Miami Researcher Uncovers Adaptive Secrets to the Creation of Frog “Ice Cubes”

Although Ohio may not be known for containing exotic wildlife, Miami University senior research scholar Jon Costanzo’s lengthy study of the wood frog shows that the creatures present some unique adaptations. As a cryobiologist, or a biologist who focuses specifically on animals existing at low temperatures, Costanzo has spent the last 25 years exploring the … More Miami Researcher Uncovers Adaptive Secrets to the Creation of Frog “Ice Cubes”

Miami Narrows in on Single-Stream Recycling

OXFORD – Yvette Klein reports after 10 years in planning, The Sustainability Department instated a single-stream recycling program in most residence halls beginning this semester The program will be in action entirely by the end of the semester, Klein said. Rumpke offered Miami University the “best price” for this new program, winning over another potential … More Miami Narrows in on Single-Stream Recycling

Congratulations to Samantha Rumschlag

Miami University graduate student Samantha Rumschlag was recently recognized as a recipient of The Graduate Achievement Award.  This award is presented to full and part-time graduate students who have completed significant work in any external research or creative activity. Rumschlag, who is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in ecology, evolution, and environmental biology, took her undergraduate … More Congratulations to Samantha Rumschlag

Good Week Recap

This past week, numerous student organizations took part in Good Week, which is a week on campus designed to promote “good.” The term good is very flexible and allows for a variety of student organizations to participate, from Greek organizations to business fraternities, to our very own GreenHawks Media. There is room for every organization … More Good Week Recap

Earth Day 2013

As April 22 rolls around again this year, people all over the world are celebrating Earth Day in creative ways. The idea of an “Earth Day” was first proposed at a UNESCO conference in San Francisco in 1969.  The original day was going to be on March 21, the first day of spring in the … More Earth Day 2013