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  • Rice Library’s recommended reading list

    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

  • Common App to open doors to prospective students

    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

  • For the birds

    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

  • Safety on campus

    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

  • 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

  • TRIO students experience educational and cultural adventure

    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

  • All in the family

    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

  • Ruth, her husband Ken and their four grandsons.

    A Path of Persistence

    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

  • 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

  • USI annual Wellness Fair set for September 28 in the Screaming Eagles Complex

    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

  • Journey to New Harmony

    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

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