Student Resources

Please read through these, and keep them for future use. These are all resources that our Instructors and TA’s have suggested may be useful to you in your future careers as Modern Biologists

Pathways to Science

A hub for funding sources and  information for students of all levels (k-12 to Post Doctoral) and for all scientific  fields.  

CrashCourse YouTube Channel:

A fun resource for scientific explanations of biological phenomena and an entertaining scientific news source.


If you like to look at real data sets, machine learning and competitions:

Global Wellness Institute

Do you know what wellness is and how to manage it?

Coding and R forums 

Find the answers to basic and advanced questions you may have using these websites: – General Stack coding forum – R-specific blog – R-specific blog – GIS Stack forum

Online Coding Courses

Looking for online courses in a variety of languages after the workshop?

Data Carpentry – Free


 Paid, but financial aid can be requested for as many courses as needed


Paid, but financial aid can be requested, up to 90% per course

Addiction Services Council 

Help for addiction

Texas A&M Wildlife Job Board

Conservation/Fish and Wildlife jobs, internships, funded graduate school positions, volunteer opportunities

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

 In addition to being able to talk to someone, this website has links to an incredible number of additional resources and helpful websites


Now Matters Now

 Free online resources, connection for help, and training for those seeking help and those seeking to help

 Gender and Equality Resources

University of Oklahoma Gender and equality resources page with dozens of helpful websites covering a variety of topics

Rape Crisis Helpline 

24/7 HELPLINE: (608) 251-7273, LÍNEA DE AYUDA: (608) 258-2567

The Elements of Style – Book

Easy to read writing resource to find at your library or 

The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White, originally published 1918 but there are several updated editions 


Learning to code explained in a very simple manner:

Resources Aimed at Miami University Students

Counseling Services at Miami

Counseling for any issue you may be facing (reduced price for at-need students):

Bernard B. Rinella Student Learning Center:

Meet with a learning specialist or tutor

Statistical Consulting Center (SCC)

The Statistical Consulting Center (SCC) offers statistical consulting to faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students conducting research at Miami University. The SCC is a group of statisticians who provide consultation on all aspects of data collection, analysis and interpretation.

HOWE Writing Center

Their mission is to ensure that Miami supports its students in developing as effective writers in college, fully preparing graduates to excel as clear, concise, and persuasive writers in their careers, communities, and personal lives. Make an appointment to discuss your writing, or use their useful databases!

Miami University 24/7 H.O.P.E. Line

(for non-life-threatening mental health concerns) OR If you find yourself in a non-life-threatening psychological crisis, you may call the Student Counseling Service (SCS) at 513-529-4634 for crisis intervention during their business hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday