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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

* Homecoming 2012 Reunion Weekend

Homecoming 2012 Reunion Weekend November 2 -4:  Welcome Alumni!
Alumni will be on campus this weekend for Homecoming 2012 Reunion Weekend.  Over 400 individual alums from as far away as California, Washington and New York are expected.  Education alumni will celebrate the 140th anniversary of UE’s Education Department and Phi Mu Fraternity for women mark 60 years at UE.  Faculty, staff and students are welcome to participate in events.  View the full schedule of events at

5th Annual Homecoming Alumni Speaker:  Dr. Guy Banta ’73 on Aerospace Medicine
Dr. Guy Banta '73 returns to his alma mater to deliver the Fifth Annual Homecoming Alumni speech on Saturday, November 3, at 10:00 a.m. in Eykamp 252, Ridgway Center during Homecoming 2012 Reunion Weekend.

His topic is Aerospace Medicine: Science and History. He will explore the development of the science and its future direction (i.e. commercial space flight). Dr. Banta is specialized in Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, is a fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association and is an Elected Member of the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine.  Find out more at

This event is open to the public and students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

2nd Annual Ace Fan Fest scheduled for Homecoming 2012 Reunion Weekend
Students, faculty and staff are invited to help celebrate the start of the basketball season at the Aces Fan Fest Saturday, November 3, in between the women’s (noon game time) and men’s (4:05 p.m. game time) exhibition games.  The Fan Fest features live music, chili cook off and other good food, Aces Best Dance Crew, and more fun activities.  It runs from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Look for a large tent outside of the Ford Center near D-Patrick.  Bring your family and join in the fun. 

* Holiday Schedule Announced

The University of Evansville will be closed during the holidays to allow our employees to enjoy this special time with their families. The following November-December-January holiday schedule will be observed:

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 – close at noon
Closed Thursday, November 22, through Friday, November 23, returning Monday, November 26

Christmas/New Year’s Day
Closed Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January 1, returning Wednesday, January 2


What's Happening Today

* Catholic Mass Tonight for All Saints' Day

Mass in anticipation of tomorrow's Solemnity of All Saints will be celebrated in Neu Chapel tonight at 9:30 p.m. Father Brian Emmick, associate pastor of three parishes in Gibson County, will be the celebrant. Everyone is welcome!

* Engineering Students - RSVP Today for Engineering Speed Networking Event

Attention all engineering students, RSVP in JobLink by November 5 to attend the second-annual Engineering Speed Networking Event. The event will be held Wednesday, November 7, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. Get face-to-face with employers interested in you! Space is limited, so RSVP today under JobLink’s Events tab (Workshops) where you can also see a list of registered employers.

* Men's Club Soccer Open Pick-Up Games Set for Today

Men's Club Soccer is having open pick-up games on North Field on Wednesday, October 31 from 8:30–10:00 p.m. on both nights. Any full time male students interested in playing club soccer next spring are encouraged to attend either or both sessions. Please contact Benjamin Waldo at with any questions.

* Want to Perform in UE PRIDE's Annual Drag Show? Sign Up Now!

UE PRIDE is hosting its 10th annual drag show on December 1 and is looking for individual or group performances to compete. The theme is Apocalipstick 2012. Performances do not have to be related to the theme. The competition is a lip syncing and dance competition where the majority of contestants dress as the opposite sex, however this is not required. This philanthropy benefits AIDS Resource Group, Matthew 25, and Planned Parenthood of Indiana.

If you are interested in competing, please email with the organization you will be representing and the names of the people who are participating by November 15. For more information visit

* Zeta Tau Alpha Collecting Pink Yoplait Lids to Fight Breast Cancer

Zeta Tau Alpha is collecting Pink Yoplait Lids to help fight breast cancer. There are pink collection boxes
1.) outside of Aces Place
2.) Outside of Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall) in Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building
3.) First Floor of Graves Hall outside of Room 100.

For each lid collected General Mills donates money to Susan G Komen.

You can also give your lids to any member of Zeta Tau Alpha.
Please help us find a Cure for Breast Cancer. The boxes will be up until November 28 (Wednesday after Thanksgiving break).



Upcoming Events

* President Kazee and Associate Professor Bob Dion to Speak at Think Outside the Lunch Box Today!

The Think Outside the Lunch Box Faculty Speakers Series lecture TODAY, Thursday, November 1, will feature President Tom Kazee and Associate Professor of Political Science Bob Dion. Their topic will be "Election 2012: The Final Countdown." The event, which is free and open to the public, will be from noon to 1 p.m. at Old National Bank at One Main Street in Evansville.

* National Comedy Tour "Operation Comedy" Coming to UE – TOMORROW!

National Comedy Tour “Operation Comedy” is coming to UE – TOMORROW! The show, sponsored by the UE VETS student organization, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 1 in Eykamp Hall. Tickets will be available at the door and cost $5 for students, veterans, current service members and $7 for the public. Event t-shirts will be available for $5. Operation Comedy’s mission is to bring together troops and their communities for a night of education, recognition, and laughter. Operation Comedy shows feature a lineup of nationally headlining comedians, led by Jon Stites, founder of Operation Comedy and a U.S. Army infantry veteran who has been featured on “The Bob & Tom Show” and writes for National Lampoon.

The show at the University of Evansville will also feature Troy Davis, who has performed in more than 200 cities and been featured on “The Bob & Tom Show,” and Todd McComas, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who has appeared on Comcast Cable comedy programs.

Proceeds from ticket and t-shirt sales will be donated to the Evansville Vet Center with a portion also going to UE VETS, the student organization for veterans, current service members, and their families. The Vet Center provides readjustment counseling and services to veterans and their families in the Evansville community.

UE VETS wishes to thank the following local sponsors of Operation Comedy: Veterans Helping Indiana Veterans, Inc.; Woods and Woods, LLP; Graphics Factory, and Rolling Thunder.

For more information, please visit Operation Comedy’s website.

* Bible Study on Thursday Night

Adventist Campus Ministries will be having Bible study on Thursday night from 7-8 p.m. in Room153 (Eades Music Room) in the McCurdy Wing of Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building

This week's discussion will be about the choice of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden and how the consequences of their choice have echoed down through the ages. Anyone is welcome to attend and you can contact: Alexandra Statham ( for more details.

* Rick Dauch, President and CEO of Accuride Corporation, to Speak on Campus on November 5

Career Advancement in the Schroeder Family School of Business is thrilled to welcome Rick Dauch, president and CEO of Accuride Corporation, to campus on Monday, November 5. Dauch will be speaking at 4:00 p.m. in Room172, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building. 

Dauch has amassed 25 years of cumulative leadership experience in his corporate and military careers.  He has cultivated management and leadership skills across a broad range of disciplines, including Operations, Sales and Marketing, Labor Relations, Strategic Planning, Finance and Investor Relations.  He is the recent recipient of the ASQ Quality Leader Award.  Come hea rhim speak about his career path and how he has overcome significant business hurdles throughout his career.  This event is a great networking opportunity that you don’t want to miss. 


* Want to Know More about Political Forces on Education Today?

On Thursday, November 1, the ISEA is sponsoring “Politics in Education” forum at 6:00 p.m. in Graves Hall 100.  The group has lined up four outstanding speakers for this important and timely evening:
President Thomas Kazee
Assistant Professor of Education Matthew Knoester
Theresa Meredith from the  Indiana State Teachers Association
Keith Gambill from the Evansville Teachers Association

These notable educators will be speaking on the different roles of politics in education at all levels and the importance of issues in the upcoming election to teachers and students alike.  

* Disability Ultimate Frisbee on November 2

PTA Club Disability Awareness Committee is hosting disability ultimate frisbee on November 2, from 12-1 p.m. The event will take place in the field right in front of Ridgway University Center. The purpose is to promote Physical Therapy Month (October) and to educate the public about certain disabilities. Teams will be divided into two, the rules will be explained that day, and refs will be provided. Come relieve some stress on a Friday! Email Amber Seymour at if you are interested in participating.


Info You Should Know

* Health Business FullTEXT: What UE Libraries Can Do for You

Take advantage of UE Libraries access to Health Business FullTEXT if you need information on developments in managing a health care facility, new trends in marketing among international hospitals or information detailing the constant changes to regulations and laws in health care. 

Health Business FullTEXT offers over 130 Health Administration journals such as Modern Healthcare, Health Management Technology, and American Journal of Law & Medicine.  Most documents have full text either directly available through the database or linked from other sources.  It is made available through the familiar EBSCO interface making searching or browsing easy and user-friendly.

*Covers business issues in Health Care

*Full-text access

*International and Domestic coverage

For more information or if you have any questions please contact Kathy Bartelt ( or Shane White (

* Tweet Your Spirit Contest from Social Media Club

Do you think you have Aces spirit? We want to see it! Tweet your school spirit pictures to @UESMC or using #TheRealAcePurple all week long. Share and show your friends and have them re-tweet you. The student with the most re-tweets at the final buzzer Saturday will win $50 to the UE Bookstore. If you need school spirit ideas you can check out our Aces spirit board on Pinterest at  Get out there, get creative, and show us your school spirit!!

* Applications Available for the 2013 Five-Week Summer Session at Harlaxton College

The UE Study Abroad Office is now accepting applications for the 2013 Five–Week Summer Session at Harlaxton College, the British Campus of the University of Evansville.  Full course information and applications are available at the Study Abroad Office and will be posted shortly on the Harlaxton website: 

A wide range of courses will be supplemented by optional weekend travel opportunities.  Courses require a minimum of eight deposited enrollees by 18 January 2013.  Applications and deposits should be submitted in advance of the deadline to ensure your place in courses with limited enrollment and so course enrollment figures may be projected. Enrollment is determined by the order in which deposits are received.

For more information, visit the Study Abroad Office, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration, Room 261.

* Sodexo Customer Satisfaction Survey

A Sodexo Customer Satisfaction Survey will be available until November 14! Now is your chance to talk to us about your experiences dining on campus. Please follow the link below to take a brief customer satisfaction survey. All members of campus are welcome to participate. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Lindsey Mitchell at

Access the survey at

* Faculty - Spring 2013 Term Adoptions Now Due at Bookstore

Faculty are reminded that adoptions for the Spring 2013 term on now due in the UE Bookstore.  If you have any questions please contact the Bookstore as soon as possible.

* Housing Cancellation Deadline for Spring 2013

The last day to Cancel Housing Contracts for Spring 2013 is November 1 at 5 p.m. This is only for students who will be:

•Attending Harlaxton or Study Abroad
•Living locally with parents, legal guardians, or immediate family
•Having an internship, co-op, or clinical outside of the Evansville area for the semester
•Transferring or withdrawing for Spring 2013
•Graduating in December and will not be returning for Spring 2013.

Requests that do NOT fall in these categories are typically NOT granted.

Requests to move off campus to live with friends or move into an apartment are not sufficient reasons to cancel a UE housing contract.

Cancellation forms are available in the Residence Life Office on the second floor of Ridgway University Center.



* Birth Announcement - Annamaria Teoh-Malfatti

Congratulations to Celia Teoh, University registrar, and her husband Dennis Malfatti, associate professor of music and director of Choral Activities, on the birth of a daughter on Sunday, October 28. The new baby's name is Annamaria Teoh-Malfatti.  She weighed eight pounds and 14 ounces. Mother and daughter are doing fine. 



* William Baer

Professor of Creative Writing William Baer’s award-winning play, Three Generations of Imbeciles, will begin a seven-night full-performance run at Cuyahoga College in Cleveland, Ohio, this weekend under the direction of Robert Ellis.  Professor Baer also has a short story, “Times Square,” forthcoming in the next issue of Trajectory, and a seven-poem sequence, The Bad Girl Sonnets, forthcoming in the next issue of The Connecticut Review.



* Aces Men's Soccer Competes for MVC Championship

Come cheer on the men’s soccer team as they host nationally-ranked Creighton Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. in Arad McCutchan Stadium.  The Aces can earn a share of the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season championship and the top seed in the MVC Tournament with a win over the Bluejays. The team would  appreciate a loud crowd for this homecoming event. It is also Senior Night, so come thank those student-athletes for their hard work in their college careers.

* Cathy Doyle Ties For Third At Charles Braun Intercollegiate

In day two of the Charles Braun Intercollegiate, it was sophomore Cathy Doyle carding her second-consecutive 77 to lead the Purple Aces women’s golf team on Tuesday.

Doyle shot identical rounds of 77 in the event en route to a tie for third place.  Freshman Paige Crafton was second on the UE squad as her 2-round total of 165 was good enough for a 33rd-place tie.  Sydney Skiles finished two shots behind Crafton with a 167.

Dana Hayden tied for 57th place with her total of 173 while Kelly Lamarche carded a 180 and tied for 63rd.  Rachel Marchi saw improvement in the second round as she was six strokes better than her Monday total.

Northern Iowa took top honors on both side as the Panthers finished the event with a 625 to take the team championship while Alex Zenor earned medalist honors.  UNI completed the tournament two strokes ahead of Indiana State while Eastern Kentucky took third with a 631.

Southern Illinois was just behind with a 632 while Butler rounded out the top five.  The University of Evansville came in ninth place with a score of 658, just a shot behind a 7th-place tie by Creighton and SIU Edwardsville.

Zenor shot a 75 on Monday before following that up with a 73 on Tuesday to finish with a 148.  She finished five strokes ahead of Christina Beyerl of Indiana State while Doyle, Isabella Lambert (Butler) and Rachel Welker (EKU) tied for third place.

The home event wraps up the fall season for the Aces.  The spring schedule will be released as soon as it is available.

* Kelby Jenkins Named To MVC Scholar-Athlete Team

University of Evansville junior Kelby Jenkins was named to the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Team, the league announced on Tuesday.Jenkins had a stellar season in 2012, winning four events with her worst finish being seventh.  She set a personal record over the weekend at the MVC Championships as her time of 17:38 tied her for the second-best race in UE history and was just eight seconds off of the school record.

Aside from her work on the course, Jenkins has gotten the job done in the classroom, earning a perfect 4.00 GPA majoring in accounting. 

The junior won both home events for the Aces along with running four times under 18 minutes.  UE only had two races in that time bracket prior to this season. 

Jenkins’ honor marks the sixth time a UE runner has made the MVC Scholar Athlete Team and she is just the second female to do so for the Aces (Andrea Sonnenschein in 2007).  UE Hall of Fame Nick Waninger won the honor on three occasions.


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