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Social work major engineers problem-solving forum

Danielle Norris
January 18, 2011
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Brandon May dreams of creating solutions to the world’s problems through innovation.  Last year when the senior social work major started thinking about things he wanted fixed around him, he decided to get other people involved in executing benevolent ideas. Thus was born the concept of SocialVen...

Board of Trustees meeting

Chanse Ford
January 18, 2011
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Government institutions and organizations have been putting the pressure on public higher education institutions recently. There is pressure to work with smaller budgets, pump out degrees and complete in a global market, among others. Indiana follows this trend. Governor Mitch Daniels pushed for three...

Hill Harper Speaks at MLK Luncheon Monday

Jessie Hellmann
January 18, 2011
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The first time Hill Harper visited Southern Indiana, he was not greeted with the “southern hospitality” we so often boast. In fact, he was greeted with the same horrific and embarrassing manner with which African Americans were treated in the Civil War days. Read More »...

MLK lunch with Hill Harper

Logan Hursh
January 18, 2011
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Please publish my story. I want to see my name in print.

Holocaust survivor a “piece of living history”, says student

Danielle Norris
January 18, 2011
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Eighty-two year old Philip Gans began his presentation to the crowd that gathered in Mitchell Auditorium on Friday night with a simple request. “When you go home tonight, cross the word hate out of your dictionary.” Read More »...

Military bases, marketing technologies and MBA students

Chanse Ford
January 14, 2011
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Correction 1/14/11: The Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville (GAGE) does not sell the patents to area businesses. GAGE offers licensing opportunities.Correction 1/14/11: Researchers do not explain to the students how classified technology was used by the military. The researchers simply discuss the pate...

SpringFest headliners announced: Country, hip hop artists fill the bill

Danielle Norris
January 14, 2011
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With the snow pouring from the sky, it seems a bit too early to talk about the spring festivities that are coming to USI this year. However, the lineup for USI’s annual SpringFest -to take place April 8 and 9 – has finally been determined.The country concert will take place April 8 with Golden a...

A day in the life: USI student at Crane Naval Base

Danielle Norris
January 13, 2011
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Correction 1/14/11: The researchers don't explain how the equipment works and what went into its development, rather, researchers explain to the sttudents how the patents are innovative and the value the patent offers. Researchers don't explain how patents are applied in a classified military setting.   MBA student Angela M...

New exchange program announced

Matt Zielske
January 13, 2011
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President Linda Bennett announced a new foreign exchange program to take effect in the near future during the board of trustees meeting in Indianapolis this morning.  USI was one of ten universities selected throughout the entire country to participate in a foreign exchange program with China.&nb...

Some kid stuck in a hole

Chanse Ford
January 7, 2011
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Intramural participants were suited up in old clothes, a helmet with a light, knee and elbow pads and ready to explore. Last year on the same trip to Buckner’s Cave, Holden Metzger got stuck in a very small part just out of a room called the “kings grotto.” He was pulled through by other partic...

Sigma Tau Gamma regains USI chapter

Sam Lyden
December 7, 2010
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Sigma Tau Gamma (STG) has become the recipient of rumors and the central focus of modern myths at the University of Southern Indiana for more than a decade. Over the past 14 years, the truth has stretched so far from reality that it is now difficult to differentiate fact from fiction. As the myth goes, a...

Office of Student Services offers students a place to go for advice

Sam Lyden
December 7, 2010
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Sometimes it’s difficult to prepare for graduation or to decide upon a major at all, but for students in the teacher education program, there is somewhere to go for help. Kristy Dedmond is the advisor to the Office of Student Services that opened in February and is available every day to offer adv...

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