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Sara Bey


The term 'public ivy' originated in 1985.

‘People think that it’s a weird thing to flex on:’ What does it mean to be a public ivy?

At Miami University, students see “public ivy” plastered around the campus — on water bottles, in the Shriver Center and even on posters in the bathroom. High school students see the term in the red and white Miami brochures that flood their mailboxes during recruiting season. “Public ivy” might be oddly enticing — but what does it mean? Does the meaning change once students are enrolled?


Miami offering new full-tuition scholarship for Ohio applicants

Hoping to draw in more in-state students, Miami University has implemented the Ohio Governor’s Scholarship (OGS), a new merit-based full-tuition scholarship for Ohio students applying for the fall 2020 school year. One applicant from each of the 88 Ohio counties will be granted this scholarship.


Students packed into Wilks Theater to listen to eight panelists discuss their experiences on Miami's majority-white campus.

Miami is ‘ground zero for anti-racist work’

The forum was a revamped version of a 1981 anti-racism initiative aimed to “help educate the student body about the experiences of students of color on campus,” said doctoral candidate Kyle Larson, one of the forum’s lead organizers.