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  • Bombshell Bakes offered at The Eagle Bistro through February

    USI's own Dr. Brandi Hendricks, Interim Assistant Dean of Students, who was featured as a contestant on Food Network's Holiday Baking Championship: Gingerbread Showdown in November 2022, is offering a special baked good at The Eagle Bistro! 

    January 30, 2024

  • Carroll named 2023 Screagle Pride Award recipient

    During the annual University Spring Meeting, held January 3, Dr. Rob Carroll, Assistant Professor of Education, was named the 2023-2024 Screagle Pride Award recipient for his dedication to students and the University.

    January 9, 2024

  • Hopson ready to accept doctorate degree Saturday

    Holiday decorations may deck the halls and twinkling lights flash but December also brings about an exciting time for USI students who are preparing to for Commencement to accept their degrees. For Pamela Hopson, Executive Director of USI’s Multicultural Center, the Fall Commencement will add to her 40 years of knowledge and experience as she receives a doctorate degree in education leadership.

    December 15, 2023

  • Fall Survey outcomes

    At the beginning of each Fall Semester, USI employees are asked to complete the annual Fall Employee Survey. This year, USI Today asked the departments and offices who participated in the Fall Survey to share information gathered from the survey. Not all departments were able to share information, but several provided responses.

    November 14, 2023

  • Phil Todd, Instructor in Journalism and Student Publication Advisor, donned his late wife's graduation attire when he earned his master's degree in mass communication from Oklahoma University in 2020.

    Todd brings passion for journalism and teaching to USI

    Journalism is Phil Todd’s bread and butter. USI’s new Instructor in Journalism and Student Publications Advisor has years of experience educating students—both in higher education and K-12 settings—of the ins and outs of news coverage and journalism writing. And now, he's come to USI to help a new generation of news writers learn the ropes.

    October 31, 2023

Student
  • Sibling roots spread wide at USI

    USI is well known for its high-impact educational programs, beautiful campus and friendly, caring community. But a lesser-known fact is that almost entire families have attended the University, leaving legacies that have had an impact on the USI community, as much as the University has an impact on them.

    December 8, 2023

  • USI’s Center for Applied Research partners with doctor on stroke recovery device

    Since 2020, Steven Stump, Director of USI’s Center for Applied Research (CAR), has assisted Dr. Luke Barr, Director of Neurology at Deaconess Health Systems, in creating and marketing his invention, the Polyform-1H. This project is just one of many showcasing how USI resources can help the community while students gain valuable experience.

    November 28, 2023

  • The Farmers Who Fought: Spring Break project leads to publication for USI history major

    What started off as a Spring Break project to keep sophomore history major Mckenna Love busy evolved into a published manuscript. This past July, Love published her first book, The Farmers Who Fought, a genealogy about three of her great-grandparents, William Haber, Roy McCurry and John Wheeler, who fought in World War II.  

    September 29, 2023

  • USI students put project to the test at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Six USI students are spending time this summer in Pasadena, California, not for a sunny vacation, but to utilize the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the California Institute of Technology to test a project the group has been working on since October 2022.

    June 20, 2023

  • USI students make a splash

    Last week, USI’s Solar Splash team competed in Solar Splash, the world championship of collegiate solar boating, in Springfield, Ohio, over the course of five days. The team earned points in seven categories, earning third place in the qualifying event and the slalom race, winning the design award for Outstanding Hull Design, being named Most Improved Team and placing third overall in the competition. 

    June 13, 2023

Events
  • USI organizations return to the 2023 West Side Nut Club Fall Festival

    The first week of October is approaching, which means the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival is returning to west Franklin Street. The Fall Fest is also an amazing opportunity for USI organizations to raise money and connect with the greater Evansville community. 

    September 29, 2023

  • One more float down West Franklin Street

    For more than a century, October means one thing in Evansville, Indiana—the Westside Nut Club Fall Festival. Blocks of Franklin Street on the city’s west side are closed to accommodate over 150 food booths slinging deep-fried treats and hundreds of food options.

    September 29, 2023

  • USI annual Wellness Fair returns on September 27

    An annual event integral to the Fall Semester here at USI, the Wellness Fair is set to bring almost 60 vendors to campus for students, employees and retirees on Wednesday, September 27 in the Screaming Eagles Arena.

    September 19, 2023

  • Student organizations to host first USI PrideFest

    USI Gender and Sexuality Resources and the Student Government Association (SGA) is set to cohost the inaugural University of Southern Indiana PrideFest event.

    October 20, 2022

  • USI takes on Fall Fest, student-athletes to be showcased during annual parade

    Fall has returned to the Evansville area, and that means one very exciting event is returning to the West Side—the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival. This year, there will be more than 137 food booths on the highly-coveted Munchie Map, including seven from various USI clubs, organizations and fraternities and sororities.

    September 27, 2022

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