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Winnecke: Stone Center "tip of iceberg"

Aug 10, 2018

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke calls the downtown economic boost already prompted by the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences “the tip of the iceberg.” WNIN's John Gibson spoke with the mayor Tuesday and he said a trip to Michigan helped officials determine a vision for Indiana University’s expansion in Evansville… 

Full Coverage Of Stone Center Grand Opening

Aug 9, 2018
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

We've interviewed a variety of community leaders and health professionals for our special coverage of the grand opening of the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences. If you missed our on-air coverage throughout the day, or if you want to listen again, you'll find a comprehensive list of the segments we produced for the center's dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting:

WNIN's Emily Miles spoke with local entrepreneurs and young people about the changing culture of innovation in the city. 

Stone Family Center Officially Opens

Aug 9, 2018
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

Downtown Evansville was teeming with young adults in white coats Thursday morning. They gathered in the ballroom of the Old National Events Plaza for the dedication ceremony for the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences. 

"I take great pride and feel deep gratitude in presenting these symbolic keys to the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences," said Sarah Schuler, president of Evansville-based architecture firm VPS, as she handed keys to the presidents of Indiana University, the University of Evansville, and the University of Southern Indiana.

Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

Dr. Katie Ehlman is professor of gerontology and director of the Center for Healthy Aging and Wellness at USI. She’s not moving to the Stone Family Center downtown, but she spoke with WNIN’s Isaiah Seibert last week about how the facility could improve geriatric teaching, research, and care in the Evansville area.

Tour The New Medical Campus

Aug 9, 2018
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

WNIN’s Isaiah Seibert had a chance to preview the Stone Family Center before its Aug. 9 grand opening. He was guided by Mary Kessler, dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences at the University of Evansville.

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