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AmeriCorps program now accepting applications

March 22, 2011

For the first time ever, an AmeriCorps branch is in southern Indiana, and it’s at USI. Iris Phillips, associate professor of social work, wrote the grant for the program that started in January. Tutoring...

College of Education merged with Pott College of Science and Engineering

March 22, 2011

Three academic departments face the prospect of moving effective July 1, 2011 announced USI President Linda Bennett March 14. The departments of physical education and teacher education will be a part...

Reiko Suzuki

March 22, 2011

Reiko Suzuki tries to persuade her family to move away from the disaster in Japan every chance she gets. “Of course, every day I get on the phone or Internet to talk to them and I do ask them to come...

Keietsu Nishimura

March 22, 2011

When Keietsu Nishimura heard about the earthquakes and the tsunami that hit his home country, Japan, he looked at the list of refugees from his hometown to make sure that his friends were still alive....

The making of the Repertory Project

March 21, 2011

What do you imagine goes on the day before a play? Imagine how many things need finishing, correcting and finalizing. Getting props, costumes and makeup ready, trying to get transitions between scenes...

Theater students don togas in period comedy

March 21, 2011

USI and New Harmony Theater kicked off the 2011 Repertory Project season with the Roman musical comedy “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”. The play by Stephen Sondheim recounts the slave...

New Counseling Center Director

March 20, 2011

In high school, Thomas Longwell experienced the attempted suicide of one of his classmates. From that moment, Longwell knew he wanted to spend the rest of his life helping people. “In my group of friends,...

Filmmaker brings message of cultural understanding

March 20, 2011

We all come from different backgrounds, have different cultural identities and come from different families. This is the idea Daniel Mosquera wished to communicate in his film “San Pancho es pa’l que...

Recent alumnus killed in accident

March 16, 2011

To many people, Amber Lyn Gosch, 22, was a lot of things. She was a December communications graduate from USI, a dedicated sister in Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and a loving and caring friend and daughter. On...

Freshmen can share ideas and have fun at town hall

March 15, 2011

Freshmen angered with the recent rise in housing costs may be able to relieve their frustration a little with inflatable rods in the jousting ring at the Freshman Town Hall.   In addition to a jousting...

A difference between sex and gender?

March 15, 2011

Pretending is something that many people do in high school. It can be as simple as pretending to have done the homework, be interested in what the teacher has been droning on for the last hour or liking...

UC East built for connections

March 13, 2011

Armed with scissors glistening in the spring sunlight, the USI Board of Trustees, along with other community members, gathered at the cone to participate in the grand opening of UC East. “UC East is...

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