University President Greg Crawford revealed that 82% of students have submitted proof of vaccination, international student enrollment is down 35% from last year and welcomed Christina Alcalde as the new vice president of institutional diversity and inclusion.

Miami Students Stand Up To Fast Fashion

 Popular stores such as Shein, Forever 21, H&M and American Eagle operate as “fast fashion” – stores specializing in trendy clothes at the cost of workplace ethics. To some students, this is highly unacceptable, and they search for alternatives to fast fashion.

Bell Tower Commons and other dining locations at Miami University will remain closed indefinitely this semester.

Many dining options remain closed

  Despite the indication from Miami University that Bell Tower Commons would reopen this fall, the dining hall will remain closed indefinitely for the upcoming semester. Haines, Spring Street Market, Dorsey Market and the Starbucks at Withrow Hall will also remain closed for the time being.

Miami searches for Associate Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education

Miami University is looking to fill the position of associate provost and dean for undergraduate education. The new position serves as the campus leader for undergraduate education. The dean will be responsible for raising the standard for undergraduate and teaching, promoting excellence in undergraduate education and maintaining Miami’s reputation. The three finalists for the position are Jeffrey Wanko, Amy Bergerson and Daryl Maeda.