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Thursday, October 4, 2012

* Think Outside the Lunch Box

UE’s faculty speaker series kicks off its third season this Thursday, October 4 at 12:00N at Old National Bank’s main branch in downtown Evansville. Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi, assistant professor and director of UE’s Public Health Program will present, The Flu and You: What to Know and How to Prepare.

In 2009, when the H1N1 pandemic swept across the globe, the event dominated news headlines, and public health authorities urged Americans to get vaccinated against the virus. While the flu receives much less attention in a typical year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that up to one in five Americans contract the flu each year, and more than 200,000 are hospitalized for flu-related complications.

Patel-Dovlatabadi’s presentation is timely with flu season fast approaching. She will present basic preparations for the flu and will discuss her research that finds that antibiotics are often misprescribed for the treatment of influenza, which contributes to the development of antibiotic resistance — a serious public health concern.

The UE community is encouraged to attend this public event. Attendees are welcome to eat lunch during the presentation. There is a restaurant conveniently located in the bank lobby.

 

* Campus Input for Tobacco Policy –All Students, Faculty, Staff, Administrators Invited!

Please let the Tobacco Task Force hear your ideas about the future tobacco policy at UE. You can come to any of the four sessions.

Thursday, October 4, 1:30-3:00p.m. – Listening Post (drop-in session), Graves Hall 311
Thursday, October 4, 6:00-7:00 p.m. – Public Forum, Hyde 126
Wednesday, October 10, 10:00-11:30 a.m. – Listening Post (drop-in session), Graves Hall 311
Tuesday, October 16, 10:45-11:45 – Public Forum, Hyde 126

For further information contact Lynn Penland, Chair, Tobacco Task Force, lp22@evansville.edu, x1134.
 

What's Happening Today

* InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Conversation Cafe on Thursday

Have you ever wondered what the big deal about Jesus is? Or why a loving God would allow so much suffering in the world? Come join Intervarsity Christian Fellowship as we discuss these and other questions you may have in an open question forum! We will be hosting Conversation Cafe this Thursday, October 4, in the Morton/Brentano Pit at 4:00 p.m. and in the Powell Lobby at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome regardless of your religious background

* Crescent's October Issue to be Passed Out on Thursday

Crescent Magazine will be passing out the October issue on Thursday, October 4 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Just listen for the music outside Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building, in Memorial Plaza, and outside Café Court! Find out more about Crescent Magazine and read previous issues online on the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/uecrescent.

 

* Linguapalooza Set for October 4

The Department of Foreign Languages will be having its eighth annual Linguapalooza on Thursday, October 4.  Area high school students have been invited to campus to sharpen their foreign language skills by participating in culture, conversation and interactive sessions throughout the day. The last session will be an initiation to an additional foreign language:  Chinese, French, Gaelic, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Wolof.  Students will also take a tour of campus in their studied language.  Eleven area high schools are participating this year with a total of 108 students.  The schools are:  Tecumseh, Bosse, Castle, Mater Dei, Jasper, Mt. Vernon, Harrison, North, Loogootee, Boonville, and Evansville Day.

Upcoming Events

* Save the Date for Calvin Klein!

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, October 24 to see Calvin Klein, the award-winning fashion icon and creator of one the world’s best known brands.   The Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana Institute Speaker Series is pleased to sponsor Mr. Klein’s presentation “Lessons From the Runway to Success:  Leadership and Building a Global Brand” in both Indianapolis and Evansville.  Tickets are currently on sale for the Indianapolis luncheon event.  For more information, please visit www.globalindiana.com.   The Evansville lecture, slated to begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Victory Theatre, is free and open to the public.    Doors open at 6:00 p.m.  For more information, call 812-488-2455 or e-mail globalindiana@evansville.edu.

* Networking Event and Seminar

Tri-State World Trade Network will present a networking event and seminar on the University of Southern Indiana's campus (free transportation provided) on Thursday, October 18. The event is from 9-11:30 a.m., with registration startig at 8 a.m. Submitting your résumé through UE JobLink by October 12 will secure your reservation and guarantee your résumé will be included in the résumé book given to representatives from the following organizations:

Berry Plastics
Mead Johnson Nutrition
Industrial Contractors
Red Spot Paint & Varnish
SABIC
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana

Follow these steps to RSVP by Friday, October 12
Login to UE JobLink
Search jobs for ‘Global Work Seminar’ (listing #716564)
Click apply, submit résumé

This is not an interview or job opportunity.  This seminar will feature speakers from the above organizations who will share key qualities to be successful abroad as well as internships available with global companies.  A few days before the event, you will receive confirmation and travel arrangements.

* Seniors — Be a Part of the 2013 LinC

Seniors — be a part of the 2013 LinC! Make your yearbook senior portrait appointment before Fall Break. Call (812) 488–2846 to reserve a time or visit Student Publications, located on the second floor of Ridgway University Center, Pictures will be taken the week of Oct. 15–19.

* TIAA-CREF Counseling

A TIAA CREF representative will be on the UE campus on Wednesday, October 17 for individual counseling sessions.  To schedule an appointment, call TIAA CREF at 1-800-732-8353 or 317-706-6200.   The sessions are held in the Clifford Rare Books Room of the University Libraries (Room 158).  If you have any questions, call Carol McCraney at extension 2943.

* Lecture on Graphic/Visual and Interaction Design

The Department of Art is pleased to host UE graduate Melissa Martin who will be giving a lecture on "The Intersection Between Graphic/Visual and Interaction Design" on Friday, October 5, at 10:00 a.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. Melissa graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication Design in 2003. She has gone on to graduate with a Master of Fine Arts in Design from California College of the Arts in San Francisco, CA. Melissa is currently working as a Senior Interaction Designer for Method in San Francisco, CA and has taught undergraduate and graduate design courses at the California College of the Arts. The community is welcome to attend.

* Attention Faculty: Event Planned to Develop Social Responsibility through New Classes

Attention faculty: UE and USI are co-hosting an event intended to develop ideas for social responsibility that can be addressed through new courses. If you are interested in learning about some specific projects that can addressed through a new or existing course, please RSVP to csi@evansville.edu. The Listening to Communities convention will take place on Tuesday, October 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Full attendance is requested. A continental Breakfast and a lunch will be provided.

For further questions contact Chris Mohn, Director of General Education or Geoff Edwards, Director of the Center for Student Engagement.
 

Info You Should Know

* Writing Center Open by "Special" Appointment During Fall Break

If you would like a Writing Center appointment during Fall Break, just email Linda Bathon at lb24@evansville.edu at least 24 hours in advance of the day and time you wish to visit with a mentor. She will arrange a special appointment for you. For normal scheduling purposes, i.e., via the online appointment calendar, the Writing Center will close at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, and reopen at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10.

* Fall Break Campus Dining Hours

Jazzman's & Ace's Place:
Closes Friday, October 5 at 2 p.m.
Resumes normal hours on Wednesday, October 10

Cafe Court
Last Meal Served Friday, October 5 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.(limited menu)
Reopens for dinner on Tuesday, October 9

* What UEL Can Do 4U: ACM

Are you searching for the article by Dr. Dick Blandford and Dr. Deborah Hwang on assessment of ABET/CAC accredited programs?  Discover it in the ACM digital library.

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society. The organization creates and delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. The digital library provides ACM journals and transactions, magazines and special publications, SIG newsletters and conference proceedings.   The ACM website also includes career resources, recent and upcoming conferences, and access to association news.

Search ACM today—any questions contact Kathy Bartelt (kb4@evansville.edu)

* 2012-13 Telephone Directory Now Available on AceLink

The 2012-13 employee telephone directory is now available on AceLink. By clicking on the "Directory" tab, then the "Employee Directory" link, you can download a PDF of the directory and print a hard copy. As a reminder, the searchable UE campus directory on AceLink is powered by Datatel and is always up-to-date.

* From the Registrar's Office

Planning to graduate next fall or spring? Make sure you complete an Application for Degree card in the Registrar’s Office.

* Applications Now Available for Fall 2013 & Spring 2014 at Harlaxton College

Applications and course information packets are now available at the Study Abroad Office, SB 261, for the Fall 2013 semester and Spring 2014 semester at Harlaxton College, the British Campus of the University of Evansville.

A limited number of spots are also available for next semester, Spring 2013.

Information on the Five-Week Summer Session at Harlaxton will be available in the second half of October. 

Questions?  Please visit the Study Abroad Office.

* Bookstore Closed Saturday, October 6 for Fall Break

The UE Bookstore will be CLOSED on Saturday, October 6 during Fall Break.  The Bookstore will be open at its regular hours on Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The Bookstore will also have regular store hours on October 8 and 9, Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

* I Heart UE Calendars

Do you have your I heart UE calendar? The nine-month, full color calendar is loaded with University affiliated events including athletics, greek life, theatre, career development, speaker series events, movie nights, university worship, student organizations, and much more. This calendar also highlights a bucket list of suggested things to do while at UE.  Don’t miss your chance to get one of these great calendars.  Supplies are limited so pick up your calendar today at the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations!

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations is located in the Igelheart Building, which is on the corner of Rotherwood and Lincoln behind the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building.

* Fitness Center Fall Break Hours

Fitness Center Fall Break  hours will be

Friday October 5 – 6:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday October 6  - Closed
Sunday October 7 – Closed
Monday October 8 – 8:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. (No Fitness Classes)
Tuesday October 9 – 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (No Fitness Classes)

* Libraries Announces Autumn Recess Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours for Autumn Recess. Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with questions at 488.2376  or wflouden@evansville.edu .

Friday  October 5):         7:45 a.m.  –  5:00 p.m.
Saturday  (October 6):    CLOSED
Sunday  (October 7):       CLOSED
Monday  (October 8):      7:45 a.m.  -  5:00 p.m.
Tuesday  (October 9):       Resume Regular Hours

Athletics

* Men's Soccer Hosts "Kick for the Cure" Game Saturday Night

The University of Evansville men’s soccer team will be hosting a “Kick for the Cure” match when it faces visiting Marshall Saturday night at Arad McCutchan Stadium.  Game time is slated for 7 p.m. and free admission will be given to all breast cancer survivors.

The Purple Aces will be sporting pink jerseys for Saturday’s contest in support of breast cancer awareness and all survivors will be recognized at halftime.  In addition, UE will be conducting a silent auction and a Chinese auction that feature autographed sports items, soccer memorabilia and game-worn jerseys.  Some marquee items included autographed Major League Soccer jerseys and a framed jersey signed by US Women’s National Team legend Brandi Chastain.  All fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game and a prize will be given for the best pink outfit.

All proceeds from both auctions and half of the gate proceeds will be donated to the Greater Evansville Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Fans planning to attend Saturday’s “Kick for the Cure” event should enter through the H-Lot gate located on the north side of Black Beauty Field.  Breast cancer survivors will be able to check in at this gate as well to ensure they are recognized at half time.

* Times Announced For UE Men's Basketball Homes Games

 The University of Evansville Athletics Department has announced the start times for most of its home games to take place at the Ford Center this season. A tilt against USI will mark the opening of the season on Oct. 27 at 7:05 p.m. while the second exhibition contest versus Illinois-Springfield is set for a 4:05 p.m. tip on Nov. 3

Three games in three days will face the Aces Nov. 15-17 as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.  UE will face Buffalo on the 15th at 7:05 p.m. before facing Yale the next night and Western Illinois on the 17th.  The final two games will begin at 7:35 p.m.

Non-conference home contests against Alabama A&M and Miami (Ohio) are set for 7:05 p.m. while a visit by Murray State is set to begin at 1:05 p.m.  The Racers were 31-2 last season and finished with a final ranking of No. 16.  Two other games are set for December as UE will welcome Alabama State to the Ford Center for a 1:05 p.m. start on Dec. 15 before hosting Oakland City at 7:05 p.m. three days later.

Five of Evansville’s nine home MVC games have the start times set.  They include Missouri State (1/2 @ 7:05 p.m.), Wichita State (1/13 @ 3:35 p.m.), Bradley (1/23 @ 7:05 p.m.), Northern Iowa (1/29 @ 7:05 p.m.) and Illinois State (2/20 @ 7:05 p.m.).  The remainder of the start times will be announced as soon as the television schedule is released.

Single game tickets are on sale for all of UE’s home contests.  They can be purchased at the Carson Center ticket office or by calling (812) 488-ACES.

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