University of Evansville

Evansville medical campus dumps its tongue-twisting name

A medical campus under construction in downtown Evansville has a new name after officials dumped its tongue-twisting original name.

The campus was initially known as the Multi-Institutional Academic Health Science & Research Center, but the project's partners realized that was too wordy.

The Evansville Courier & Press reports the campus will now be known as the Evansville Center for Health Sciences.

The four-story center is scheduled for an Aug. 9 ribbon-cutting ceremony in the city that's about 170 miles southwest of Indianapolis.

About 500 students in various medical programs from Indiana University, the University of Southern Indiana...