This Week at USI

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Monday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 10

Fall Break

The University of Southern Indiana will not hold classes on Monday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 10. University offices will remain open both days. Classes will resume on Wednesday, October 11.

6 p.m. Wednesday, October 11

Hispanic Heritage Keynote speaker to speak on future of America

The University of Southern Indiana will host “Shaping the Bright Future of America,” a keynote address from Shayla Rivera, professor of practice and director of the ENGR[x] Program at Texas A&M University, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 11 in Carter Hall. The event, which is presented as part of Hispanic Heritage Month, is free and open to the public. Read More

4 p.m. Thursday, October 12

USI to host fifth annual Flowers on the Lake ceremony

The University of Southern Indiana’s Sexual Assault Gender Violence Prevention Committee will host their fifth annual Flowers on the Lake ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday, October 12 in front of the Liberal Arts building. The ceremony, held in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, is free and open to the public. Read More

4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 12

Southern Indiana Reading Series to hold reading from two acclaimed poets

The Southern Indiana Reading Series will present readings and discussions with two amazing poets, Matthew Guenette and Maggie Smith, on Thursday, October 12. The first reading will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the University of Southern Indiana Griffin Center, which will be followed by a reception. The second reading will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Red Bank Library in Evansville. Books will be available for purchase and for signing at both locations. Both events are free and open to the public. Read More

7 p.m. Thursday, October 12

Sculptor Richard Hunt to return to USI for free lecture

Richard Hunt, nationally renowned sculptor, will return to the University of Southern Indiana to present a free lecture entitled “Richard Hunt: American Sculptor” at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 12 in Carter Hall. Hunt’s presentation will be free and open to the public as seating is available. Hunt was last in Evansville for the dedication of his sculpture, From Our Past Toward Our Future, on the USI Quad on October 22, 2015. Read More

Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15

USI Theatre Opens the Season with Anon(ymous)

University of Southern Indiana Theatre will open its 2017-18 season with the play Anon(ymous), written by Naomi Iizuka. The production runs October 12-15 in the USI Performance Center located in University Center East on USI’s campus. Tickets are $2 for USI students, $12 for USI employees, $4 for non-USI students (student ID required), $13 seniors (60+), and $15 for adults. Shows start at 7:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. for the Sunday matinee. To purchase tickets or for more information visit USI.edu/Theatre or call the box office at 812-465-1668. Read More

Saturday, October 14

USI Parents and Family Weekend

The University of Southern Indiana welcomes families and friends to explore the campus and get a firsthand look at what life is like at USI. This event offers an opportunity to visit your student’s campus home, meet other USI families, take part in campus activities, meet President Linda L. M. Bennett, take a tour of campus and have your family photo taken with Archie, USI’s mascot. A full schedule of campus and area events can be found on the USI website.

11 a.m. Saturday, October 14

Global Crossroads festival to celebrate cultures thriving in southern Indiana

The University of Southern Indiana and Historic New Harmony will present the 4th annual Global Crossroads Multicultural Festival, highlighting the diverse cultures that thrive in southern Indiana. The festival is free and open to the public from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 14 at the Ribeyre Gymnasium in New Harmony Indiana. Global Crossroads celebrates a diverse mix of cultures through food trucks and booths, fair-trade gifts, children’s activities, live music, dance performances, education and more. The event attracted over 1,000 visitors from all over the Midwest in 2016. Read More

Exhibition open through Sunday, October 29

USI to hold double exhibition of photographs, prints

The McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries at the University of Southern Indiana will present two exhibits simultaneously. A Time and A Place: the Photographs of Sonny Brown from the University Archives and Special Collections and Richard Hunt: American Sculptor will both open on Wednesday, September 20 and run through Sunday, October 29. Former USI art faculty member Kristen Wilkins will present a free public lecture on the exhibit, “The Artist in the Archive: A Love Letter to the Photographic Object” at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 21 in Kleymeyer Hall in the Liberal Arts Center. A public reception for the exhibit will follow the presentation in the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries. Read More

Exhibit open through Friday, October 27

New Harmony Gallery exhibition to present four depictions of hinterlands

The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art opens its newest exhibition, Hinterlands, with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 16. The exhibition is free and open to the public from September 16 through October 27. This exhibition is possible through the generous support of the Efroymson Family Fund, the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts. Read More

10:30 a.m. Monday, October 30

Indiana Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at USI

The Supreme Court will travel to Carter Hall at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, to hear oral arguments in the case of B.A v. State of Indiana at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 30. Press interested in attending must contact Sarah Kidwell at sarah.kidwell@courts.in.gov by 12 p.m. Monday, October 23. The argument will be webcast live by the University of Southern Indiana and uploaded to the Court’s website in coming weeks.  Read More

10:30 a.m. Monday, October 30

Dr. Bill Thomas’ ChangingAging Tour to visit USI

The University of Southern Indiana will host Dr. Bill Thomas’ ChangingAging Tour on Monday, November 6 at the USI Performance Center. The event will include two performances: Disrupt Dementia from 2:30 to 4 p.m., and Life’s Most Dangerous Game from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The performances are made possible by AARP Indiana, USI and the USI Foundation. Tickets can be purchased at https://changingaging.org/event/evansville-in/. Read More

Registration open now; March to be held Saturday, November 4

Registration now open for 16th annual Norwegian Foot March

The 16th annual Norwegian Foot March will take participants 18.6 miles through the rolling hills of Evansville’s west side. Carrying a 25-pound rucksack, participants will begin and end at the University of Southern Indiana, working to make it back to the finish line in under four and a half hours. It’s an experience unlike any other, happening Saturday, November 4, 2017. Registration is currently open for the 16th annual Norwegian Foot March. ROTC cadets, Soldiers and veterans, as well as civilians, may register individually or as part of a four-member team. Registration can be completed online or by calling USI Outreach and Engagement at 812-464-1989. Read More

Appointments accepted now for Monday, November 6 and Wednesday, November 8

USI Dental Hygiene Clinic to repeat free dental cleanings for veterans

The University of Southern Indiana Dental Hygiene Clinic will provide free dental cleaning, fluoride and X-rays for military veterans on November 6 and 8, 2017. In an attempt to serve more veterans, the USI Dental Hygiene Program will schedule appointments during both day and evening hours again this year. Read More

 

 

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