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University to host cyber conference

USI will host the Southwest Indiana Cyber Conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 19.
February 25, 2020

USI will host the Southwest Indiana Cyber Conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 19 in the Griffin Center. The conference will bring information and resources to the tristate region about cybersecurity. People...

University seeks tuition increase for next two years

University seeks tuition increase for next two years
May 28, 2019

The university will host a public forum on tuition and fee increases for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2019 academic years at 3 p.m. June 4 in the Griffin Center. The forum will be followed by a Board of Trustees...

Professor to present poetry at Griffin Center

Professor to present poetry at Griffin Center
April 2, 2019

The Shield interviewed Professor of English Matthew Graham who will present work from his new poetry collection, “The Geography of Home,” at a poetry reading sponsored by the Southern Indiana Reading...

Dynamic duo to bring poetry to life

Chelsea and Mark Wagenaar will be reading their poetry on Thursday 4:30 p.m. in the Griffin Center. Prose writer Michael Martone will be presenting his work at. Oct. 4  at 4:30 p.m. in the Traditions Longue.
September 23, 2018

Casey Pycior said there is something special about hearing poetry read aloud. “I know that sounds kind of over the top but it’s true,” the assistant professor of English said. “You’ll...

Melodramatic Megans: The Welcome Center fails to welcome

Melodramatic Megans: The Welcome Center fails to welcome
September 17, 2018

It was 2016, the sun was shining and there was a beautiful spacious area outside the Performance Center. It was filled with trees, squirrels and benches where we used to spend the days relaxing and...

Trustees to announce next President

Trustees to announce next President
April 17, 2018

The Board of Trustees will meet in a special session to approve the selection of the university's fourth president Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Griffin Center. Director of Communications John Farless told...

Poets to present at Griffin Center

Poets to present at Griffin Center
September 27, 2017

In a world “at least fifty percent terrible,” Maggie Smith encourages her children to have good bones. Smith and poet Matthew Guenette will read selections from their books “Good Bones” and...

‘Inspiring vision’: Griffin Center officially opens

May 6, 2016

Robert Griffin said he doesn't believe anyone ever thought USI would grow to what it is today. "(USI) has been so well done," the former chair of the USI Foundation Board of Directors said. "We've been...

STORIFY: Trustees wrap up semester

April 29, 2016

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Griffin Center sculpture approved

This design illustrates Joan Kempf deJong and John McNaughton’s proposed sculpture for the Griffin Center, titled “Bent Twig.”
Two art professors designed art for the conference center with campus nature in mind.
January 27, 2016

Liberal Arts Assistant Dean Joan Kempf deJong and John McNaughton, professor emeritus of art, had fun creating twists and turns for USI’s campus. The Art Collection Committee approved the two art professors’...

Griffin Center disrupts nearby residents

Griffin Center disrupts nearby residents
September 29, 2015

When Bob Schiff’s children were young, he used to take them fishing in Reflection Lake. “Now you can hardly see the lake,” he said, “let alone get to it.” The construction of the university’s...

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