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A day in the life: USI student at Crane Naval Base

January 13, 2011

Correction 1/14/11: The researchers don't explain how the equipment works and what went into its development, rather, researchers explain to the sttudents how the patents are innovative and the value the...

New exchange program announced

January 13, 2011

President Linda Bennett announced a new foreign exchange program to take effect in the near future during the board of trustees meeting in Indianapolis this morning.  USI was one of ten universities...

Some kid stuck in a hole

January 7, 2011

Intramural participants were suited up in old clothes, a helmet with a light, knee and elbow pads and ready to explore. Last year on the same trip to Buckner’s Cave, Holden Metzger got stuck in a very...

Sigma Tau Gamma regains USI chapter

December 7, 2010

Sigma Tau Gamma (STG) has become the recipient of rumors and the central focus of modern myths at the University of Southern Indiana for more than a decade. Over the past 14 years, the truth has stretched...

Office of Student Services offers students a place to go for advice

December 7, 2010

Sometimes it’s difficult to prepare for graduation or to decide upon a major at all, but for students in the teacher education program, there is somewhere to go for help. Kristy Dedmond is the advisor...

Assessing the day away

December 7, 2010

Freshmen and seniors trudge through the halls while the rest of campus has, for all intents and purposes, died. Computers hum as the students either for the first time, or the last, take the Assessment...

Journalists helping journalists

November 18, 2010

High School Media Day brings high school journalists to USI for lessons, awards.  Future journalism students from local high schools visited USI to hear from professors and local journalists on how...

President confirms smoking ban

November 11, 2010

Security will not issue tickets to smokers On July 1, USI will be one of the last Indiana campus’ to become tobacco-free. Anyone wishing to use tobacco products will have to do so in the privacy of their...

Theater construction to begin in spring

November 11, 2010

The Commission on Higher Education votes Friday on whether or not to move forward with the estimated $16.5 million teaching theatre project that is supposed to begin in the spring.The old theater, located...

Weekly sessions discuss the science of christianty

November 2, 2010

Knowledge is power and power is freedom. Chi Alpha Campus Ministries is providing just that, the ability to expand ones knowledge and for Christians to learn how to defend their faith with science. “We...

Cooking and Culture Fair goes Deutsch

November 2, 2010

Students, faculty and guests experienced traditional German cooking and a taste of German culture Wednesday at the Cooking and Culture Fair.  Guests got to cook their own German meal and enjoy the...

USI students put their ‘beer goggles’ on

November 2, 2010

A field of orange cones covered the eastern corner of the quad on Thursday.  These cones outlined a golf cart path for the Impaired Driving simulation put on by the Student Government Association...

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