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August 2013
Volume 4, Issue 1

Smart and diverse, class of 2017 >>
The most academically accomplished and diverse class in the history of Miami University describes this year’s approximately 3,650 first-year students who moved in Aug. 22 and attended Convocation Aug. 23. Fall classes for the university began Aug. 26.

Miami shines during visit by Ohio Higher Education Study Committee >>
"Empowering," "integral" and "impressive" were among the descriptors used by members of the Ohio House Higher Education Study Committee after they met with students and faculty and toured some parts of Miami's Oxford campus Aug. 7-8. The committee was on campus for the first of a summer series of hearings.

Miami contributes to regional workforce development >>
The Cincinnati USA Partnership (Partnership) has a better idea of how Miami can contribute to regional workforce development following a July 30 visit with administrators, deans, directors and faculty members. The Partnership is the economic development arm of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce, which represents a 15-county region, including Butler County.

Professor uses statistics to help area businesses >>
A statistician with an interest and experience in data visualization, John Bailer, chair of statistics, thinks the key to using information to make better decisions lies not just in the raw numbers, but also in how they are arranged and presented to decision-makers.

Newly designed, efficient and flexible buildings welcome students >>
New and improved facilities are busting out around campus this summer. Among the closely watched sites are the new dining and residence halls at the south end of campus and the ongoing construction of the Armstrong Student Center in the center of campus.

Princeton Review's Best Colleges >>
Miami again is recognized in the Princeton Review's annual best colleges guide. "The Best 378 Colleges-2014 Edition" cites students' remarks about Miami's "devotion to excellent undergraduate instruction" and "gorgeous" campus, among other praise.

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

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