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June/July 2012
Volume 2, Issue 11

Home Away From Home
Alumni returned for a celebratory weekend to reconnect with classmates, share memories, participate in classes without quizzes, and tour the campus. Take a look back at Alumni Weekend 2012. >>

A New View of Campus
The university's website has a new virtual tour exhibiting a spectacular collection of photography. Video testimonials will eventually enrich the interactive experience. (Use either Safari or Firefox as the Internet browser to view the tour. Some issues have occurred when loading pictures on other browsers.) >>

Educational Efficiency
Miami has the lowest cost-per-completion rate among public universities in Ohio, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s College Completion microsite. >>

A Measure of Quality
Miami is among the top 10 public colleges in the U.S. with the highest graduation rate, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. The university’s four-year average graduation rate is 68 percent, surpassing the national average (29.9 percent) by 38.1 percent. >>

Realizing Tomorrow’s Technologies
Four engineering students won $10,000 and finished second in the Institute of Navigation Robotic Lawn Mower Competition. The team’s “Red Blade” mower is a multifunctional robot that also plows snow and works by a differential Global Positioning System (GPS) – a network that improves location accuracy. >>

Promoting International Good Will
Six graduates are Fulbright Scholarship recipients. The U.S. government's flagship academic exchange program allows individuals to study, teach, and conduct research around the world to increase mutual understanding among Americans and people of other countries. Miami alumni have earned this scholarship for 11 of the past 13 years. >>


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


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