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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

* SAB Movie Will Be in Hyde 126 this Thursday

Thursday's SAB movie will be in Hyde Hall 126 instead of Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. The movie this week is Caddyshack and it will start at 9:30 p.m.

* Faculty and Staff Would Like to Host Students Staying on Campus for Thanksgiving

Are you a student staying on campus for the Thanksgiving Holiday? UE faculty and staff are willing to host students who are remaining on campus for a Thanksgiving meal. If you are interested, please contact Karen Martin at or call the Student Life Center at ext. 2500 by Friday, November 16.

* 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 in Neu Chapel

The celebrant for tonight's 9:30 Mass in Neu Chapel is Fr. Alex Zenthoefer, pastor of Christ the King Catholic Church and chaplain of Memorial High School. Confessions and Rosary at 9:00 p.m. Contact Newman Center director Mike Roesch at with any questions.

* Today Is Last Day for Phi Alpha Theta Calendar Sales

Today is the last day to pre-order your 2013 "Once Upon UE" calendar!  Calendars cost $10 each and are available for pre-order (and viewing) at the table by the Information Desk in Ridgway University Center from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7. p.m. Don't miss the opportunity to see your professors dressed as storybook characters all year long!  Calendars will be available for pick-up after Thanksgiving Break.

* Donate this Week to Cranberry Sauce Drive to Benefit Rescue Mission

The Office of Community Service Initiatives is sponsoring a cranberry sauce drive to benefit the Evansville Rescue Mission’s annual Gobbler Gathering. This is an event that helps provide a Thanksgiving meal basket to those in need. Our goal is to collect 500 cans of cranberry sauce to contribute to the baskets. To do so, Sodexo is providing us with the cranberry sauce which can be purchased in Aces Place from now until November 16. The cans are only $1 and can be purchased with flex dollars or cash or credit. Please help us reach our goal.


* International Education Week Events

Events planned for International Education Week include:

Wednesday, November 14
Language and Culture Capsules

International Education Week-Wednesday is Language Day. From 11:00-3:00 a new mini language lesson will be offered every half hour in Eykamp 253, 254, 255 in the Ridgway University Center. Fun and Open to All. Languages include: Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, Persian, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Wolof.  For detailed information about these and other IEW events, visit or email

Thursday, November 15
Your International Internship: Making it Work

This IEW panel discussion is from 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. in the Vectren Executive Boardroom (Room 270), Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building.  Panelists include: Dan Miller, Moderator; Katie Ciccarelli; Francesco Planchenstainer; Chelsea Abplanalp; Kim Sherman; Dr. Wes Milner. Buffet light lunch immediately before and after. 

For detailed information about these and other IEW events, visit or email

* 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


Upcoming Events

* Farewell Reception

On Friday, November 16 there will be a farewell reception for Georgette Bailey from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the UE Bookstore.  Please stop by for some cake and punch and wish Georgette well as she moves on to a new career opportunity.

* UE Community Welcome To Attend AcesTV Viewing Party On Sunday Night

AcesTV is inviting members of the University of Evansville community to attend a special viewing party on Sunday night, November 18 at 6:30 pm in the lounge area outside of the UE Bookstore to watch the inaugural edition of “Inside Aces Athletics.”  “Inside Aces Athletics” is a 30-minute TV show produced by AcesTV students through a grant made possible by Tri-State Orthopaedics which will air locally on WTVW-Channel 7 from 6:30-7:00 pm on Sunday.  The inaugural “Inside Aces Athletics” show will feature stories on UE’s Lithuanian basketball players – Rokas Cesnulevicius and Egidijus Mockevicius – and UE swimmer Conor Sprick, who competes at the Division I level despite being hearing impaired.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

* Lecture on Current Financial Markets and Outlook for 2013

Brent Sternberg, Senior Vice president and Director of Equities of Old National Wealth Management,  will be speaking to UE students at 4.00 p.m. in Smythe Lecture Hall (Room 170), Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building on November 20.  He will be sharing his thoughts on  the current state of financial markets and  the outlook  for 2013. He is a 1996 graduate of UE and currently serve on the Alumni Board. Old National Wealth Management has assets over $7 billion under supervision. Sternberg graciously accepted an invitation to speak to UE students from Walayet A. Khan, Professor of Finance. The event is open to public.

* Healthy Lifestyle Challenge/Employee Wellness Nurse Visit

The nurse will be in the Fitness Center in Krannert lobby on Thursday, Nov. 15, 9–11 a.m.  If you are in the current Healthy Lifestyle Challenge, please stop by for final measurements and weights.  All the log sheets must be submitted by Monday, Nov. 19.

* 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 will be our final meeting for the semester. We plan to chat about some of the stuff we did this semester and some topics that we could do next semester. So bring any fresh ideas and questions you have!

Anyone is welcome to attend and you can contact: Alexandra Statham ( for more details.

* University of Evansville Professional Development Fall Symposium 2012 Planned for November 17

Calling all students and faculty (biology, neuroscience, business)! You are cordially invited to attend the first UE Professional Development Fall Symposium on Saturday, November 17, from 4-6 p.m. in Room 100, Koch Center. This is a free event filled with valuable information and free food! Shemikah A. Colleton, past intern, will be presenting her summer research! The symposium will highlight the research internship opportunities at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMS, Mt. Vernon) and ways enhance your resume with Project Management Certification (CAPM). Students will also get the opportunity to listen to presentations from Drs. Lora Becker and Stephanie Brown and Damir Simic (Coordinator, BMS Summer Internship Program).

* UE Art Students Participating in Fine Art Show

Join the Department of Art students for Evansville’s premier celebration of art!  The Evansville Fine Art Show set for November 16-18 brings high quality juried artists to The Centre, presenting their work for the first time in southwest Indiana.  All the art is original and personally handmade – paintings, sculpture, clay, glass, fiber, jewelry and more - there's something for everyone, something for every pocketbook, and it's all new to Evansville!   Find out more at  See Art, Love Art, Buy Art – see you there!

* Chi Omega's Dishes for Wishes Philanthropy on November 17

Chi Omega's annual Dishes for Wishes philanthropic event will be held November 17 in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. The money raised goes directly to the Make A Wish foundation to help grant sick children's wishes. Come enjoy 90+ delicious dishes made by the wonderful women of Chi Omega! Tickets are being sold now through the day of the event by Chi Omega sisters. Red tickets for 5:30 p.m. admission are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. Gold tickets for 5:00 p.m. admission are $10.

* Students with Business Related Majors - RSVP Now for Business Speed Networking!

Attention all students with business-related majors, RSVP in JobLink by Monday, November 26 to attend Business Speed Networking. The event will be held Wednesday, November 28, 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.

* Neu Chapel Organ @ Noon Set for Thursday, November 15

Douglas Reed, University Organist, will present Neu Chapel Organ @ Noon on Thursday, November 15, at 12:10 p.m.  The 40 minute program will focus on composers whose 2012 birthdays marked important milestones: the 450th of John Bull and Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, the 300th of John Stanley, and the 100th of John Cage.  Dr. Reed will play the Charles Fisk mechanical action organ and the Francile MacDonald McGary portative organ at the front of Neu Chapel sanctuary.  All are welcome.  Bring your lunch!  

* Emerging Contemporary Artists Lecture Series Welcomes Thomas Dang Vu

With generous support from the Efroymson Family Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, the University of Evansville is pleased to welcome Thomas Dang Vu, a Vietnamese-American artist and New York City resident, as the first speaker in the new Emerging Contemporary Artists Lecture Series.

Dang Vu will present a free, public lecture on his career and work at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 15 in the Melvin Peterson Gallery (corner of Lincoln and Weinbach avenues).

Born in Saigon in 1970, Dang Vu was five years old when Communists ransacked his family’s home and took his father, an architect and engineer, to prison, then split the Dang Vus’ home into residences for other families. At 16, Dang Vu moved to the United States with his family after they obtained green cards. He attended public high school in Atlanta, earned a scholarship to Savannah College of Art and Design, and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting. Today, he is a photographer, designer, art director, and merchandiser in New York City.

For more information on Dang Vu’s lecture and the Emerging Contemporary Artists Lecture Series, please call the Department of Art at 812-488-2043. 

* Senior Nursing Class Presents "I'm Healthy and I Know It!"

The senior nursing class at the University of Evansville is proud to present this year's community project, “I’m Healthy and I Know It!” from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, November 15. Register outside the Ridgway University Center beginning at 3 p.m., then walk around campus to enjoy free food, giveaways, and activities while learning about physical and mental health, safety, relationships, and other health topics.This event is open to students from Memorial, Bosse, and UE. Check out “I’m Healthy and I Know It!” on Twitter for more information. We hope to see you there!

* It's Time for the International Bazaar!

The International Club would like to invite everyone to its 26th Annual International Bazaar. Come and sample food from around the world. There will be dishes from the United Kingdom, Africa, Pakistan, India, China, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Latin America, South Korea, Myanmar, Spain, Bolivia and Brazil! So come to Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center on Friday, November 16, from 4:30-8:30 p.m. and enjoy all the delicious food. You will also see the variety of dances and performances those countries have to offer. Tickets are $7 for students, $10 general admission and children (under 8) get in for free! Proceeds go to UNICEF. Check out our YouTube video! "Join the peace crane" at

* Is It Time for Your Annual Mammogram?

The St. Mary’s Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the University of Evansville on Friday, November 16, from 8:00 a.m.– noon.  The unit will be parked in Lot A outside of the Crayton E and Ellen Mann Health Center.

Mobile Digital Mammography is designed to provide a very convenient means for today’s busy woman to complete routine testing. The screening will utilize digital mammography technology, the most advanced mammography imaging available.

To qualify, it must be one year and one day since your last mammogram.

Please bring your insurance card for billing purposes.  Appointments can be made by calling St. Mary’s Breast Center at 812-485-4437.



Info You Should Know

* RSA Needs Student Leader for Food Advisory Board

Do you have ideas that you think may improve campus dining in Café Court and Aces Place?  Do you have a passion for leadership?  Can you communicate information well?  Resident Students Association (RSA) is looking for a student leader willing to serve as the Food Advisory Board (FAB) Liaison.  This student will serve as a liaison between Dining Services and UE students.  The liaison will use creative methods to gather student compliments and suggestions and report them directly to Dining Services.  The FAB Liaison will also effectively disperse appropriate information from Dining Services to the UE community.  If you are interested, please e-mail for more information.

* Fintess Center Thanksgiving Break Hours

Fitness Center Hours for Thanksgiving Break are as follows:

Wednesday, November 21 – 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (No Open Swim)
Thursday, November 22 – Closed
Friday, November 23 – Closed
Saturday, November 24 – Closed
Sunday, November 25 – Closed
Monday, November 26 – Regular Hours Resume – 6:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m.

* Thanksgiving Payroll

The bi-weekly payroll will be direct deposited on Friday morning, November 23.  As all employees have direct deposit, you will be able to view your online pay advice through WebAdvisor on Friday morning.  The monthly payroll will be direct deposited on Friday, November 30.  If you have any questions, please call the Office of Human Resources at extension 2159.

* Sodexo Customer Satisfaction Survey Available!

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

* Can You Host a Student for Thanksgiving?

Do you have an empty chair or two at your Thanksgiving table? Would you be willing to host one or two students who are remaining on campus for a Thanksgiving meal? If you would be willing to offer your hospitality, please contact Karen Martin at or call the Student Life Center at ext. 2500 by Friday, November 16.

* Libraries Announces Thanksgiving Break Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours during the Thanksgiving Break. Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with questions at 812.488.2376  or

• Tuesday, November 20:           7:45 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, November 21:   7:45 a.m. - Noon
• Thursday, November 22:         CLOSED
• Friday, November 23:               CLOSED
• Saturday, November 24:         CLOSED
• Sunday, November 25              3:00 p.m. – Midnight    

Regular hours resume on Monday, November 26



* Shemikah A. Colleton

Senior biology/pre-med and psychology student, Shemikah A. Colleton has been chosen as the keynote speaker for the University of Evansville’s first annual Professional Development Fall Symposium. Come see her present her 2012 summer research project she completed as a summer intern at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in Mt. Vernon, Indiana on Saturday, November 17 from 4-6 p.m. in Koch Center 100.

* Yuri Yoshida

Yuri Yoshida, assistant professor of physical therapy, had two papers published in the current issues of the Journal of Orothopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy and Muscle and Nerve.  The title of the first paper is “Do Patients Achieve Normal Gait Patterns 3 Year After Total Knee Arthroplasty?” and the title of the second paper is” Intramuscular Adipose Tissue and Central Activation in Older Adults".



* Evansville Freshman David Howard To Redshirt In 2012-13

University of Evansville head men’s basketball coach Marty Simmons has announced that freshman David Howard has decided to redshirt in 2012-13.“David has an extremely bright future in our program,” Simmons said.  “He will have the opportunity to practice every day while working in the weight room; he will be a big contributor for us next season.”

Howard, a native of Nashville, Tenn., came to UE after attending Montgomery Bell Academy.  He played in both preseason contests where his top effort came against Illinois-Springfield.  Howard hit 3-of-5 shots en route to a six-point effort.  He also registered a blocked shot.

The redshirt year will give Howard the opportunity to work towards next season while improving his strength and grasping the Aces’ system.


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