University of Evansville

Evansville medical campus to open in August

A new medical campus in southwestern Indiana is expected to open to students from three universities in August.

Construction on the facility in downtown Evansville is about 80 percent complete, the Evansville Courier & Press reported. The facility will host students from Indiana University, University of Southern Indiana and University of Evansville.

IU officials said they hope the new facility's urban setting can be an effective recruiting tool for students.

The new four-story facility will offer medical programs, including dental, and will include classrooms, labs, work stations and administrative offices.

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