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Jun 17, 2021
10th Annual National Civil Rights Conference comes to Miami University

Miami University will host the 10th Annual National Civil Rights Conference June 20-22 on the Oxford campus. This is the first time the conference is being held in the Midwest.

Jun 16, 2021
Historic marker fosters healing from past racially motivated injustices

Several years of work led by Miami University's Truth and Reconciliation Project culminated with a narrative historic marker that is now a permanent fixture in the City of Oxford. An unveiling ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, June 21, in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park uptown. 

Jun 16, 2021
Miami's Juneteenth 'Teach-in': a Q-and-A with Professor Rodney Coates

Rodney Coates, a professor of critical race and ethnic studies in the department of global and intercultural studies at Miami University, will give a pre-recorded webinar lecture at 2 p.m. Friday, June 18, about the importance of Juneteenth in American history.

Jun 10, 2021
Thousands to enjoy a “Miami experience” this summer

More than 5,000 youths and adults are expected to participate on Miami University’s Oxford campus this summer in a variety of educational programs, athletic camps, conferences, and other events.

Jun 10, 2021
Business executive Dinesh Paliwal named newest Miami national board trustee

Miami University's board of trustees has named business executive Dinesh Paliwal the newest national board trustee.

Jun 10, 2021
The Kissing Bug gets 'Fresh Air'

Miamians heard a familiar voice on national airways June 8 when the music receded and famed NPR journalist Terry Gross introduced “Fresh Air” and the topic du jour: the kissing bug. Formally known as triatomine bugs, these blood sucking insects can carry the T. cruzi parasite that causes Chagas disease — a disease that killed the aunt of Daisy Hernández, associate professor of English, and inspired her to write The Kissing Bug: The True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation's Neglect of a Deadly Disease. It’s that book — seven years in the making — that found Hernández interviewed by Gross this week, living out a personal dream while telling her family’s story.

Jun 09, 2021
Construction to begin this fall on the Richard M. McVey Data Science Building

Construction of the three-story building is expected to be completed for use in January 2024.

Jun 07, 2021
Pair of Miami University studies assesses COVID-19 interventions and vaccine efficacy

Led by Philippe Giabbanelli, associate professor of computer science and software engineering, and Junjiang Li '21, computer science and software engineering major, the studies used computer simulations to study the impact of each possible set of interventions on the number of potential COVID-19 cases.