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Annual student art show applications opens soon

John Pena, a senior finance major, looks at “From Yesterday to Forever” by junior Ryan McKain Sunday afternoon at the 2016 USI Juried Student Art Exhibition. “I see new faces everytime,” he said. “I wonder how long it took.”

Samuel DeVoy, Chief Copy Editor

March 3, 2020

This year marks the 50th annual USI Juried Student Art Exhibition. The show is a presentation of selected student work from the end of the previous year’s submission dates to the current dates. Every year the show is juried by an invited guest. This year’s Juror is Jon Goebel, Department Chair of...

USI offers noncredit agriculture programs

USI offers noncredit agriculture programs

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

March 3, 2020

USI's Outreach and Engagement is offering a series of noncredit agriculture. This will be part of its Lifelong Learning program. The low-cost programs will cover a variety of topics and will be offered throughout the year. The first three one-session courses offered in March will include a family...

University suspends programs to countries affected by coronavirus

University suspends programs to countries affected by coronavirus

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

March 2, 2020

The university is suspending all university-led and sponsored programs to any country the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or U.S. Department of State (DOS) deems a Level three risk, according to an email from the school. A level three risk advises people to avoid all nonessential travel...

Historic New Harmony unveils gifts

Historic New Harmony unveiled plaques to honor the gifts for the 40th anniversary of the Atheneum at the Historic New Harmony Advisory Board meeting Feb. 24.

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

February 25, 2020

Historic New Harmony unveiled plaques to honor the gifts for the 40th anniversary of the Atheneum at the Historic New Harmony Advisory Board meeting Feb. 24. The gifts allowed upgrades and facility preservation to ensure the Atheneum remains a vibrant part of New Harmony’s landscape for the next few year...

Presentation to show potential of video games

Crystal Steltenpohl will present the second Liberal Arts Colloquium lecture Feb. 28.

Samuel DeVoy, Chief Copy Editor

February 25, 2020

The College of Liberal Arts will host “It’s All Fun and Games ‘til Somebody Gets Learnt: Exploring the Potential for Video Games in Education,” by Crystal Steltenpohl, assistant professor of psychology at 3 p.m. Feb. 28, in the Kleymeyer Hall. This is the second presentation of the Liberal Art...

University to host cyber conference

USI will host the Southwest Indiana Cyber Conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 19.

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

February 25, 2020

USI will host the Southwest Indiana Cyber Conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 19 in the Griffin Center. The conference will bring information and resources to the tristate region about cybersecurity. People will have the opportunity to discuss security, assurance and privacy that improves the understanding...

Crime Log 2/18-2/23

Crime Log 2/18-2/23

Samuel DeVoy, Chief Copy Editor

February 25, 2020

2/18 10:45 a.m.- Illness Report/Liberal Arts Building 11:00 a.m.- Traffic Accident/Science Center 12:08 p.m.- Theft/Baseball Field 12:11 p.m.- Illness Report/Orr Center 5:25 p.m.-  Fire-Odor Investigation/Physical Activities Center 6:25 p.m.- Fire Alarm-Cooking/Orr Building   ...

Crime Log 2/11-2/18

Crime Log 2/11-2/18

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

2/11 10:35 a.m.- Suspicious Person(s)/Orr Center 2:12 p.m.- Injury Report/University Center West 5:33 p.m.- Injury Report/Broadway Recreational Complex 7:35 p.m.- Injury Report/O’Bannon Hall 9:50 p.m.- Suspicious Person(s)/Non-campus   2/12 8:15 p.m.- Welfare Check/Rust...

Visiting artist comes to USI for demonstration and lecture

Visiting artist comes to USI for demonstration and lecture

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

The Art and Design Department will welcome Seth Green, an assistant professor of ceramics at Purdue University. Green is coming to campus on Feb. 18 and will be giving two demonstrations in the Dowhie Ceramic Center at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The demonstrations will be followed by a lecture which will be give...

Efroymson Fellowship exhibition seeks to engage

Efroymson Fellowship exhibition seeks to engage

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Efroymson Bridge Fellowship’s most recent exhibition, Mortal Flesh, is coming to the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries on Feb. 17 and will be displayed until March 15. There will be a reception on March 1 and light refreshments will be served. The fellowship is an annual competitive award program that one g...

USI hosts Founders’ Day speech competition

USI hosts Founders’ Day speech competition

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

The university will host a speech competition for the Founders’ Day Luncheon on Sept. 16. The speech must be 750-1,000 words. A $500 stipend will be rewarded to the student who is chosen to give their speech during the luncheon. All entries are due by 4:30 p.m. on April 3. ...

Crime log 2/4-2/10

Crime log 2/4-2/10

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

2/4 3:35 p.m.- Fraud/Ruston Hall 3:56 p.m.- Fire-Odor Investigation/University Center West   2/5 12:20 p.m.- Incident Report/Public Safety Building 3:18 p.m.- Drug-Manufacture/Possession of Paraphernalia/McCray Building 3:18 p.m.- Drug Possession/McCray Building 10:26 p.m.- Fire A...

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