Fall Semester is creeping toward us; if you’re looking for one more good book to finish out your summer reading or something for the fall, check out these recommendations from the Rice Library staff!
July 25, 2023
Many students may be on summer break, but USI is hard at work when it comes to enrollment and preparing for the next academic year. As Strategic Enrollment Management continues to recruit new students, a new online application portal and mobile app, Common App, will be one way the University connects with prospective students to receive applications.
July 14, 2023
July 13, 2023
Dr. Kent Scheller, Professor of Physics, lent a helping wing this summer to the Fort Branch-Johnson Township Public Library with a few other volunteers as they built a new chicken coop for the organization.
July 11, 2023
USI is a beautiful campus spread across 1,400 acres and filled with several buildings, residence halls, parking lots, miles of trails and much more. An important part of keeping campus functioning is ensuring it is safe—the Rave Alert Systems and Rave Guardian smartphone app are important tools that help USI Public Safety officers ensure all who work on, live on or visit campus are protected.
July 10, 2023
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
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
Higher education is about opportunities for all students, no matter their background. USI is made up of departments, offices, faculty and staff dedicated to the success of our Screaming Eagles, who participated in a cultural enrichment trip to Puerto Rico during the 2023 spring break.
May 23, 2023
There are a plethora of reasons to attend USI—location, cost, classroom size, the list goes on and on. Some students are generational, following the footsteps of parents or older siblings in attending the University. And occasionally, family members attend USI together. We share the stories of two sets of family members who graduated together this Spring Semester!
May 9, 2023
Each graduate has a USI journey that is as unique as they are. Ruth (Harris) Wallis is no exception. She started her higher education path in 1984. Now, nearly 40 years after she started, Wallis is completing her degree.
April 28, 2023
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
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
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
The annual Wellness Fair is set to return to campus, kicking off at 9 a.m. Wednesday, September 28 on courts A and B in the Screaming Eagles Complex. This event encompasses physical, emotional, financial, intellectual, spiritual and environmental health topics, and USI students, employees and retirees are encouraged to attend.
September 20, 2022
As if the Fall 2022 Semester wasn’t already taking off in full swing USI’s Historic New Harmony has developed a groundbreaking pilot program welcoming the entire USI freshman class to New Harmony, Indiana. The program will transport freshman students to New Harmony, both physically and intellectually, combining campus involvement with community engagement and creating a uniform experience for students to connect the cultural and creative space of Historic New Harmony to their academic disciplines.
September 9, 2022
September 27, 2023
September 26, 2023
September 26, 2023
USI art faculty Alisa (AL) Holen, Associate Professor of Ceramics, and Brett Anderson, Associate Professor of Art History, along with Erika Anderson, Adjunct in the College of Liberal Arts, will be jurying Wall to Table, an art exhibit at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana.
Taylor Gogel '13 M'19, Assistant Director of Development and Chair of Administrative Senate, and 11 USI alumni have been named to The Rotary Club of Evansville's annual 20 Under 40 Class of 2023 list.
John Morris, Instructor in Radio and Television, recently received an honorable mention award at the second annual Wesselman Woods juried art exhibition. Morris' piece was titled "Goose Grandeur."
David A. Bower, Vice President for Development and Alumni Engagement and President of USI Foundation, has recertified as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).
Rosalie Moffett, Assistant Professor of English, will release a new book of poetry, Making A Living, in 2024 from publisher Milkweed Editions.