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Headline Highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in July

Miami Media Highlights displays selected media placements of contributions by Miamians and the local and global impact of the university.

Headline Highlights: Miami and Miamians in the news in July

Our editors' picks for July provide a snapshot of recent news media coverage: 

Forbes, July 2: 12 Ways to gather information for content creation from executives

  • A panel of experts,  including Jaime Hunt, vice president and chief marketing and communications officer at Miami University, gave advice on interviewing executives.

Yahoo, July 3: College@Elm project in Oxford bringing dozens of jobs boosted by state grant

  •  President Gregory Crawford is quoted in this story about how the new College@Elm project will bring jobs to the Oxford area. 
The Good Men Project, July 7: How to trick your mind into getting over someone you thought was ‘the one’
  • Research by Amy Summerville, associate professor of psychology, is mentioned in this article about the regret of not being with the one that got away.

Globe, July 12: Meet the companies named to the IDG Insider Pro and Computerworld’s 2021 Best Places to Work in IT List

  • Miami University is listed among the Top 20 Best Places to Work in IT.

 Spectrum News, July 12: Ohio schools address ‘exponential increase’ in educational setbacks from COVID-19 remote learning

  • Sharon Custer, director of field education for family science and social work and one of the six co-leads of the Ohio School Wellness Initiative Project, is interviewed about the project’s work the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Mental Health on a student assistance initiative to better identify young people in Ohio who are struggling with mental health.

Major League Baseball July 11: Angels draft ‘impact arm’ Bachman at No. 9

Verywell Health, July 13: ‘Gray Area’ drinking is more common than you think – and it’s treatable 

  • Phil Smith, assistant professor of kinesiology, nutrition and health, is quoted in this story about the increase in alcohol use and purchases during the pandemic.

HealthCentral, July 16: What to know about the COVID VAX and Guillain-Barre Syndrome

  • Phil Smith, assistant professor of kinesiology, nutrition and health, explains how it is important to put the news about the COVID vaccine and Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) into perspective to better understand the risks., July 16: Three hills worth dying on (and one that isn’t) for communications professionals

  • This Forbes Business Council post by Jaime Hunt, vice president and chief communications and marketing officer, explains the importance of inclusive language, social media and marketing communications leadership for professionals., July 16: Synergizing business theory and practice in the classroom

  • President Gregory Crawford writes about the increasing connections between industry, business leaders, students and universities in this Forbes Council post. 

Brighteon: Finding Genius Podcast, July 16: Discussing the timing of life and evolutionary changes with Nicholas P. Money

  • Nicholas Money, professor of biology and director of the Western program, discusses his new book, Nature Fast and Nature Slow, on the podcast., July 18: Perfectionist tendencies are associated with reduced cognitive flexibility and heightened emotional suppression

  • Vrinda Kalia, assistant professor of psychology, is quoted in this article about cognitive flexibility.

CNBC July 21: Zoom launches Apps to make meetings more engaging - but experts say video fatigue could get worse

  • Scott Dust, professor of management, is quoted in this story about Zoom's platform expansion coming when worker burnout is as high as ever during the pandemic and complicated by Zoom fatigue. 

Axios, July 22: Wildfires in U.S., Siberia are unusually intense, setting emissions records

  • Jessica McCarty, associate professor of geography, is quoted in this story about how wildfires in North America and Siberia are emitting larger amounts of carbon dioxide than typical during midsummer.

USA Today, July 23: 'What is this white nonsense?': So-called Queen of Congee accused of cultural appropriation of Chinese food 

  • Anita Mannur, associate professor of English and Asian American studies, is quoted in this story about the false message that Asian food is improved when it is adapted to whiteness. 

Dayton Daily News, July 23: Miami University construction: What's happening with 3 big projects this summer

  • Article about the major construction and renovation projects at Miami.

Cincinnati Enquirer, July 25: Can a dog help you get elected? Miami University and Purdue University are sniffing around.

  • Phillip Arceneaux, assistant professor of media, journalism and film, and colleagues from Purdue, have begun a study that aims at determining how politicians posting about or with their dogs online can impact voters' perceptions. 

The Swaddle, July 26: Two-thirds of people globally prefer 'flexible' work hours after COVID-19: Survey

  • Scott Dust, professor of management, is quoted in this article about the results of a World Economic Forum survey that shows more people are seeking flexible or hybrid work models upon return to in-person work after the pandemic.  

Fast Company, July 27: This is the new battleground in the fight to retain employees

  •  Scott Dust, professor of management, writes about workplace evolution and how leaders who want organizations to flourish long-term need to think more like their employees., July 29: Microcredentials empower change and growth

  • Microcredentials can support student success and industry needs affordably and conveniently, writes President Gregory Crawford in this article.