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RECAP: President Trump visits Evansville

RECAP: President Trump visits Evansville

August 30, 2018


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USI: No plans to expand parkway development

USI: No plans to expand parkway development

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 28, 2018


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Extension of University Parkway to Interstate 64 has entered the beginning phase of development.  University Parkway, a county road that runs north from the university's campus and connects to state Route 66, last saw expansion in May 2012. Vice President of the Vanderburgh County Commissioner...

New Title IX coordinator joins USI

New Title IX coordinator joins USI

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 27, 2018


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West-side Evansville native Carrie Lynn has returned to her hometown to serve the university as the next Title IX coordinator. Lynn previously worked in Indianapolis as an attorney after earning a Juris Doctor in 2007 from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law. While in the state capitol, her ...

President Trump to hold rally in Evansville

President Trump to hold rally in Evansville

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 22, 2018


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President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Evansville Aug. 30. The event will take place downtown at the Ford Center, 1 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., according to the President’s campaign website. Trump is expected to discuss his support for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Braun, who is ...

USI, Sheriff’s Office formalize safety partnership

USI, Sheriff’s Office formalize safety partnership

Noah Alatza and Riley Guerzini

August 21, 2018


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Raindrops fell as USI officials and Vanderburgh County Sheriff's deputies gathered to formally announce an agreement between the university and sheriff’s office. Five full-time sheriff deputies will be patrolling on campus as part of the newly created USI Patrol Unit within VCSO’s Operations D...

Community gathers for opening of downtown medical school

Community gathers for opening of downtown medical school

Riley Guerzini, Community Engagement Manager

August 20, 2018


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William Stone took the podium at Old National Events Plaza after receiving a commemorative key to the new Stone Family Center for Health Sciences which opened Aug. 9 during the ribbon-cutting ceremony. “You think for $15 million they would give me an actual key,” he joked. The facility is named aft...

Interim Dean of Students named

Interim Dean of Students named

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 8, 2018


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The university appointed Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration Nicholas LaRowe as the interim dean of students effective Aug. 8. LaRowe has been with the university since 2010 and was originally scheduled to take a sabbatical leave this fall. The university had been sear...

Vectren lobbyist appointed to Board of Trustees

Vectren lobbyist appointed to Board of Trustees

Noah Alatza, News Editor

July 26, 2018


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Updated: Friday, August 17 Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed Evansville native Christine H. Keck to the university's Board of Trustees. Keck currently serves as Evansville-based utility giant Vectren Corporation’s federal government affairs director.   Her work includes lobbying to congre...

University seeks new Dean of Students

University seeks new Dean of Students

Noah Alatza, News Editor

July 11, 2018


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The university is conducting a search for the next Dean of Students. In an email sent campus-wide on Wednesday, the university’s Human Resources department announced that two candidates will be completing interviews on July 16 and 17.

Trustees approve sale of old theatre properties

Trustees approve sale of old theatre properties

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

April 27, 2018


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The university Board of Trustees approved the sale of the former USI Theatre scene shop and costume shop at it's meeting April 27. The property located at 96 North Barker Avenue in Evansville will be sold following a sealed bid auction. The building has been mostly vacant since the opening of the Performance Ce...

The next chapter

The next chapter

Riley Guerzini and Noah Alatza

April 24, 2018


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President Linda Bennett will mark her last day on the job come the end of June. Over the course of her nine years at the helm of the university, she has overseen growing enrollment, building of new facilities, and long-term planning. Bennett said one of the things she will miss the most about the ...

Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters, suspicious person on campus

Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters, suspicious person on campus

Noah Alatza and Megan Thorne

April 24, 2018


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In an emailed message sent out Tuesday afternoon, President Linda Bennett said “multiple law enforcement agencies,” are investigating inflammatory Neo-Nazi posters found on campus. Agencies are also investigating the posters along with a “suspicious person who may have been carrying a gun.”...

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