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’50 Shades of Clay’ open to public

Nick Leighty
October 26, 2015
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Beginning October 31 and ending December 18, the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art will be hold an exhibition titled “50 Shades of Clay.” With the theme taken from “50 Shades of Grey,” the exhibition is free and open to the public. The event will feature national and regional artists su...

Southern race development presentation

Nick Leighty
October 20, 2015
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Assistant Professor of History Kristalyn Shefveland will be giving a presentation at 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 30 in Kleymeyer Hall. This presentation, titled “Racial Classification and the Eastern Shore: Records of Bastards Miscegenation, and Infanticide in Colonial Virginia” examines the in...

Pott College holding ethical seminar

Nick Leighty
October 20, 2015
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The Institutional Review Board of Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education is holding a seminar from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 29 in University Center 206. The Institutional Review Board is the governing body of research regarding human subjects. This particular seminar...

Priority registration starts Nov. 2

Nick Leighty
October 20, 2015
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Students that are eligible will be able to take advantage of priority registration for the spring and summer semesters beginning the first week of November. Some students who meet certain requirements will have a registration hold on their account and will be unable to register until they meet w...

Wabash Battalion ROTC hosts Foot March

Nick Leighty
October 15, 2015
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The Norwegian Foot March, hosted by the Wabash Battalion Army ROTC program, will be taking place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. November 4 at the PAC. The Foot March will traverse a total of 18.6 miles with participants carrying a 25 pound ruck sack trying to complete the march before it’s time limit of 4 h...

Last day to drop classes Oct. 23

Nick Leighty
October 13, 2015
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The last day to withdraw or drop a class without evaluation is October 23. Students wishing to do so may visit the Registrar’s Office by 4:30 p.m., however, students must follow the Schedule Revision procedures in order to do so. Classes that meet less than a full term have separate drop dat...

New degree for “broad field”

Zackary Willem
October 13, 2015
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USI created a new Bachelor of Science program for respiratory therapy. “Respiratory therapists work in every aspect of the medical field,” said Wes Phy, chair of the respiratory therapy program.  “However, very few people understand what they actually do.” Phy worked as a respiratory t...

Blockley hired as assistant Alumni director

Gabi Wy
October 6, 2015
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Caylin Blockley from the university's Class of 2013 has been hired as assistant director of Alumni and Volunteer Services. His duties include managing university volunteers, organizing programs and heading the university Parents and Families Association and also the Student Alumni Association. Blockley...

Retirement class Oct. 14, 21, 28

Nick Leighty
October 6, 2015
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There will be a “Passport to Retirement” class from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 14, 21 and 28 in University Center East room 2217-2218. This class has a registration fee of $89 for a single person or for two people sharing materials and registering together. If you register at least one week ...

Fall break dining hours

Nick Leighty
October 6, 2015
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The food choices on campus will operate during different hours during the fall break Oct. 12 and 13. The C-Store will be open only on Oct. 12 from 10:00 a.m to 3:30 p.m. SubConnection will operate from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Oct. 12 and Oct. 13. Starbucks will be open from 7:30 a.m. ...

Archie celebrates 45th Birthday

Nick Leighty
October 6, 2015
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Students and faculty are invited to celebrate Archie’s 45th Birthday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 20 outside the University Center. There will be cake and other activities. If attendees would like to get Archie a present, he insists that you instead bring canned goods for Archie’s Food Closet...

Exploring Majors, Minors Fair Oct. 14

Nick Leighty
September 29, 2015
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University Division Advising is hosting the Exploring Majors and Minors Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Oct. 14 in Carter Hall. This fair is for any students curious about any majors or minors and would like to know more. Students can find out more about various career and curricular options, and departm...

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