06/22/2020
Reframe: Episode 74
The Game-Changing New Crossroads of College Athletics
06/19/2020
Miami University trustees approve budget for fiscal year 2020-2021
Miami University's board of trustees held its regular business meeting, Friday, June 19.
COVID-19 pandemic: Exacerbating racial/ethnic disparities in long-term services and supports
What services are available and where racial and ethnic minorities receive long-term services and supports (LTSS) have resulted in a lower quality of care and life for racial/ethnic minority users. These disparities are only likely to worsen during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the pandemic has disproportionately affected racial and ethnic minority communities both in the rate of infection and virus-related mortality. By examining these disparities in the context of the pandemic, this article brings to light the challenges and issues faced in LTSS by minority communities with regard to this virus as well as the disparities in LTSS that have always existed.
Quality concerns in nursing homes that serve large proportions of residents with serious mental illness
Nursing homes (NHs) are serving greater proportions of residents with serious mental illness (SMI), and it is unclear whether this affects NH quality. This article analyzes the highest and lowest quartiles of NHs based on the proportion of residents with SMI and compare these NHs on facility characteristics, staffing, and quality stars.
06/19/2020
Caregiving research study seeks families
Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University is looking for caregiving families to help test an online communication and care coordination resource designed to help families talk and make decisions about caregiving.
06/19/2020
MME students compete in Solar Decathlon
Each year, the U.S. Department of Energy holds a Solar Decathlon, challenging college students to design and create energy-efficient buildings powered by renewable energy. Through this, students gain unique training for the workforce and are simultaneously educated in multiple aspects of energy efficiency.
06/19/2020
My Miami. My Future. My Way: Chad Depew
Two babies. Two degrees. Two years. Miami Regionals Student Picks Up the Pace with Online Graduate Courses: In just two years, Chad DePew accomplished what would take most people three times as much time. The catalyst? The ability to take courses online and fast-track his education.
06/18/2020
Miami President Gregory Crawford appoints Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force
"At Miami University, we must all work to advance real and transformative change," Crawford said. To take action and explore new avenues, Crawford has appointed the PresidentÂ’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force.
06/18/2020
Miami University to close at 2 p.m. Friday to honor and commemorate Juneteenth
President Crawford is announcing that Miami University will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 19, to honor and commemorate Juneteenth. We should all reflect and contemplate the importance of this day in U.S. history, and how much further we must go to bring about justice and equality for all.