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Romain College challenges students

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer
January 26, 2016
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The Romain College of Business is hosting the #8hrChallenge from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. February 6 at the Business and Engineering Center. The challenge is for teams to create an initial design of a web-based platform to highlight Romain College faculty and student engagement. Programming knowledge i...

Spring organization fair

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
January 19, 2016
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The Student Organization Fair will be taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 25 in Carter Hall. The fair will showcase clubs and groups for students to get involved with as well as introducing those clubs to transfer students. The free event provides exposure to the smaller groups and club...

University magazine seeks photographers

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
January 19, 2016
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The university’s magazine publication is looking for students that have a creative eye for taking photos that tell a story. Students can submit their photos to [email protected] with the subject line of “Spirit Photo” and the publication will feature their favorite work on the back of the univ...

Blood, organ donation event

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
January 19, 2016
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The Live to Give Day of Service will be taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 26 in Carter Hall. This event is sponsored by the university’s Occupational Therapy Assistant students and the Indiana Blood Center blood drive. Alongside blood donation, there will also be a Be the Match Bone Marrow...

Dean’s list released

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
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The university released the Dean’s List for the fall 2015 semester on its website and included a total of 2,375 undergraduate students. The list is ordered by student’s hometown according to the state and city provided to the university. In order to be placed on the list, undergraduate students must a...

DOSO to present ‘Hunting Ground’ Jan. 26

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
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The university’s Dean of Students Office will be showing “The Hunting Ground” on January 26 in Mitchell Auditorium, followed by a discussion panel. “The Hunting Ground” is a documentary that addresses sexual assault on college campuses that brings to light rape culture that exists coll...

Residence Life, RFWC host free events

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
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The Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center and Late Night at USI will present 'Let it Glow' Friday from 9 p.m. to midnight. The event consists of  glow-in-the-dark activities including putt putt and laser tag. Housing and Residence Life and the RFWC also invite all students to take part in '...

Multicultural memorial luncheon Jan. 18

Nick Leighty
December 8, 2015
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The university’s Multicultural Center will be sponsoring the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon on Jan. 18. The keynote speaker for the event will be Major General Barrye L. Price, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 Army Forces Commander in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. In 2000, Pric...

Alumni to travel to Italy

Nick Leighty
December 8, 2015
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Offered by the university’s Alumni Association, the “Reflections of Italy” tour is planned for June 15-24. The alumni, their families and the general public are invited to register. The tour will last 10 days to explore various cities, including Siena, Venice, Milan and Rome. Those partici...

I-69 Section 4 opens tomorrow

Nick Leighty
December 8, 2015
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Interstate 69’s Section 4 opens tomorrow, connecting Naval Support Activity Crane to Bloomington. This strip runs 27 miles from U.S. 231 near Crane, to S.R. 37 south of Bloomington. The decision to work on this project was made on September 8, 2011, with actual construction beginning January 2012....

Applied Research tax study

Nick Leighty
December 2, 2015
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The university’s Center for Applied Research has been chosen by the Indiana Economic Development Association to perform a statewide study on tax incremental financing. The study is anticipated to be released and completed early 2016. The study is led by Perry Burnett, Sudesh Mujumdar, and Mohammed...

Mini-grant program

Nick Leighty
December 2, 2015
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Southwest Indiana Area Health Education Center, hosted by the university's Nursing and Health Professions department, has granted more than $17,000 in funding as part of its 2015-2016 Mini-Grant Program. The funds are given to nine tax-exempt organizations in the area. Organizations from surround...

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