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Major Insight features the stories behind the students who are transforming college subjects into lifelong passions. Each episode highlights the personal journeys and inspiring accomplishments of those who are poised to make a powerful impact on our world.

Major Insight features the stories behind the students who are transforming college subjects into lifelong passions. Each episode highlights the personal journeys and inspiring accomplishments of those who are poised to make a powerful impact on our world.
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United States

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Major Insight features the stories behind the students who are transforming college subjects into lifelong passions. Each episode highlights the personal journeys and inspiring accomplishments of those who are poised to make a powerful impact on our world.

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English

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513-529-8648


Episodes

How to Become a Local Civic Leader | Ep.6

9/4/2019
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For Charles Kennick, there are no boundaries between campus life and community life. During his time at Miami, Charles has become a leading advocate of student voice in all town-gown relations. He has served as the chair for the City of Oxford Student Community Relations Commission, as the Secretary for Off-Campus Affairs in the Associated Student Government, as a 3-time president of Miami’s chapter of College Democrats, and more. On this episode, Charles explains how to become civically...

Duration:00:17:23

LGBTQ+ Activism Through Art And Literature | Ep.5

9/2/2019
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As a student activist for LGBTQ rights, Hannah Clarke believes in being vocal and visible about inclusion and acceptance. Her work blurs the lines between academics and her social interests to show how both scholarship and activism can be deeply connected, and her debut novel, The Scapegracers, will be published next year. Featured Majors: Classical Humanities, Creative Writing, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Featured Study Abroad: Literary London Featured Organizations: Spectrum...

Duration:00:17:27

Unraveling the National Debate Around Healthcare | Ep.4

9/2/2019
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Where some people see challenges, Sara Rosomoff sees opportunities. While at Miami, Sara used this philosophy to research the complex history of Medicare and Medicaid, which will be published in a new book about U.S. healthcare policy. Her approach can also guide all students through the unforeseen challenges of pursuing their own passion projects. Featured Majors/Minors: Economics, Political Science, Spanish Featured Organizations: King Library, Department of Economics Music: “Only...

Duration:00:16:44

How Collecting Sneakers Becomes a Career | Ep.3

9/1/2019
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Miranda Woods is following her dream of designing sneakers in innovative, unconventional, and socially conscious ways. On this episode, she talks about being named the 2019 Pensole x New Balance Co-Op Footwear Brand Design Winner, why she hopes to induce more authentic African America elements into American sneaker culture, and more. Featured Majors & Minors: Architecture, Brand Design Featured Study Abroad Program: Design-Build in Ghana Featured Organizations: African Students'...

Duration:00:21:21

Restoring Sight to the Blind | Ep.2

8/31/2019
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Imagine being able to cure the blind. It may not be as futuristic as you think. Not anymore. In the last decade, there have been serious efforts among scientists to solve this problem, including at Miami University. On this episode, Miami student Emilio Bloch talks about his work with retina cell regeneration, studying public health in Africa, alternate pathways for people interested in health-related careers, and more. Featured Majors: Biology, Public Health, Global Health...

Duration:00:16:49

What It Really Means to be a Global Citizen | Ep.1

8/27/2019
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On this debut episode, Host and Miami student Jacob Bruggeman speaks with Emily Tatum about how her university experiences transformed her passions into internships with the Pentagon and U.S. Department of State, what it really means to be a global citizen, and much more. Featured Majors: International Studies, Political Science, Spanish, Latin American Studies Featured Study Abroad: Cuba in Transition Featured Internships: U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Defense at the...

Duration:00:22:50