This Week at USI

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Simulation at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 5; Camp runs Monday, June 4 – Friday, June 8

USI, SWI-AHEC partner with EVSC for Public Health Camp

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation’s Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center (SICTC), in collaboration with Southwest Indiana Area Health Education Center (SWI-AHEC), is hosting a one-week summer public health camp, “Go Viral: Be a Disease Detective.” The camp is for students currently in the seventh and eighth grades in Gibson, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick counties who are interested in exploring epidemiology and careers in public health. The camp will be held in the morning, June 4-8, 2018, at the SICTC, 1901 Lynch Road in Evansville. Dr. Erin Reynolds, assistant professor of Health Services in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at the University of Southern Indiana, and Gwen Barnett, Health Science Education instructor at SICTC, will lead a variety of activities to teach students about epidemiology, food safety, global health, using a microscope and how to collect and analyze data. On Tuesday, June 5 between 8:30 and 10 a.m., Go Viral “detectives” will don protective gear (gloves, gowns and head coverings) to investigate a simulated food poisoning outbreak. For more information, contact Kerseclia Patterson, Academic Outreach Coordinator at Southwest Indiana AHEC, 812-228-5048, or email kpatterson@usi.eduRead More

Summer 2018

Summer camps and activities to be offered at USI

Registration is now open for a variety of camps offered this summer through the University of Southern Indiana. The camps each have a different focus, and range from engineering and other STEM-related themes to sports and general enrichment. Visit USI.edu/summer for the full listing of camps and registration information.

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24; Thursday, June 28– Sunday, July 1

New Harmony Theatre 2018 season to begin in June with Born Yesterday

The 2018 New Harmony Theatre season will open with the 1946 comedy Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin, running June 22-24 and June 28-July 1. Tickets are on sale now, and season tickets may be purchased through opening night. All evening performances start at 7:30 p.m. and matinees begin at 2 p.m. Individual adult tickets are $30. Discounted tickets are available for students, seniors, and groups. Season tickets are $72 for adults, $66 for seniors (60 and over) and $30 for those age 25 and younger. All performances take place at the historic Murphy Auditorium, 419 Tavern Street in New Harmony, Indiana. Read More

STUDENT EVENTS

A collection of events on campus and in the community sponsored by USI student organizations can be found on the USI events calendar by clicking here.

Wednesday, August 8 – Friday, August 10; Early registration ends Friday, July 27

Early registration deadline nears for Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness

The University of Southern Indiana and SWIRCA and More, the local agency on aging, will present the 11th annual Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness (MAIA) on the USI campus on August 9 and 10, with a pre-conference workshop on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care scheduled for August 8. The conference this year will feature four public keynote speakers: Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA; Ashton Applewhite; Jeff Speck, AICP, CNU-A, LEED-AP; and Bill Thomas, MD. The deadline for a reduced registration fee is Friday, July 27. After that date, the rate increases for the pre-conference workshop and one- and two-day registrations. There is a discounted rate for students and retirees. More information about registering is online at USI.edu/maia or by calling 812-464-1989. Read More

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