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Faculty members prepare for Fall Colloquia Series

Ariana Beedie
August 27, 2013
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Each year the College of Liberal Arts hosts a free speakers series: the Fall Colloquia. These lectures spotlight the personal research of faculty in their field. Melissa Stacer, assistant professor of criminal justice, is the the showcase director of the colloquia for the second year in a row. “Most...

Rice Library adds more technology

Ariana Beedie
August 22, 2013
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Rice Library has taken steps to make the student’s study experience more convenient. This summer the library staff and the IT department has added new technology for students to have at their fingertips. Additions like charging stations, media hubs, more iPads and longer hours will take affect this...

Art professor tours 25 states

Art professor tours 25 states

Ariana Beedie
August 21, 2013
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Kristen Wilkins, art associate professor, traveled through 25 states in 73 days for the purpose of nostalgia and memory triggering images in a 1964 Avion Sports trailer named Alice. “I’ve always loved to travel,” Wilkins said. “There’s this sense of freedom when you leave in the car.” Wil...

Asst. dean of students feels at home

Ariana Beedie
August 21, 2013
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“When I met students during my interview process, I just felt so comfortable,” Frank said. “I raved to my partner about how much I loved it.”  As of July 1, the assistant dean was welcomed into the USI family, and she’s still feeling the love, she said. “People here are really there for...

Art professor tours 25 states

Art professor tours 25 states

Ariana Beedie
August 21, 2013
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Kristen Wilkins in front of her 1964 trailer, Alice Avion.Kristen Wilkins, art associate professor, traveled through 25 states in 73 days for the purpose of nostalgia and memory triggering images in a 1964 Avion Sports trailer named Alice. “I’ve always loved to travel,” Wilkins said. “There’s this sen...

Fall Fest Menu

Shannon Hall
September 25, 2012
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Alpha Sigma Alpha Chicago-style hot dogs                      $4 Chocolate-dipped strawberries           $3 Fruit haystacks                       &n...

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