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October 2013
Volume 4, Issue 3

Dolibois European Center celebrates 45th anniversary >>
Since 1968, more than 10,000 Miami students have been able to earn credit at the school's campus in Differdange, Luxembourg.

Celebrating Freedom >>
Next year, Miami will mark the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, when more than 800 volunteers gathered at Western College for Women (now part of Miami’s campus) to train and prepare for registering African American voters in the South. That fateful summer became the catalyst for much progress and change in our nation.

Miami drills deep for green energy -- one building at a time >>
The university is well on its way to a coal-free future with an ambitious, multi-stage project that would heat and cool 40 percent of the Oxford campus using a geothermal system while converting the rest of campus to natural gas.

Miami recognized for best practices in use of lean methodology >>
To date the university has increased revenue by $2 million, reduced costs by $4.1 million, and avoided $7.5 million in other costs earning second place in the Central Association of College & University Business Officers' (CACUBO's) Best Practices Award.

Faux bones about it: Team improves design >>
For a salamander or a starfish, a severely damaged (or even amputated) limb is no big deal. But for humans – whose ability to regenerate tissue does not match that of Urodela and echinoderms – significant bone loss from trauma, osteoporosis, or cancer can be debilitating.

Google Glass gives Miami visions of future >>
A group of Miami University students were chosen to be some of the select few Americans to try out the newest Google technology that has everyone raving.

Partnership eliminates uncertainty for students and families >>
Miami is partnering with Columbus State Community College to offer students a new transfer option. The partnership between the two institutions provides students with a direct and guaranteed path.

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

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