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  • Death in the USI family

    Leah Suzanne “Suzy” Wise, retired senior administrative assistant in the President’s Office and sister of Terri Bischoff, assistant director of Publishing Services, passed away on April 20, 2014 after bravely battling cancer for three years.

    Leah is survived by her companion, Larry Pauley of Princeton; her daughter, Heather Piermattei and granddaughter, McKenzie Ryan, both of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida; her mother Yvonne Wise and sister Terri Bischoff and brother in-law Brad all of Evansville, Indiana; her brother Rod Wise and sister in-law Stacy of Arlington, Texas; along with nieces and nephews.  Her father, Roy Wise preceded her in death.

    Leah requested in lieu of a funeral service and burial, to be cremated and have a memorial for her with family and friends at a later date.

    The full obituary will be published in the Courier & Press.

  • Free shredding and electronic recycling day - April 22

    ShredX and C & I Electronics will be on campus Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 10am to 1pm at parking Lot “N” (between the University Center and Liberal Arts Buildings) as part of their continuing community outreach program efforts and to celebrate Earth Day.  Hopefully, this will be an ideal time for faculty, administrative and support staff,  and the student body to utilize the free service and dispose of personal files and to recycle acceptable electronic items.  ShredX enables paper documents to be recycled into another paper product. USI Recycling Staff will be on site to assist if needed. C & I Electronics recycles what they can but also provide proper disposal of any hazardous materials contained in the electronic equipment.  There will also be some recycling handouts so please make sure to stop by.

    It is important to emphasize that nothing can be dropped off early! There can be confidentiality issues with some paper documents and the possibility that wind could scatter paper across campus.  Each company’s guidelines follow for what is acceptable and not acceptable are:

    ShredX:               

    • Documents will not be shredded on site but taken to the ShredX facility at 816 E. Louisiana Street and confidentially shredded. 
    • Please limit the number of phonebooks, magazines, and newspapers you place in the paper containers.
    • Each individual is asked not to bring more than 100 pounds (approximately three copy paper boxes) of documents per person.
    • Paper clips, rubber bands, staples and metal clips do not have to be removed.

    C & I Electronics:

    • Examples of acceptable items are: CRT monitors, LCD displays, computers, fax machines, copiers, laptops, cell phones, PDAs, cables, printed circuit boards, connectors, electrical equipment, IT equipment (including hubs, switches, servers, routers, racks, etc. ), telecommunication equipment, laboratory test equipment, television production equipment, VCR’s, uninterruptable power supply equipment, televisions, microwave ovens, rechargeable batteries and scrap metal.
    • Examples of non-acceptable items are: Fluorescent light bulbs, refrigerators, stoves, vacuum cleaners and dehumidifiers.
  • Liberal Arts Faculty Colloquium

    Dr.Jessica Garcés Jensen, assistant professor of French will present "Contemporary French Fiction and the Female Reproductive Experience", from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., Friday, April 25 in Kleymeyer Hall.

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  • Students collecting school and hygiene supplies for Ghana trip

    USI students will be collecting school and hygiene supplies to provide for Ghanaian children while in Ghana, Africa this summer.

    A table will be set up outside of the University Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 21 and 22.

    What to bring: pens, pencils, paper, notebooks, markers, crayons, folders, shampoo, conditioners, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap (trial sizes are perfect). All items must be new.

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  • USI Chamber Choir will perform in Rice Library

    The USI Chamber Choir will perform in concert Tuesday, April 22 at 7:00 pm in the second floor reading room of the USI Rice Library. 

    This concert will feature works by Monteverdi, Gallus, Gjeilo, Billings, Hogan and a suite of Irish Traditional music for choir and traditional instruments by the group's conductor, Daniel Craig. The concert will feature the university's new Irish Traditional Ensemble. The evening's concert comes in preparation for the choir's sixth tour to Ireland which will take place in May. 

    This concert is free and open to the public. 

  • Master of Arts in English open house

    There will be an open house for the Master’s of Arts in English (MAE) program on April 30, 3-6 p.m. in the third floor lobby of the Orr Center.  There will be further information about the MAE program, including formal presentations about the program at 3:30 and 4:30.  This event is free and open to the public.

    For further information, contact Dr. Charles Conaway, Director of the Master of Arts in English 812-461-5435 or via email conaway@usi.edu.

  • Pulitzer finalist, poet Adrian Matejka to read at USI

    Adrian Matejka, a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, will offer a free public reading of his poetry at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in Kleymeyer Hall in the Liberal Arts Center at the University of Southern Indiana. The event is part of USI’s celebration of National Poetry Month.

    The reading is sponsored by USI’s College of Liberal Arts and New Harmony Writers Workshop, at which Matejka will be a member of the faculty June 8-14 in New Harmony, Indiana. Read more.

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  • Midnight Breakfast call for volunteers

    At the start of finals week each semester the Student Housing Association (SHA), APB and Sodexo hosts a Midnight Breakfast at The Loft for students to partake in as they prepare for their finals. This year, the Midnight Breakfast is scheduled for Tuesday, April 29th  from 9:00pm-midnight.

    Traditionally, we like to make a call for volunteers who would be willing to assist with various tasks at the event. We will need greeters, servers, and people to help bus tables as the night progresses. If you would be interested in volunteering at Midnight Breakfast, please reply to Karen Huseman at kahuseman@usi.edu  and specify how long and what you would like to assist with that night. We have three shifts to choose from (8:45 – 9:45, 9:45 – 10:45 and 10:45 – midnight). Midnight Breakfast is an event that our students enjoy very much, and it will be great to have you take part in this program and support our students as they prepare for their final exams! Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the night of Tuesday, April 29th!

  • Rice Library extended hours

    April 18-20........................Friday-Sunday (Easter/University closed)...CLOSED

    April 21-25........................Monday-Friday..........................7:00am-2:00am
    April 26.............................Saturday..................................9:00am-2:00am
    April 27.............................Sunday.......................................Noon-2:00am
    April 28-May 2...................Monday-Friday..........................7:00am-2:00am

    May 3...............................Saturday...................................9:00am-2:00am
    May 4...............................Sunday........................................Noon-2:00am
    May 5-6............................Monday-Tuesday........................7:00am-2:00am
    May 7...............................Wednesday................................7:00am-8:00pm

  • Guest Speaker Series in April

    At 6 p.m., April 11, in Mitchell Auditorium: Brian Boyle will talk about his near-fatal car accident, his road to recovery, and his appreciation for the amazing healthcare providers.

    At 6 p.m., April 22, in the UC East 2217: Dr. Frederick Wallisch will focus on population health management and its impact on the future of healthcare.

    At 6 p.m., April 29, in UC East 2217: Joashua D. Mischler '07 will speak about his experiences and the practices of an engineer.

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  • Friday Night in the Forum - April and May schedule

    Friday Night in the Forum is free public film series in conjunction with USI’s  “ENG 285: Introduction to Film” class generously sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts at USI and hosted by Eric D. Braysmith with theatrical DLP widescreen projection, original formats and languages (with sub-titles). Informally-guided discussions will follow each film for those who wish to stay.

    Friday,  April  25 Chasing Ice  (2012)    (PG-13)  75 min   

    7:30pm  part of the “Science Friday Night in the Forum” series co-sponsored by the Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education

    Director/Director of Photography:  Jeff Orlowski    

    Starring/Time-Lapse Photography:  James Balog

    Discussion led by Dr. Katie Winsett, USI  Biology Department

     

    Friday,  May 2 Holy Motors  (2012)    (France) 115 min

    7:30pm  Writer/Drector:  Leos Carax

    Starring:  Denis Lavant, Eva Mendes, Kylie Menogue

     

    See the entire list for this semester on the Friday Night in the Forum Facebook page.

  • Safe Zone faculty and staff training set for April 30

    Training for faculty and staff from 9:00 a.m. – noon, Wednesday, April 30th, both in Carter Hall in University Center West. Training is free.

    The training program sheds light on issues facing the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, and equips participants with the information they need to become an ally.

    Registration: http://tristatesafezone.org/trainings.html

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  • Children's Learning Center needs your help collecting plastic caps

    The Children's Learning Center is asking for your help in collecting plastic bottle caps and soft plastic lids. The plastic will be repurposed and used to build a child-size picnic table for the Center.

    Teachers are using the experience to teach the children the importance of recycling.

    Donations may be brought directly to the Center.

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  • Submit news for Faculty/Staff Achievements page

    News and Information Services has recently added a Faculty/Staff Achievements page to recognize employees for their accomplishments and successes. Submit news to John Farless at jafarless@usi.edu


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