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V-Day Vagina monologues begin Wed.

Bobby Shipman

February 20, 2015

USI is hosting its eighth annual "V-Day" performance of Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues. Performances begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday at the Wright Administration Building in Forum II. Doors open at 6:40 p.m. and tickets may be purchased at the door for $7. Funds from the event will go to...

House biennial budget proposes $36M for IU med school

USI Shield Staff

February 20, 2015

The House Republican's proposed budget for the next biennium allows for the financing of $36 million to cover the construction of the regional medical school campus planned for Downtown Evansville. The funding is one aspect of the House’s version of the budget revealed Monday. The state would...

Jessica Stallings

February 17, 2015

Julon Holmes, junior elementary education major, ordered his usual chicken, bacon, ranch flat bread personal pizza without tomatoes and chives at the C-Store on campus. Holmes said if he orders pizza his wait could be twenty to thirty minutes but if he orders chicken strips it could be ten to fifteen...

Author to talk ‘fat experience’ in literature

Bobby Shipman

February 11, 2015

The spring 2015 RopeWalk Visiting Writers Reading kicks off 1 p.m. Friday at UCC 2207 with Ira Sukrungruang’s masterclass “A Sequence of Thoughts Without Any Kind of Order," which will explore probing and resisting people’s notions of genre in substance, shape and the topic of obesity. The Chicago...

Tournées continues with unconventional love story

Bobby Shipman

February 11, 2015

The Tournées Film Festival continues at 7:30 p.m. Friday with "2 Autumns, 3 Winters" ("2 automnes, 3 hivers"). The film follows Arman, Amélie and Benjamin as they share incidental moments, unexpected accidents, unconventional love stories and unforgettable memories after one of them falls ill. A showing...

Poetry slam features Texan writer ‘The Gully Princess’

USI Shield Staff

February 11, 2015

Activities Programming Board is hosting a poetry slam from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday in the Fireside Loune. The poet, Ebony Stewart ("The Gully Princess") writes about all things black, woman and magic and is the only adult female three-time Slam Champion in Austin, Texas. She is on her RISE! Tour promoting...

Perrey to recieve national neuroscience nursing award

Sarah Loesch

February 2, 2015

A 2008 USI graduate, Lauren Perrey, was selected to receive the 2015 Rising Star in Clinical Practice Award from the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. She currently works at IU Health Methodist Hospital. Perrey works in the Neuroscience Critical Care Unit where she works with patients ...

More Hoosier college students on track to graduate

Bobby Shipman

January 29, 2015

A new report released by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education release Wednesday reveals that the percentage of Indiana college students taking—and completing—the minimum number of courses needed to graduate on time has reached double-digit improvements. Indiana has one of the most generous...

Rozewski’s farewell prompts search for new VP

Bobby Shipman

January 27, 2015

A farewell reception will be held for Mark Rozewski, vice president for finance and administration, from 2-4 p.m. Friday in the Tradition's Lounge. Provost Ron Rochon will lead a search committee to fill Rozewski's position, which will be split between Assistant Vice Presidents of Business Affairs...

Student sponsored blood drive Tuesday

USI Shield Staff

January 23, 2015

The Indiana Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Carter Hall. This blood drive is sponsored by USI Occupational Therapy Assistant students. In addition to blood donation, there will also be a Be The Match Bone Marrow Registry and information about Organ Donation.

Three part race series begins Feb. 14

USI Shield Staff

January 21, 2015

The Romain Subaru Screaming Eagles Running Series will begin Saturday, Feb. 14 with the Romain Subaru Hearts on Fire 5K at USI. The three-race series will be held on and around the USI campus. The secone part, The Run of Luck 7K, will be held on Saturday, March 14, and the Spring into Fitness 10K...

Rochon not selected for chancellor position


Bobby Shipman

January 14, 2015

  University of Washington President Michael K. Young and Provost Ana Mari Cauce announced the selection of Mark Pagano, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Montana State University Billings, as the next chancellor of the University of Washington-Tacoma over winter break, ef...

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