The September 2013 installment of SOCHE TALKS features John Burke, the library director with the Miami University Middletown speaking on embedded librarians in the learning management system in higher education.
The SOCHE Talks are a collaboration with the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education. In this monthly series we’ll hear from faculty and staff from areas colleges and universities on a wide variety of subjects. It's an effort to bring Miami Valley research and thinking into the public arena – a way to enlighten the world with local knowledge.
By Katie Chaffee and Chelsea Davis and Lauren Smith and Megan Walsh
Metzler, far right, with fellow LGBT community members at Miami University
Students and alumni say that Miami University has created a climate of acceptance for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer students, despite the school’s longstanding conservative reputation and location in a deeply conservative part of the state.
Over the last year, journalism students at Miami University have been interviewing a misunderstood population at their school - student veterans. As returning soldiers transition back into civilian life with few options in the ever-shrinking job market, going back to school has become a growing national trend across the country. As the first class attending college on the 9/11 GI Bill graduates this month, student producers set out to capture the more personal and intimate human stories they felt were missing from coverage on war and veterans’ issues.
Following the dismissal of two Miami University students found guilty of tampering with grades, the school says they are taking steps to security on their IT syeyems..
In late October of 2012, a Miami University faculty member contacted IT security and campus police to say that she was sure grades she had entered electronically did not match her paper records. After a lengthy
Miami University says two students have been dismissed from school for tampering with grades.
The southwest Ohio school says its information security department and campus police were alerted at the end of last semester by a teacher who said grades online didn't match her paper copy. Investigation found that students used a device to record teachers' keystrokes, allowing them to obtain faculty usernames and passwords.
Police say one student has been charged with six misdemeanor counts related to breaching university computer systems, and the other was charged with three.