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IT will hold information sharing session

IT will hold information sharing session

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 15, 2019

The university’s Information Technology will host an information session on Oct. 24 at 3:00 p.m. in the Health Professions Building room 1027.  Chief Information Officer Richard Toeniskoetter and the IT management team will review current IT initiatives while outlining upcoming projects. Time ...

USI Foundation accepting applications for scholarships

USI Foundation accepting applications for scholarships

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 15, 2019

The USI Foundation is accepting applications through AwardSpring for the next academic year. The application deadline is Oct. 20. Current, incoming and transfer students can click on the AwardSpring Icon on their myUSI accounts and fill out a single application. A student must access and complete ...

Two more deaths linked to vaping in Indiana

Two more deaths linked to vaping in Indiana

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 15, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed two additional deaths due to lung related injuries related to vaping.  Indiana now has three cases of vaping related deaths this year.  ISDH is currently investigating 75 individuals ...

Crime Log 10/7-10/13

Crime Log 10/7-10/13

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 15, 2019

10/7 11:54 a.m.- Illness Report/Orr Center 11:39 p.m.- Fire-False Alarm/O’Daniel North Apartments 10/8 12:02 a.m.- Illness Report/O’Daniel North Apartments 12:55 p.m.- Fire-False Alarm/Business and Engineering Center 10/9 7:51 a.m.-  Illness Report/O’Daniel North Apartments 12:1...

Crime Log 9/22-9/30

Crime Log 9/22-9/30

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 1, 2019

9/23 9:50 a.m.- Drug Offense/Parking Lot G 12:10 p.m.- Lost Property Report/Business and Engineering Center 2:00 p.m.- Incident Report/Public Safety  2:55 p.m.- Traffic Accident/Parking Lot O   9/24 12:30 a.m.- Deception/Falsification/Misrepresentation/O’Daniel South Apartments 12:30 a.m.- V...

Engineering program joins team to build bridge in Africa

Engineering program joins team to build bridge in Africa

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 1, 2019

The university’s Engineering Program spent a total of eight weeks in Malosami, eSwatini in southern Africa over the summer. The team, consisting of both students and faculty, assisted in the construction of a 95-meter footbridge over the Ngwempisi River. The USI contingent went as part of a team fo...

2019 Berger Lecture to cover Black Arts Movement

2019 Berger Lecture to cover Black Arts Movement

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2019

Award-winning theatre director Ron Himes and current Artist-in-Residence Heather Beal will present the 2019 Sydney Berger Lecture “The Re/Evolution of the Black Arts Movement” at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 in Mitchell Auditorium. The lecture will investigate the continued need for cultural institutions of color...

Crime Log 9/18-9/24

Crime Log 9/18-9/24

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

September 24, 2019

9/18 8:18 a.m.- Fire Alarm/O’Daniel North Apartments 10:55 a.m.- Incident Report/Non-campus 12:46 p.m.- Illness Report/Orr Center 1:50 p.m.- Incident Report/O’Daniel South Apartments 2:27 p.m.- Lost Property Report/Non-campus 2:28 p.m.-  Fire- False Alarm/Children’s Learning Cent...

Pelosi launches impeachment inquiry

Pelosi launches impeachment inquiry

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2019

Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced Sept. 24 that the House would launch a formal inquiry into the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump in the wake of allegations that he pressured the president of Ukraine to open a corruption investigation into former Vice President and ...

Setbacks delay revolving door removal

Setbacks delay revolving door removal

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

September 24, 2019

The revolving door in the Performance Center has been out of commission since 2016. Director of Facility Operations and Planning James Wolfe said they are working with an engineer to design a new entrance system and they’re going to take it out completely. Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture, the compa...

Cross country runner to keynote Hispanic Heritage month event

Cross country runner to keynote Hispanic Heritage month event

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2019

Thomas Valles, a member of the state champion McFarland High School cross country team featured in the 2015 Disney film “McFarland USA,” will be the keynote speaker for USI’s Hispanic Heritage Month event at 6 p.m. Oct. 2 in Carter Hall. The event, moderated by USI graduate Paola Marizan, will feature...

University’s Historic New Harmony to host “Chew on This”

University’s Historic New Harmony to host “Chew on This”

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager

September 17, 2019

USI's Historic New Harmony will host the Indiana Humanities program, Chew on This, Tuesday, Sep 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Schee Ribeyre Elliott House. It uses the power of food and drink as a convener of people to inspire thoughtful discussions. The program will involve how Midwesterners are either seen...

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