Miami University http://wvxu.org en Miami U hockey coach named to Team USA http://wvxu.org/post/miami-u-hockey-coach-named-team-usa <p>Miami University's Women's Ice Hockey head Coach Scott Hicks has been named to help lead Team USA.</p><p>Hicks will <a href="http://www.usahockey.com/news_article/show/402599?referrer_id=752796" target="_blank">serve as an assistant coach</a> for the Women’s National University Team. The team will compete at the 2015 Winter World University Games in Spain. The games run Feb. 4-14 in Granada.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:18:03 +0000 Tana Weingartner 29283 at http://wvxu.org Miami U hockey coach named to Team USA The fascinating history of Oxford's Western College for Women http://wvxu.org/post/fascinating-history-oxfords-western-college-women <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Western Female Seminary</strong>, which opened its doors in 1855, later became <strong>Western College for Women</strong>. The first college in the country to have an artist-in-residence, Western attracted national attention when it hosted civil rights training for Freedom Summer 1964. In 1974, the college became part of Miami University in Oxford. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 28631 at http://wvxu.org The fascinating history of Oxford's Western College for Women Former Ambassador John Dolibois has died http://wvxu.org/post/former-ambassador-john-dolibois-has-died <p><strong>&nbsp; UPDATE 5/09/14:</strong>&nbsp; Miami University says a public memorial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 24, in the Oxford Presbyterian Church.</p><p>Former United States Ambassador John Dolibois has died. The Miami University graduate was 95.</p><p>Dolibois was born in Luxembourg and emigrated to the United States in 1931. He graduated from Miami University in 1942 and was fundamental in creating the school's Luxembourg campus which was later named in his honor.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 19:10:06 +0000 Tana Weingartner 26247 at http://wvxu.org Former Ambassador John Dolibois has died Roses or regret this Valentine's Day? http://wvxu.org/post/roses-or-regret-valentines-day <p>If you're more inclined to call Friday "Single's Awareness Day" than "Valentine's Day,"<a href="http://www.spspblog.org/post-valentines-day-blues-regret-this-year-could-spur-romance-next-year/" target="_blank"> Miami University researcher Amy Summerville says cheer up.</a> Well, kind of.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 23103 at http://wvxu.org Roses or regret this Valentine's Day? Student's lawsuit alleges discrimination at Miami University http://wvxu.org/post/students-lawsuit-alleges-discrimination-miami-university <p><strong>Update 1/13/14 at 1:55 PM:</strong>&nbsp; Miami University spokeswoman Claire Wagner said in an e-mail because the case involves a current student, the school will not comment on the complaint other than to deny the allegations.</p><p>Wagner said Miami is committed to the success of all of its students and Miami is committed to equal access.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:21:11 +0000 Jay Hanselman 21786 at http://wvxu.org