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University approves voting poll on campus

University approves voting poll on campus

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

December 3, 2019

When Anna Ardelean decided that the university needed a voting poll on campus, she set out on a mission that has taken almost a year so far. “The goal is that students would be able to vote somewhere on campus rather than driving home on a Tuesday, or messing with absentee ballots, which have a lot ...

Engineering program joins team to build bridge in Africa

Engineering program joins team to build bridge in Africa

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 1, 2019

The university’s Engineering Program spent a total of eight weeks in Malosami, eSwatini in southern Africa over the summer. The team, consisting of both students and faculty, assisted in the construction of a 95-meter footbridge over the Ngwempisi River. The USI contingent went as part of a team fo...

Model house paves the way for future housing methods

Model house paves the way for future housing methods

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

October 30, 2018

The university’s partnership geriatrician Bill Thomas and his MAGIC project finally saw concrete results Oct. 24. The MAGIC project, which stands for multi-ability, multi-generational, inclusive community, is a year-long pilot project that culminated in the construction of a model Minka house. ...

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