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USI ventures into final frontier

USI ventures into final frontier

Bowman Clark and Riley Guerzini

February 6, 2019

Five university undergraduate students were finally able to see the 10-by-10-by-30 centimeter satellite launch into the great beyond after two and a half years working on the UNITE CubeSat project. The five active members on the Undergraduate Nano Ionospheric Temperature Explorer (UNITE) CubeSat te...

‘I want to do something I genuinely like’

‘I want to do something I genuinely like’

Brian Alexander, Opinion Editor

March 27, 2018

LaVerne Jones In physics class, there is not an open seat. Students are packed into the classroom, pencils furiously scratching notes as the teacher gives examples. In a class of 40 students, only four are women. “I was always interested in how we got here,” Ernestine Tramill, a junio...

University to add three degrees for fall

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

February 24, 2016

Hoping to expand upon its current degree programs, USI has added three new programs to the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education. The programs being offered are mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering and physics. The engineering degrees are offered as a Bachelor of Science,...

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