When the nonprofit Wesselman Woods needed a helping hand, USI faculty, alumni and students delivered with their skills and knowledge. Learn about the unique project they collaborated on to improve the experience of visiting Wesselman Woods.
The murderous lynching of seven Black men was only whispered about for 144 years. Now USI and several of its departments are collaborating to ensure we can all learn from it.
When Cameron Kainer arrived to be the inaugural Head Coach of the Men's and Women's Swimming/Diving teams, all that greeted him was a beautiful, new empty pool. Today, the teams are making waves in the competitive collegiate world.
Dr. Del Doughty, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, collaborated with an AI to write a paper and graded the results. Now he's making a prediction about the future of AIs in the classroom.
President Rochon reflects on the importance of seeing beyond the façade people present and working to discover their true essence.
Emily Gartner's business administration degree has served her well since earning it in 1984. Her fabulous career as a serial entrepreneur has been as colorful as she is intrepid. Discover how her path in life could inspire you.
Alumna Jaimie Sheth '01 is on a mission to ensure people near and far have housing, clean water, schools and more.
A little insight into the four USI Presidents' portraits hanging on the top floor of the David L. Rice Library and the artists behind each one.
Maya Etienne '23, computer information systems, splits her time on the field with USI's Women's Soccer team, cheering for her teammates and blocking balls as a goalie.
Alum César Berríos Chavarría '13 M'18 parents moved to the United States to give their children the American Dream. Now César is paying it forward by helping other college students.
Engineering student Bohdan Yarovyi escaped Ukraine during the war. He is now a student at USI (his sister is an alumna) and shares part of his story in this issue.
See a PDF of the full Spring 2023 issue of illume here.