Carbon Offsets: Miami’s Pathway to Carbon Neutrality

By: Blair Hassett As a student enrolled in Miami’s Master of Environmental Science program, I conducted research over the summer of 2020 regarding the University’s impending commitment to carbon neutrality and the steps a university needs to take to produce a viable carbon offset. The intended product of this practicum is a report that administrators … More Carbon Offsets: Miami’s Pathway to Carbon Neutrality

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”

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