Thanksgiving is almost here, which means the trees around Miami are losing their leaves faster than we can say Turkey time! Before winter’s chill settles in and snow blankets the landscape, let’s look back at some of the vibrant fall colors that painted our beautiful campus this autumn. All photos and captions by Gia Mariani.
Written by: Morgan Schneider “If I could take you somewhere right now, it would be that walkway in the Peruvian Amazon,” said Meg Lowman, PhD when asked what her favorite place on Earth is. Known as “Canopy Meg”, Lowman, an ecologist studying tree canopies, visited campus on November 3 for the 48th annual Hefner Lecture. … More Renowned Tree Ecologist Visits Miami
Written By: Morgan Schneider Jacob Kramer was living near Kramer Elementary on Sycamore Street when he had an idea. Since his house was further away from Miami’s campus, white-tailed deer would frequently run around in the street and yard. He’d seen them around campus often, thought they were beautiful, and took photos of the deer … More The Minds Behind the Miami Deer Cam
BY: GIA MARIANI AND HOLLY FLAIG For the past several years GreenHawks Media has posted at least one fall photo series of our gorgeous campus per year. With the weather changing so fast over the past month I was worried about not getting fall pictures in time, so I asked Holly to do a joint photo series with me so … More Catching the Last Colors of Fall
Part 1: Introduction and Thoughts BY: SYDNEY RUSHING Co-living/Co-housing has become an increasingly popular typology in architecture recently. It is characterized by communal housing where major common spaces are shared such as kitchen, family, and sometimes bathrooms and bedrooms being private spaces. This model prioritizes community building, and it is affordable, flexible, more sustainable, and … More Opinion: What College Living Teaches us About Life; A Series.
BY: MARIA ALMEIDA The available green spaces around the town of Oxford, the effects they have encountered post-Covid, and how to bring them back to the public’s attention. After taking a deep dive into the media platforms of the Natural Areas around Miami University, it became hard to find recent updates on what has been … More Recovering the Beautiful Scenery of Miami
By: Elizabeth Weber As Miami University’s Earth Week comes to an end, the University’s sustainability efforts continue with the focus of the many sustainability-focused organizations, leadership, and collaboration with the City of Oxford. This year, there were several exciting events to celebrate Earth Week, including Cooking Demos by L.E.A.P., Greenhawks Media Trivia, and EcoReps’ French … More Making a Collective Sustainable Change
By: Jenna Landgraf The yearly highlight of Rebecca Eldemire’s childhood was going to the Columbus Observatory with her mom to see the Monarch butterflies, or as she used to call them, “flutterbies.” Now, a garden on Miami University’s campus is dedicated to the life and aspirations of Becca that brings these migrating butterflies through Oxford … More Happiness is a Butterfly
By: Jillian Inks It was early October, the crisp, cool air of autumn barely present to cool me from the sun rays of late summer still shining through the trees’ leaves. Vast arrangements of dried multi-leaves covered the route I trekked through Western Woods near Miami University’s Belk greenhouse. The purpose of this pathway, or … More What’s the Buzz?
By: Aidan Das Three Valley Conservation Trust is a non-profit organization in Oxford that protects farmland, waterways, and other natural areas around Oxford and Southwest Ohio. Three Valley does this through easements which are legal agreements between the organization and the land owner which prohibits development on the land. They aim to preserve the natural … More Student Project With Three Valley Conservation Trust