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Health Professions Center upgraded to meet accreditation standards

Health Professions Center upgraded to meet accreditation standards

Noah Alatza, News Editor

January 15, 2019

After spring break, students will soon be able to enjoy newer amenities on the third floor of the Health Professions Center. “What we identified is that there are some programs that really needed additional space,” Ann White, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions said. The th...

Community gathers for opening of downtown medical school

Community gathers for opening of downtown medical school

Riley Guerzini, Community Engagement Manager

August 20, 2018

William Stone took the podium at Old National Events Plaza after receiving a commemorative key to the new Stone Family Center for Health Sciences which opened Aug. 9 during the ribbon-cutting ceremony. “You think for $15 million they would give me an actual key,” he joked. The facility is named aft...

Presidential candidates for USI, UE kept secret

Presidential candidates for USI, UE kept secret

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

March 21, 2018

Correction: The Shield previously reported that the USI Presidential search would be completed on or before April 1. According to Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications Kindra Strupp, the time could be "varied," because the "search is not complete and there is no specific date f...

USI, I can’t hear you

USI, I can’t hear you

Brian Alexander, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Creative Commons The Trump Administration issued an executive order last year banning travel from seven middle eastern countries. Students pulled together to form a Facebook event for a meeting of solidarity to show support for students of all faiths, held four days later after the order. The stude...

USI lags behind rest of the country on gender-neutral housing

USI lags behind rest of the country on gender-neutral housing

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

February 27, 2018

At nearly every state and private institution in Indiana, gender-neutral housing has been on the books for more than a decade. State colleges including Indiana University, Indiana University-Purdue University, Purdue University and the University of Evansville have all adopted gender-inclusive ...

Indiana universities release statements on executive order

Indiana universities release statements on executive order

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

February 2, 2017

President Linda Bennett released a statement through email to the entire campus community Monday afternoon regarding the recent order banning immigrants and refugees from the United States. Indiana University, Purdue University, Ball State University and Indiana State University also published state...

Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’

Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 1, 2017

Zarmina and Naaima Mufti want President Trump to know that being Muslim is not a crime. The Muslim-American cousins attended the Interfaith Rally of Support Tuesday night at the University of Evansville. “Regardless of the religion, we are just trying to show our solidarity with American values and h...

Baseball looks team to repeat past

Chris Procacina

April 30, 2014

Baseball Head Coach Tracy Archuleta and his team are in familiar territory. Currently sitting just outside the top 10 teams in the nation with an No. 11 ranking, the Eagles (36-8) hope to make another run at the National Tournament. Sophomore catcher Ryan Bertram hopes his team can finish strong...

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