USI events and updates for the week of 4/8/2024


USI events and updates for the week of 4/8/2024

APRIL 9, 2024

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 8


USI is excited to host a free and open-to-the-public event, Solarpalooza, culminating with the Total Solar Eclipse today, Monday, April 8. The event will feature a full day of experiential learning and engagement.

Noon Wednesday, April 10

USI Center for Communal Studies to present Pocket Neighborhoods by Ross Chapin

The USI Center for Communal Studies will host Ross Chapin, an architect, community planner and author from Seattle, Washington, virtually at noon on Wednesday, April 10. Chapin will present on Pocket Neighborhoods, sharing their origins, key design principles and examples across many locales.

4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11

USI Southern Indiana Reading Series to present virtual reading by acclaimed poet Edgar Kunz

The Southern Indiana Reading Series will present a virtual reading and Q&A by Edgar Kunz, acclaimed poet, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11. This event is open to the public at no charge. Registration is required.


April 17

USI conference focuses on healthcare research, evidence-based practice

A former member of the USI Nursing faculty will be the keynote speaker at the 28th annual USI Research, Evidence-Based Practice and Performance Improvement in Healthcare Conference, slated for Wednesday, April 17 in Carter Hall, located in University Center West.

April 18-21

USI Theatre closes 2023-24 season with The Wolves

The USI Theatre Department is proud to present its last production of the 2023-24 season, The Wolves, written by Sarah DeLappe and directed by Eric Altheide, Professor of Theatre. Performances will run from Thursday, April 18 through Sunday, April 21 in the USI Performance Center. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. for the Saturday and Sunday matinees.

April 24-26

USI to present 40th annual Historic New Harmony Heritage Artisans Days 

USI is excited to present Historic New Harmony’s 40th annual Heritage Artisans Days, happening Wednesday through Friday, April 24-26. Artisans will demonstrate their professions and roles as they were in the 19th century. Students from the Tri-state area will hear and see how these artisans lived and worked in the early days of New Harmony.

April 25

USI Rethinking Autism Conference to aim to shift lens on autism

The University will present the 2024 Rethinking Autism Conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25 in Carter Hall, located in University Center West. The Conference is intended for physicians, nurses, therapists, mental health professionals, community providers, students and parents.  Registration is required. Early bird rates are available through World Autism Day on Tuesday, April 2.

June 28-30 and June 24 through August 30

USI to partner with Evansville African American Museum to present Black Art Workshop Weekend and Exhibition

The USI Art and Design Department will partner with the Evansville African American Museum to present the Black Art Workshop and Exhibition in the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries, located in the lower level of the Liberal Arts Center. The workshop event is set for Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30, and the exhibition will run Monday, June 24 to Friday, August 30.