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Starting a green community

The plant-filled apartment of Cody Hagerman, a junior environmental science major.
Plant Club to bring plant care to USI
August 20, 2019

Cody Hagerman keeps around a hundred plants in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment. The junior environmental science major stores his collection of mostly large tropical plants on plant stands, under...

Educating for a better tomorrow

Biology and Environmental Science of Global Climate Change students smile during the symposium Tuesday evening.
Environmental science, biology majors present research on climate change
April 9, 2019

Alyssa McClung believes that when she mentions climate change, most people think about the coastal regions of the U.S. instead of the midwest. Yet McClung said southern Indiana has been experiencing...

VIDEO: Newcomers contemplate how they’ll leave their mark on USI, the world

VIDEO: Newcomers contemplate how they'll leave their mark on USI, the world
August 22, 2015

Student leaders and administrators begged a question during this year’s new student convocation: How will you leave your mark on the university? The newest group of Eagles flocked Friday afternoon...

New degrees not laid out on USI website

August 28, 2013

Students who are interested in studying the history of humankind or the relations between organisms and their environment now have those options. Locating the degree requirements for USI’s two newest...

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