#MoveInMiami helps ‘bring ideas to life’

MoveInMiami, Miami University’s annual day of giving, is Aug. 13. For the past seven years, the motto of the day has been, “They unpack. We give back.” While the unpacking looks different this year, Miamians near and far can still support the areas of Miami most meaningful to them. There are more than 100 worthy projects to support this year. Three of those projects – the African Students’ Union, the International Student Emergency Fund and UNIDOS UniDiversity Scholarship – have graciously volunteered their time for a short Q&A to talk about what #MoveInMiami means to their project. For more on #MoveInMiami, please visit MoveInMiami.org ...

Niccol family to fund scholarships in Farmer School, College of Creative Arts

Education. Engineering. Business. The arts. Brian ’96 and Jennifer Niccol ’97 have links to several areas at Miami University, and that could have made it tough to decide where to direct their philanthropy. Instead of choosing one area, they opted for two: a scholarship that ties together Brian’s passion for marketing and Jennifer’s love of the arts ...

Fishers continue to make music at Miami

They met over song as college students – with Lee switching from his baritone voice to Rosemary’s soprano part during a choir practice at Oxford’s Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, a move that did not amuse his future wife (“I can sing my own part, thank you very much,” Rosemary recalled retorting). But, a relationship soon sprung from that rather brusque initial encounter, blossoming into trips to watch Miami’s football team, dates at Tuffy’s and rides in Lee’s automobile, as he was one of the rare 50 or so with a permit during the days of Miami’s strict rule of no cars on campus ...