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Robert W. Thurston, history: Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry, published by Rowman & Littlefield, October 2013.

Dr. R. Hays Cummins, distinguished education; Mark R. Boardman, geology and environmental earth science; and Mark L. McPhail. Birds of San Salvador, Bahamas: A photo Essay of Common Birds. Published by Environmental Education and Sustainability, 2013. 

Grants

Dana Cox, Nirmala Naresh, Jane Keiser, Suzanne Harper, Beatriz D’Ambrosio; Department of Mathematics and M. Todd Edwards; Department of Teacher Education, received $348,631.57 grant from the Ohio Department of Education for Project DOVETAIL. (Developing Ownership & Vision: Empowering Teachers as Instructional Leaders) Project aims to develop a cadre of teacher leaders whose mathematical expertise will help support teachers as they work to enhance the mathematical experiences for students in local area schools.

Dawna Meehan, psychology, $75,000 from the Ohio Department of Mental Health for "A Multi-Tiered Evaluation of the Efficacy and Effectiveness of the FLIP IT Parent Training Model."

Presentations

Beatriz S. D’Ambrosio; mathematics, keynote address at the 2014 Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators' Conference in Irvine, California. Entitled, "Living Contradictions: Negotiating Practices as Mathematics Teacher Educators"

Mitchell Balish, microbiology: "Mycoplasma Gliding Motility and the Illusion of Homology." Invited presentation at the 2014 American Society for Microbiology meetings, session " Prokaryotes on the Move."

Publications

Kentaro Inoue, doctoral student in biology, Emy  Monroe, former doctoral student in zoology, Curt Elderkin, former Postdoctoral Fellow in Zoology, and David Berg, biology: "Phylogeographic and population genetic analyses reveal Pleistocene isolation followed by high gene flow in a wide ranging, but endangered, freshwater mussel." In Heredity, Feb. 2014. 

Tracy Haynes and Agustin Luz-Madrigal, biology, Edimara S. Reis (University of Pennsylvania), Nancy Echeverri Ruiz, biology, Erika Grajales-Esquivel, biology, Apostolia Tzekou (University of Pennsylvania), Panagiotis A. Tsonis (University of Dayton), John D. Lambris (University of Pennsylvania) and Katia Del Rio-Tsonis, biology: "Complement anaphylatoxin C3a is a potent inducer of embryonic chick retina regeneration." Nature Communications, Aug. 2013.

Recognitions

 Kimberly Snow Logsdon, Lifelong Learning: won two awards at November 2013 University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) marketing conference in Austin, TX.  Logsdon recieved the silver award for most improved and the bronze award for print publication, brochure for "Study Abroad at Miami University" and "Global Partner Summer School" respectively.

Robert W. Thurston (history) wins the 2013 Gourmand Wine Books best in the U.S.A. coffee book award for Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry. The book is now competing against winners in the same category in other countries for Gourmand's best in the world coffee book award. The ceremony is May 20, 2014 during the Beijing Cookbook Fair in Beijing, China.

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