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Garden Tip and Tricks So In-Soil and Raised Beds Get A Good Start
Spring is finally here (well, kinda of). The first day of Spring is past us and the outside temperature is slowly warming up! It almost time to start planting our vegetable gardens for the year. If you are new to gardening, I’ve listed some tips and tric ...
National Nutrition Month Turns 50. How Would You Fare On MyPlate Test?
Make good choices. It’s a favorite piece of advice teachers give their students. It also works well for deciding what foods we eat and how much exercise we fit into our schedule. National Nutrition Month, celebrated in March, stresses the importance of a ...
Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that priv ...
Practicing Bystander Intervention Strategies
All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward people from marginalized social identity groups. Have you ever witnessed a bias incident such as a mic ...
Difficult Conversations: Communicating Effectively Across Difference
Have you ever engaged in a conversation about an uncomfortable or sensitive topic with someone who is very different from you and didn't know how to approach it? Conversations between people with different views and lived experiences can go awry and ...
Implicit Associations, Insidious Assumptions: Unintended Manifestations of Bias in Everyday Life
This 90-minute workshop will provide an introduction to unconscious associations that can lead to an affinity toward or prejudice against some people (implicit bias). We will explore how our socialization process leads to the formation of conscious and un ...
SAVE THE DATE FOR JR. CHEFS!
The Extension Office is excited to have two weeks of Jr. Chefs this summer. The theme for this year is "Cooking Across America". Perfect for ages 6-12! Be on the lookout for signups on the Miami County Extension Facebook page and our website: M ...
2023 State of the College
Watch the address now Watch the State of the College Watch the State of the College address presented by Dean Cathann A. Kress. ...
Yellow Pie Plate Research Helps Families Resolve Heirloom Conflict
These last few weeks have been a treasure for me. I’ve had the privilege of working with my parents in cleaning out my grandparent’s home. Oh, there have been moments of “why did they keep this?” but then we’d find letters from Norway (written in Norwe ...