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Business author to discuss innovation, intersection of ideas

Justin Law
November 2
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“Diversity Drives Innovation” is the College of Business’ theme this semester as Dean Mohammed Khayum prepares for speaker Frans Johansson as well as the implementation of the new Entrepreneurship minor.   Frans Johansson, best known for his book “The Medici Effect,” is also an entrepr...

First Safe Zone workshop trains 62 students

Justin Law
November 2
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Over 60 students filled the tables in Carter Hall D for the Safe Zone workshop put together by SPECTRUM.  The training was held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Read More »...

Where in the world is Ronald Rochon

Justin Law
November 2
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USI Provost visits India to build relationships between USI, India  Traveling through the streets of New Delhi. Studying at the University of Mumbai. Teaching Indian students the same subjects studied at USI. These are all things the University hopes will be possible for students and faculty in...

Paranormal Activity: USI

Justin Law
October 21
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In the spirit of Halloween, Activities Programming Board (APB) invited Chris Fleming to give a ghost lecture in Carter Hall and have students participate in a ghost hunt around campus Thursday. Paranormal Investigator, Chris Fleming, has worked on over 500 cases involving paranormal and supernatural experienc...

TV Corner: ‘Mad Men’ and ‘Eastbound and Down’

Justin Law
October 21
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When two planes meet at a forty-five degree angle they create what we most commonly refer to in the English language as a “corner.” Well, there are two planes of fantastic existence in the world of television right now—the show “Mad Men” on AMC and “Eastbound & Down” on HBO. Of course...

Ipanema band brings flavor to Columbus Day

Justin Law
October 21
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In Carter Hall on Oct. 12, an Ipanema band had a concert to commemorate Columbus Day. Read More »...

C.O.O.L Collab a hit at USI

Justin Law
October 21
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Oct. 15 the Friday Night Fun program at USI presented C.O.O.L Collab, a musical performance put on by students, for students. Read More »...

USI Security Incident Log

Justin Law
October 21
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Oct. 129:00 a.m. - Off CampusIntimidation. Case is pending.9:00 a.m. - Off CampusViolation of University Policy. Case is pending.Oct. 1310:31 a.m. - University Ctr - 8600Suspicious Circumstances. Case is pending.Oct. 149:30 a.m. - Number 3 School HouseCriminal Mischief. Case wassuspended.11:40 a.m. - 8...

“When Art Goes to Court”

Justin Law
October 20
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“Its about people having the right to be critical,” said Michael Aakhus, associate dean of the college of Liberal Arts, about last Thursday’s Berger Lecture titled “When art goes to Court.” Marilyn Skoglund, Associate Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, was chosen by the art department to pre...

Clinical Simulation Lab puts students in realistic situations

Justin Law
October 20
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Making a mistake can have a life or death consequence; which is why health profession students have been provided with the Clinical Simulation Lab. “It’s an opportunity to practice skills in an unthreatened setting,” said Kathy Phillips, Clinical Simulation Lab coordinator. The lab contains four adult ...

Physical Plant offers light show

Justin Law
October 20
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Every school year, the physical plant heats and cools all of campus. What’s the trade off? They get to show off their unsightly cooling towers. “We were kind of looking for something to hide the cooling towers, which are the big pieces of equipment that are sitting on the sides of the building,”...

Spectrum sponsors “Safe Zone” workshops

Justin Law
October 20
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Spectrum, the gay-straight alliance on campus, will be sponsoring the “Safe Zone” workshop on Saturday with help from SGA. The workshop is designed to help educate students on the Gay  Lesbian Bisexual Transexual (GLBT) community and ways of helping those students feel safe on campus. “This is definitely a ...

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