Celebrate Miami University Homecoming September 15th-16th, 2017! The Miami RedHawks will play Cincinnati 8PM on Saturday, September 16th for the Battle of the Victory Bell.
Get all the details: MiamiOH.edu/homecoming
— FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15th:
Armstrong Student Center Ribbon Cutting
2 pm, Armstrong Student Center — East Wing
Grand opening of the Armstrong Student Center East Wing!
7 pm, Uptown Park (Rain location: Wilks Theater, Armstrong Student Center)
Come celebrate Homecoming with live music, food, games, and giveaways. Alumni, stop by the Huddle with you arrive in town to pick-up a fun Miami University Alumni giveaway! You'll also have a chance to meet the 2017 Homecoming Court! Live music by The Bundys will begin at 8 pm.
T-Shirt Swap: Swap a t-shirt from another school for a 2017 Homecoming shirt at the Huddle. Collected shirts will be donated to hurricane relief.
Concert: The Bundys
8 pm, Uptown Park (Rain location: Wilks Theater, Armstrong Student Center)
Presented by the Performing Arts Series in collaboration with Late Night Miami, Miami Activities and Programming and Enjoy Oxford. Cincinnati natives. Miami alums. Now, Nashville transplants. Cincinnati natives. Miami alums. Now, Nashville transplants. The Bundy siblings are bringing a slice of acoustic Americana to Miami’s Homecoming Weekend celebration. While influenced by the likes of Mumford and Sons and The Civil Wars, The Bundys found their own sound by throwing musical genres out the window. Join us for a night of beautiful folk harmonies that will stop you in your tracks. This event is free and open to the public.
5–8 pm, Western Dining Commons
— SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16th:
Love and Honor 5K
9 am, Begins at Slant Walk
Celebrate our beautiful campus and the community of Miami University as you walk or run in the Homecoming Love & Honor 5K! This run, hosted by the Miami University Student Foundation (MUSF), helps raise money for student scholarships at Miami University. As an active participant, you'll have the chance to run along paths both familiar and new, as well as check out Miami's beautiful campus along the way!
Oxford Farmers' Market
9 am–Noon, Uptown Park
More than just produce, this award-winning Farmers' Market has baked goods, little sprout kids activities, and artisan wares. Our market is a staple of the Oxford community, join us!
10:30–11:30 am, Lewis Place
MOVE stands for Miami and Oxford Value Exercise because we do! The Crawfords are opening up their home for this free community event. Bring a water bottle and a positive attitude, and make sure to wear comfortable clothes!
A perennial favorite at Alumni Weekend, Alumni College will now be offered at Homecoming as well! You're certain to learn something new during these classroom sessions with top Miami faculty. Alumni College is free and open to all, with no advance registration required.
Meditate on This: Mindfulness and Contemplative Inquiry at Miami
Engage in mindfulness and other practices designed to impact attention, awareness, and well-being with Dr. Suzanne Klatt, director of Miami's Mindfulness and Contemplative Inquiry Center.
1:30–2:30 pm, Art 136
Higher Ed’s Not in the Business You Think It Is
Are Tesla and Elon Musk just selling cars? Is Uber just in the taxi business? Much like these companies, higher ed isn't in the business you think it is. Dr. Glenn Platt, C. Michael Armstrong professor of interactive media studies and founding director of the Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies, will explain.
1:30 — 2:30 pm, Art 103
The Psychology of Harry Potter: Resilience and Identity Development
Delve into developmental psychology theories and Harry Potter with Dr. Elizabeth J. Kiel, associate professor of psychology. This session will introduce theories to contextualize the development of Harry, Voldemort and other characters, focusing on the roles that risk and protective factors play in the formation of identity and resilience to adversity.
2:45 — 3:45 pm, Art 136
Why Do You Think They Call It Dope? Richard Nixon’s National Anti-Drug Abuse Mass Media Campaign
Learn about anti-drug propaganda in this journalism history session with Dr. Stephen Siff, associate professor of journalism.
2:45 — 3:45 pm, Art 103
Greek Week Puddle Pull
2 pm, Millett Lawn
Come watch fraternities and sororities compete in the Puddle Pull competition, which kicks off the Greek Week festivities!
Miami University Alumni Association Tailgate
5 pm, Millett Parking Lot
Meet up with other alumni before the game for food, fun, games, and special Miami University Alumni Association giveaways. The Homecoming Alumni ticket package includes game ticket, and food and drinks at the tailgate. Register by September 8, 2017.
5:45 pm, Millett Parking Lot
Welcome the RedHawks to the Stadium at the Hawk Walk. Be there to meet the team with the Miami University Marching Band and Cheerleaders before the big game.
Game Day Shuttle
Need a ride to and from Yager Stadium? A complimentary shuttle will run one hour before and one hour after the game and will use the following route: Western Campus- Havinghurst Hall, Armstrong Student Center, Uptown- Intersection of N. Poplar St. and High St., and Yager Stadium- Bonham Gate by East/Student Stands
Homecoming Student Tailgate
6 pm, Millett Lawn
Stop by the MAP tailgate at the Football vs. University of Cincinnati game for some free food and fun! Also, if you haven’t had a chance to get your Homecoming 2017 shirt yet, this is your last chance!
Miami Football vs. University of Cincinnati
8 pm, Yager Stadium
Show your red and white spirit and come cheer on your RedHawks as they take on the University of Cincinnati and Bring Home the Bell! Help Miami break the record for student attendance at a home football game! Learn more about the Battle of the Victory Bell tradition.