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Campus visitation, funeral for Rice scheduled for this weekend

David Rice at an ISUE commencement in 1974.
January 17, 2020

Visitation and funeral services for the university’s deceased founding president David Rice will be Jan. 24 and Jan. 25 in Carter Hall according to a press release from the university. The visitation...

‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ to tackle sexual assault, gender violence

'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' to tackle sexual assault, gender violence
April 1, 2019

The university will host the Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event Apr. 9 in at 5:30 p.m. in Carter Hall in University Center West. The Sexual Assault and Gender Violence Prevention Group and Albion Fellows...

Former NPR host to keynote 8th USI Law Day

Former NPR host to keynote 8th USI Law Day
April 1, 2019

The university will welcome Sanford Ungar, who will answer questions on why some Americans seem to have trouble on how to define and practice free speech in the keynote address for USI’s 8th Law Day....

Rochon to answer questions at first ‘Breakfast’

Rochon will be the university's first African-American president.
March 19, 2019

The Student Alumni Association will host the annual Breakfast with the President April 4 at 8 a.m. in Carter Hall. The breakfast is open to all the students and faculty. This traditional breakfast will...

Alpha Sigma Alpha to host ‘Mr. Southern’

Alpha Sigma Alpha will host “Mr. Southern” on Feb. 28 at 8:00 p.m. in Carter Hall.
February 27, 2019

Alpha Sigma Alpha will host “Mr. Southern” on Feb. 28 at 8:00 p.m. in Carter Hall. The money they raise throughout the competition will go to their philanthropy, the S. June Smith Center. The...

Social activist talks importance of advocacy

Social justice activist Tia Oso talks to students, faculty, administrators and the general public in Carter Hall Wednesday night.
February 23, 2018

The students in Carter Hall listened as Tia Oso, the director of impact at Revolve Impact and an outspoken social justice activist, spoke about the methods of creating social change at the 2018 Nelson...

Indiana Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at USI

The Indiana Supreme Court will visit USI for the first time ever Oct. 30 to hear oral arguments in the case B.A. v. State of Indiana
October 17, 2017

The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case B.A. v. State of Indiana for the first time ever at the university Oct. 30 at 10:30 in Carter Hall. The court holds about 70 oral arguments...

Bouie to headline as first “Knowledge For Life” speaker

By Jamelle Bouie [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
September 16, 2017

The university’s student development program will launch its inaugural ‘Knowledge For Life’ series on Sept 27. The first presentation will feature prominent journalist Jamelle Bouie. “The topic...

Day of Silence to promote bullying awareness

Day of Silence to promote  bullying awareness
April 12, 2017

After a short hiatus from the university, the national Day of Silence has returned. After a three year absence, the Day of Silence, which intends to bring awareness to the “silencing” effects of anti-LGBT...

Watch party draws student interest

January 25, 2017

Trevion McFarland didn’t get on the Trump train until late in the primaries, but said he couldn’t take another four years of broken promises and failed policies. McFarland, along with around 30 other...

‘The man behind the legend’

Guests to the Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon are served their meals before the guest speaker takes the stage during the 2015 annual event in Carter Hall. This year’s luncheon will include guest speaker Major General Barrye L. Price, the first African American to obtain a doctorate from the Department of History of Texas A&M University.
Keynote speaker to humanize MLK Jr., provide less-known details on activist's life.
January 13, 2016
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon will feature Major General Barrye Price who travels the globe speaking of Dr. King.

Students sample world cultures at food expo

Students sample world cultures at food expo
February 26, 2014

Those who put on the food expo can say they served hundreds Friday. The International Food Expo sold all of its 500 tickets to students, faculty and even some of the Evansville community members during...

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