University Senate voted Monday to endorse an increase in the number of non-tenure-track faculty members the university can hire, from 20 percent of the total number of full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty to 25 percent.
It was December 2000 when Venelin Ganev arrived in Oxford for a second-round job interview at Miami University. He was being considered to join something called the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies.
Non-tenure-track faculty at Miami will have more options for advancement beginning this fall, thanks to resolutions adopted by University Senate in the past two weeks.
For Chad Horton and his freshman-year group of friends, Room 321 of Dodds Hall was the designated hangout spot.
Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of the national nonprofit Girls Who Code, visited Oxford on Monday to deliver a keynote address, "Girls Who Code: Paving a STEM Path Forward" as part of Miami's Lecture Series Monday night. Saujani, a former attorney, became passionate about closing the gender gap in technology in 2010, during her campaign as the first Indian-American woman to run for Congress. Before Saujani addressed a packed crowd at Hall Auditorium, The Miami Student sat down with her to discuss her undergraduate experience.
The projector in 235 Upham Hall isn't working. That means Karim Ibrahim has to summarize the "Seinfeld" clip he'd planned to screen for his Professional Communication for Business students himself. In the scene, Jerry criticizes a car rental agent who can't accommodate his reservation for a midsize car.
Ever since Donald Trump was elected president one year ago, Patrick Haney, an associate dean in the College of Arts and Science and former chair of Miami's political science department, said he's been adding three words to each of his lesson plans -- "or maybe not"