This Week at USI


Below is a list of events and activities happening in and around the USI community this week:


Now through Saturday, September 30

USI waiving undergraduate application fee last week of September in collaboration with College GO! campaign

In conjunction with the College GO! campaign, sponsored by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, USI invites Indiana students to submit their undergraduate admission applications for free this week.

Prospective undergraduate Indiana students should apply at by midnight September 30 to ensure the fee is waived.

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10 a.m. Monday, September 25

USI College of Liberal Arts Global Salon Series to feature array of presentations this Fall

Dr. Denise Lynn, Professor of History, will give a presentation on the anti-Korean War movement and how women played a pivotal role in Kleymeyer Hall, located in the lower level of the Liberal Arts Center.

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3 p.m. Thursday, September 28

USI to welcome IU Associate Professor for artist talk September 28

USI will welcome Brian Harper, artist and IU Associate Professor of Fine Arts, to campus Thursday, September 28. He will be speaking on his exhibition on display in the MAC/Pace Galleries, Precarious Change, at 3 p.m. in Kleymeyer Hall, located in the lower level of the Liberal Arts Center.

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3 p.m. Friday, September 29

USI Essence of Excellence Summit to focus on “Excellence as a Mindset,” feature first-generation educator

The 12th annual University of Southern Indiana Multicultural Center Essence of Excellence Summit is set for 3 p.m. Friday, September 29 in Carter Hall, located in University Center West. This year’s theme, “Excellence is a Mindset,” aims to provide all college students, especially those of historically underrepresented backgrounds, the knowledge, tools and skills to achieve better versions of themselves.

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October 5-7

USI Communal Studies Association Conference to explore communal theory, practice and impact

The Communal Studies Association (CSA) Conference will meet Thursday through Saturday, October 5-7, on the USI campus and in New Harmony, Indiana. The theme for the 2023 Conference is “Communal Theory, Practice and Impact,” in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the CSA.

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October 12-15

USI Theatre to present Dracula in October

USI Theatre will begin its 2023-24 season with Dracula, Kate Hamill’s adaptation of the classic novel by Bram Stoker, directed by Eric Altheide, Professor of Theatre. Performances will run Thursday, October 12 to Sunday, October 15 in the USI Performance Center.

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October 18

USI to host Evansville Mayoral Debate October 18 in USI Performance Center

USI will host an Evansville Mayoral Debate, presented by WNIN Public Media, Wednesday, October 18 in the USI Performance Center on campus. The debate will feature the three Evansville mayoral candidates: Republican Natalie Rascher, Democrat Stephanie Terry and Libertarian Michael Daugherty.

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October 26

USI to hold community roundtable event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

USI, with grant support from the Community-Engaged Alliance, will present a community roundtable event, “Speak Now: Addressing Domestic Violence in the Tri-state Area,” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, October 26 in University Center East, Rooms 2217-18. The roundtable discussion, organized by USI students, will honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month and will feature a range of community partner participants.

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October 27

USI Pharmacology Update Webinar slated for October 27

The USI Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning is hosting the annual Pharmacology Update for Healthcare Professionals Webinar, an all-day virtual workshop, on Friday, October 27.

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October 28

USI Live at the Apollo event to showcase variety of student talent

The USI Multicultural Center is set to host its annual Live at the Apollo event at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 28 in the USI Performance Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and the event is open to the public at no charge.

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October 29

USI Chamber and Women’s Choir to perform Fall Concert

The USI Chamber Choir and Women’s Choir, directed by Daniel Craig, Associate Professor of Music, will perform their 2023 Fall Concert Sunday, October 29 in the Rice Library second floor Reading Room.

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