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Feb. 12, 2016

VINCENNES, Ind. - A two-person exhibition in sculpture and painting by Indiana University artists will open February. 16, 2016, at Vincennes University’s Shircliff Gallery.  The exhibition will continue through March 17, 2016.

There will be a reception and artist talk with Tina Newberry, associate professor of Art at Indiana University Bloomington, at the Gallery on Feb. 17, 11 a.m. to 12 noon (EST).  The exhibition will also feature the works of Robert Millard-Mendez, associate professor of Art at the University of Southern Indiana, who will present a sculpture workshop on March 1, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, at VU’s Center for Art and Design.

Both artists combine their love for Americana.  Sources used by Millard-Mendez include: mythology, science, history and...

Feb. 12, 2016

VINCENNES, Ind. - Nine high schools will compete in the 2016 Regional Science Olympiad on February 13, 2016 at Vincennes University.

The Opening Ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. (EST) in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center with the Closing Ceremony schedule at approximately 3:45 p.m., also at the Skelton Center.

High schools competing at VU include Evansville Central, Mitchell, New Albany/Floyd County, Evansville North, Sullivan, Terre Haute South, West Washington, Evansville Bosse, and Vincennes Rivet.

"Vincennes University has a long track record of support for the Science Olympiad, which includes some excellent scholarship opportunities.  The competition provides students with an opportunity to connect their interests with the exceptional value that...

Feb. 10, 2016

Vincennes University Board of Trustees

John Stachura, Chair

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Retreat and Board Meeting Schedule

Aviation Technology Center
2175 S. Hoffman Road, Indianapolis, IN
(All times Eastern Standard Time)

Board Retreat:  8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., ATC Room 1079

University Affairs Committee:  3:15 p.m., ATC Room 1079

Honorary Doctorate Ad Hoc Committee:  3:30 p.m., ATC Room 1079

Regular Session:  3:40 p.m., ATC Hangar
Call to Order
Roll Call/Acceptance of Agenda
Approval of Minutes
Chairman’s Remarks
Reports of Trustee Subcommittees:
*  University Affairs
Reports from the Administration Leadership:
*  Enrollment Report
President’s Comments

Feb. 09, 2016

Should faculty members carry firearms on college campuses? That will be the topic of debate on Feb 9, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. (EST), at Vincennes University’s Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.

The public is invited to the debate which is sponsored by VU’s Center for Research and Learning. The Center has sponsored debates on a range of public policy topics.  

The Center has proposed this debate in the context of a spree of shootings that have occurred across the country. Currently most college campuses, including VU, have policies prohibiting any firearms on campus outside of campus police departments.

Taking the side that proposes firearms should be allowed are Lou Caprino, chair of VU’s Homeland Security program, and William Gollmitzer, professor of Law Enforcement...

Feb. 08, 2016

VINCENNES, Ind. - The culture and cuisine of Asia will be celebrated at Vincennes University on Feb. 11, 6:00 p.m. (EST), at Green Activities Center.  The Asian Culture Night will feature a dinner and highlights of Asian culture through the eyes of VU’s international students who originate from those areas.

Tickets cost $8 per person and must be purchased in advance at the VU Bookstore located in the Beckes Student Union.  VU students and employees may receive one free ticket by visiting the Student Center.

The menu will feature orange chicken, lo mein noodles, steamed and fried rice, spring rolls, crispy green beans, sweet potato soup, spring salad, gyoza fried pot stickers, steamed dumplings, and beverage.


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