Miami University College of Creative Arts
420 S. Patterson Ave
Oxford, OH 45056, USA





May 14, 2018

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” the prompt on the whiteboard reads. “Why? What do you like about that job? Why do you think you’d be good at it?” Third-grade Caroline doesn’t hesitate. She whips out her Dixon Ticonderoga— they have the best erasers—and begin...

April 16, 2018

When you hear the phrase “Interior Designer” what do you automatically think of? It might be an image of one of the famous HGTV shows that makes their money on renovating homes for couples and families. It might be an image of what you see when you walk into your local...

April 2, 2018

If you haven’t heard of the arts management co major or minor, I am glad you are reading this. Miami University offers an awesome program that no other school has (or at least I have never heard of).

When I was a freshman I had no idea what I wanted to choose as my majo...

March 6, 2018

When was the last time you read a children’s book? Do you have a childhood favorite? You might gain a new perspective on children’s literature, and particularly children’s book illustrations, at the Miami University Art Museum’s upcoming exhibition Telling a People’s S...

February 19, 2018

February 2014

After applying to numerous schools and getting admitted to many, as well, I had narrowed my choices down to two schools. I was either going to go to Indiana University and pursue business in the Kelly school of business or attend Miami University and study...

January 22, 2018

According to a statistic published on the Career Services site of the University of La Verne, 50-70% of college students change majors at least once before they graduate. I never expected to be a part of that statistic.

When I entered college, I was certain that I wante...

January 8, 2018

During my freshman year at Miami I participated in a drumline that competed in World Guard International (WGI) called Rhythm X. For the unfamiliar, WGI is a non-profit organization that hosts competitions for indoor color guard, drumline, and winds across the world. I...

December 18, 2017

There’s something special about the amount of thought, effort, and talent that goes into endless forms of art. Art cannot be defined simply and it feels that the definition is always becoming broader. For me, that moment I see an incredible artist walk on stage and fla...

December 4, 2017

When the board of the Miami University Symphony Orchestra  learned that we would be performing Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, we knew that we wanted to do something special. The Russian composer originally wrote a suite of 10 pieces, interspersed with m...

November 27, 2017

March 2015

I am a budding playwright with dreams of one day acting and writing professionally. I have what I think to be a cool concept for a musical about two feuding singing groups. I call it “Octets.” After writing a few poorly constructed scenes in a small notebook,...

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