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Fall registration starts April 4

Nick Leighty
March 22, 2016
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Starting April 4, eligible students can begin signing up for classes during the fall 2016 semester. A list is available online of each eligibility window. If a student cannot register on their assigned day, they may register any day after. Before registering, students should consult their advisor ab...

Language bowl entries due April 1

Nick Leighty
March 22, 2016
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The Department of World Languages and Cultures will host an academic language bowl from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. April 8 in Carter Hall. This event features a language and culture and a film competition. The language and culture portion will have questions specific to certain languages. German questions foc...

Spring assessment Tuesday

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016
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Spring Assessment Day will be Tuesday. Seniors in certain majors are required to take part in the activities for the day, including the Major Field Test. Students required to participate received an e-mail  informing them time and location of the test. A list of students required to take the test, the ...

SPJ to host Forum movie

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
March 15, 2016
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The university chapter of Society of Professional Journalists will be hosting Friday Night in the Forum at 7:30 p.m. April 1. The movie will be “Citizenfour,” a documentary about Edward Snowden. This movie reflects on the issues of privacy that has occurred across the nation. After the m...

Woolf to present on hate

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
March 15, 2016
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Professor of Psychology and International Human Rights Linda M. Woolf will be presenting “The Psychology of Hate: From Intolerance to Terror.” This presentation will be at 7 p.m. March 21 in Mitchell Auditorium. Woolfe will discuss the psychological factors behind hate and the alluring nature o...

‘Boxless’ to spotlight homelessness

Gabi Wy, News Editor
March 15, 2016
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Students Jenna Kruse and Ericka Smith are hosting "Boxless in Boxville" from 7 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday in the Free Speech Zone. The event, hosted in cooperation with the Student Housing Association, intends to raise awareness for and lend a helping hand to those experiencing homelessness.

Collaboration to bring disease awareness

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
March 2, 2016
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The Student Government Association and the university Counseling Center are collaborating to bring awareness to rare diseases that can have conditions that may be invisible. They will place silhouettes around campus that will inform students on the condition of the day and a ribbon of awareness ...

Engineering societies host competition

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
March 2, 2016
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Registration is open for the university’s 2016 Robotics Competition. This competition is presented by the Society of Women Engineers and American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The deadline to register is March 18 with teams competing from 5-9 p.m. April 1 in Carter Hall. A training wo...

University to host German film festival

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 23, 2016
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The World Languages and Cultures department will present the third installment of their international film series with a German Film Festival from Feb. 19 to March 25. Film showings include“M, Lili Marleen,” “The System,” “Almanya: Welcome to Germany” and “Run Lola Run." The films w...

University opens summer camp registration

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 23, 2016
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The university’s SwISTEM Resource Center and the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education has opened registration to three summer camps. These camps are open to children between 6th and 12th grade. The Girls Only STEM! camps is open to girls in high school to explore the STEM fiel...

Running series continues

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 23, 2016
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The Romain Subaru Screaming Eagles Running Series continues its three-race series with the Run into Madness 7k March 5. Registration for the event is available online or at the RFWC the day of the event. Prices for the event are $20 until Feb. 28 and $25 up until race day. A free run for child...

Community director to speak on grants

Gabi Wy, News Editor
February 17, 2016
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The University of Southern Indiana’s Master of Public Administration Program and the MPA Society will host Robert Scott Wylie, executive director of the Vanderburgh Community Foundation, will speak at 5 p.m.  Tuesday, February 23 in Kleymeyer Hall inside the Liberal Arts Center on the University of...

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