This Week at USI


7 p.m. Friday, February 9

USI to continue French film festival

The University of Southern Indiana’s College of Liberal Arts, World Languages and Cultures Department, and USI Society for Arts and Humanities will host the Tournées Film Festival, a French film festival continuing on Fridays through February 23. This week’s film, The Missing Picture, will be screened at 7 p.m. in Forum One. The film festival is free and open to the public. A discussion will follow each screening. More Information

9 a.m. Saturday, February 10

Hearts on Fire 5K

The ninth annual Hearts on Fire 5K, part of the Romain Screaming Eagles Running Series, will be held on Saturday, February 10 on the USI campus. This event a features an athlete division Run/Walk starting at 9 a.m. followed by a Cupid Fun Run (kids run) at 10:15 a.m. A portion of the proceeds from the Hearts on Fire 5K will be used to offer programming and provide professional development opportunities for student clubs within USI’s Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education. Read More

Open through Saturday, February 17

New Harmony Gallery hosting ceramics exhibition of artists-in-residence

The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art is hosting a ceramics exhibition, showcasing artists-in-residence at the New Harmony Clay Project, through Saturday, February 17. The exhibition is free and open to the public. A closing reception will be held at the gallery at 4 p.m. Saturday, February 17 prior to the Under the Beams concert featuring Daniel Hsu at 7:30 p.m. Read More

Open through Monday, February 19

Visiting artist to feature in dual exhibition at USI

The McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries will present two exhibits, IF/THEN: Sarah Martin and The Chair, writ small, through Monday, February 19.  Sarah Martin, University of Southern Indiana Art and Design Department visiting studio artist for spring 2018, will give a lecture on her work at 6:30 pm Monday, February 19 in Kleymeyer Hall in the Liberal Arts Center on the USI campus.  There will be a closing reception for both exhibitions and their artists immediately following the lecture in the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries. Read More

Opening Night: 7 p.m. Thursday, February 15

USI Theatre Continues Season with Italian American Reconciliation

University of Southern Indiana Theatre will continue its 2017-2018 season with the play Italian American Reconciliation, written by John Patrick Shanley. The production runs February 15-18 in the USI Performance Center located in University Center East on USI’s campus. Tickets are $2 for USI students, $10 for USI employees, $4 for non-USI students (student ID required), $10 seniors (60+), and $12 for adults. Shows start at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. for the Sunday matinee. To purchase tickets or for more information visit or call the box office at 812-465-1668. Read More

10:30 a.m. Friday, February 16

International Food Expo

The University of Southern Indiana Center for International Programs will host its annual International Food Expo at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 16 in Carter Hall. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 from the Center for International Programs Office in the University Center East, Room 1235, or at the door on the day of the Expo for $15. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity. For additional information, contact Nicole Vernon at or 812-228-5092. More Information

6:30 p.m. Monday, February 19

Evansville native to share homelessness journey as part of annual Symposium

Evansville native Terri “Detroit” Hughes will share her remarkable journey from Skid Row to the movie screen during a public screening of the documentary film “Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 19, in Carter Hall in the University Center at the University of Southern Indiana. This free, public event is associated with the Symposium on Homelessness, a student activity earlier in the day for which Hughes is the keynote speaker. Read More

6 p.m. Wednesday, February 21

Social activist Tia Oso to present 2018 Mandela Social Justice Day keynote address

Tia Oso, director of impact at Revolve Impact and a dynamic and experienced social justice leader, will present the keynote address for the University of Southern Indiana’s 2018 Nelson Mandela Social Justice Day at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 21 in Carter Hall located in University Center West. Oso’s address, “Chaos or Community: The Persistent Question in Achieving Racial Progress and Human Rights,” is free and open to the public. The keynote address is the culmination of a full day of activities meant to raise dialogue at USI around current issues of human and civil rights, public service, and activism. This event is sponsored by the USI College of Liberal Arts, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Multicultural Center, Counseling Center and the Office of Housing and Residence Life. Read More




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