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April 2012
Volume 2, Issue 9

Partners in Learning
For 40 years, a thriving and mutually enriching relationship has developed between the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and the University. To celebrate the occasion, this year’s Myaamiaki Conference celebrated several milestones. >>

Outstanding Scholarly Activities
Annually, the Undergraduate Research Forum showcases students’ work with professors on funded research. By their senior year, 32 percent report they collaborate with faculty mentors on projects outside of program requirements – a percentage that is growing rapidly. >>

A Bright Future for Miami Basketball
On Monday, April 9, athletic director Brad Bates introduced Miami’s new men’s basketball coach, John Cooper. Bates said, “He has annually increased three critical variables during his time in Nashville (at Tennessee State): competitiveness, (NCAA) Academic Performance Rating, and attendance.” >>

Junior Among Nation’s Most Promising Scientists
Prashant Rajan (Mentor, Ohio) is a recipient of the 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for undergraduates. He is a double major in biochemistry and zoology with a double minor in molecular biology and neuroscience. >>

Banking on a New Affiliation
A new agreement with PNC Bank creates an on-campus electronic system to provide seamless and secure transactions for students and lowers the school’s transaction costs. >>

Watch the Armstrong Student Center come to life in pictures >>


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