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Monday, October 7, 2013

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* Wellness Nurse on Campus TODAY

The employee wellness nurse will be in Koch North lobby TODAY - Monday, Oct. 7 - from 1 - 3 p.m.

It can be hard to discuss stressful situations. Others who may have faced a similar situation can provide needed support. If you are feeling stressed, reach out to others.

* Get Your Flu Shot on October 10

Flu shots for students, employees, and family members will be available on October 10 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Crayton E. and Ellen Mann Health and Wellness Center located in Sampson Hall. Cost is $20 per person. If you have coverage through Meritain Health or Anthem and present your health insurance card at the time of service, there will be no charge for this service.

* This Week in Music: Oboe Recital

Consortium Instructor of Oboe Elizabeth Robertson will present this week’s Faculty Recital in Wheeler Concert Hall on Tuesday evening, October 8, at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Robertson will be accompanied by Professor Anne Fiedler on piano for performances of works by various composers of the Modern era, including Bill Douglas’s recently completed Sonata No. 2 for Oboe and Piano. Dr. Robertson will also be joined by Consortium Instructor of Flute Cara Dailey for a performance of Tim Grundmann’s Junk Mail for Flute, Oboe, and Piano. The concert is free and open to the public.

The Department of Music is hosting a day-long music therapy workshop TODAY in Eykamp 251 of the Ridgway University Center. The workshop concerns neonatal intensive care and is entitled “First Sounds: Rhythm, Breath, and Lullaby—A Continuum of Care.” The workshop will be presented by Joanne V. Loewy and Christine T. Vaskas of The Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, and it will provide an overview of current music therapy research and best practices for preterm infants and their caregivers (including antepartum patients). The safe and ethical use of music by healthcare professionals who are not music therapists will also be presented. The event is free and open to all those interested.

* Today is the Last Day to Register for World of Opportunity Event

Register today to attend the World of Opportunity networking event planned for October 8 in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. Check-in will start at 5:30 p.m. with the main event from 6-8:30 p.m.

Do you have what it takes to work for a global company? The Tri-State World Trade Network, the University of Evansville and the University of Southern Indiana invite you to hear Randy Alsman, former president of Mead Johnson Nutritionals, discuss attributes executives from international companies in southern Indiana look for when hiring. Participants will learn about qualities needed to work globally, career paths and entry-level opportunities. This networking event will give students opportunities for one on-one discussions with industry officials.

Companies Represented:
Alcoa Warrick Operations
Berry Plastics
Bristol Myers Squibb
Koch Enterprises
Mead Johnson Nutrition
Red Spot Paint & Varnish
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana
Traylor Brothers

You must register for the event by this evening, Monday, October 7. Login to UE JobLink. Search jobs for ‘Tri-State World Trade Network’ (Listing # 719057) Click apply, submit resume (this is a seminar, not an interview or job opportunity)

* Exhibit in Peterson Gallery - Multi Facets of Professor Brown

You are invited to view the retrospective exhibit "Multi Facets of Professor Brown" at the Melvin Peterson Gallery, on view until October 25. The gallery is open Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from noon -3 p.m. and Wednesday and Thursday from noon-6 p.m. For more information please contact the Art Department at 488-2043.


Upcoming Events

* UE Female Students Invited to Sowing Seeds of Empowerment Women's Conference

University of Evansville female students are invited to attend WEOA Radio’s Sowing Seeds of Empowerment Women’s Conference on Saturday, October 12 in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. There is no charge to attend. The event will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. Danyella Granger, vice president and director of diversity and inclusion at Old National Bancorp, will speak from 11:15 a.m.-noon. The event will feature workshops on education, health, wellness, and leadership. There will also be various vendor booths.

This conference is co-sponsored by the University of Evansville, Vectren Corporation, Old National Bank, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, Fifth Third Bank, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation Office of Diversity and Equity, HOLA, Evansville Human Relations Commission, and Vick Strategic.

For more information, call 812-424-8864 or go to

* Classical Guitarist at UE Today for Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Event

It's Hispanic Heritage Month! As part of UE's celebration, classical guitarist Eduardo Mendoza-Santiago will be performing today - Thursday, October 10 - at Rademacher Café in Ridgway University Center from 6:30 pm-8:00 p.m. Snacks will be provided. For more Information, contact: LaNeeca Williams at ext. 2413 or

* French Club Culture Meeting Set for Today

French Club will meet in Room 173 in the Schroeder Family School of Business Building on Tuesday, October 8, 4:30-5:30 p.m., for fun and friendship. Members and UE students interested in the French culture and language are invited.

* I-House: Bolivia

All members of the campus and local community are encouraged to attend I-House: Bolivia. I-House features a different international student each week sharing their story of life in their country. This week, Mariana Malky will discuss what their life is like in Bolivia. Attendees will learn about culture, lifestyle, food, and so much more. Bring your friends to enjoy the presentation this Wednesday at 7 pm on the second floor of Ridgway University Center in the Class of 1959 Gallery.

* Writing Center Grammar Workshop - Thursday at 5

How is your written grammar? Trouble with commas? If your academic writing needs some polishing up, come to Thursday's workshop at the Writing Center. This session will provice a basic primer on English grammar conventions for those who are unfamiliar as well as those who are just a little rusty. We will cover the basics of sentence structure, spelling, capitalization and punctuation. Students and faculty welcome!

* DPT Orange Leaf Giveback on October 9

Take a study break, get some froyo and help support the third year DPT class! The 3rd Years are hosting a giveback at Orange Leaf on Burkhardt Road on Oct. 9,. To help out, just turn in a flyer at the register when you pay for your froyo. Flyers are located in the Multimedia Center in Graves Hall or in the PT office. If you have any questions, feel free to email Ashley Gergich, Enjoy your froyo and thank you for your support!

* Ebeling to Present on the 2013 Excavation Season at Jezreel on October 8

On Tuesday, October 8, 7:30-8:30 pm in Room 162 in the Schroeder Family School of Business Building, Dr. Jennie Ebeling will present the findings from the 2013 season at Jezreel, Israel. Based on discoveries made during the 2012 survey season and the results of a LiDAR aerial laser scan, the Jezreel Expedition team opened up three excavation areas at Jezreel in May-June 2013 and uncovered the remains of a 4,500-year-old village, an Iron Age (biblical period) winery, and much more. Come learn about these exciting discoveries and opportunities to participate in the 2014 field season!

* Former Harlaxton Students and Faculty Invited to Celebrate Gregory Gregory Day

Gregory Gregory built Harlaxton Manor. Let's celebrate his 227th birthday together. Former Harlaxton students and faculty are invited to a gathering at Ri Ra Irish pub on Thursday, October 10, from 7 - 9 p.m. Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at extension 2586 or

* Year of Service Forum Planned for October 9

The Year of Service Forum is Wednesday, October 9, 6:30-8 p.m., Smythe Lecture Hall (Room 170), Schroeder Family School of Business Building. A panel of faculty, alumni, and guests who have participated in distinguished Year of Service programs will discuss program selection processes, applications, program types, national vs. international opportunities, value of these experiences, teaching English abroad, etc. The hour-long Q&A will be followed by an informal reception where students can continue discussions with panelists. All students welcome! This event is sponsored by the Center for Career Development.


Info You Should Know

* Quiet Zone @ Libraries

Mid Terms exams! Essays & research papers! Yikes! Looking for a quiet study location? UE Libraries has designated Level 3 as a Quiet Zone where you can concentrate on course assignments and fast approaching Mid Term exams.

* Libraries Announces Autumn Recess Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours during the Autumn Recess. Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with questions at 488.2376 or

* Friday, 10/11/13: 7:30am-5:00pm
* Saturday, 10/12/13: CLOSED
* Sunday: 10/13/13: CLOSED
* Monday, 10/14/13: 7:30am-5:00pm
* Tuesday: Resume Regular Hours

* Need a Textbook?

If you still need a textbook for the fall semester please stop by the UE Bookstore at your earliest convenience. The Bookstore will begin processing returns of leftover stock beginning with used books the week of 10/7. If you need a book but don't have the funds, check with the textbook counter and we will be happy to hold a title for you. If you have any questions please contact the UE Bookstore.



* Aces Tennis Finishes MVC Individuals

– In the final day of the Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championships, Natasha James earned a third place finish in flight one singles while Marina Moreno took second to lead the University of Evansville women’s tennis team.

James earned the victory over Natasha Tomishima of Southern Illinois, 6-3, 0-6, 10-5. In the third flight, Moreno advanced to the championship game, but fell to Emmie Marx of Illinois State, 6-1, 6-3, but took an admirable second place in the tournament.

In the fifth place game of the second flight, it was Marketa Trousilova earning the victory against Nell Boyd (Drake), 7-6, 3-6, 10-8 to wrap up the weekend. Mina Milovic fell in the fourth flight to Carolina Abello from the Redbirds, 6-0, 6-3, in their fifth spot contest.

Doubles saw the team of James and Trousilova earn the win over Phyllis Tigges and Sierra Stone (ISU) by an 8-4 final while Milovic and Moreno fell to Polina Dozortseva and Anita Lee (SIU), 8-5.

Next weekend, the Aces travel to the Eastern Kentucky Invitational. The contest takes place on Friday and Saturday in Richmond, Ky.

* Jenkins Wins While Genet Takes Top 15 In Louisville

University of Evansville senior Kelby Jenkins won her third race of the season while Josh Genet took 12th to lead the Purple Aces cross country teams on Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic.

Jenkins finished the event in a time of 17:37.28 to top the 329 runners in the race. Her effort was her fourth of the season under the 17:40 mark as she continues her assault on the UE school record for the 5K. Through five races this season, Jenkins has won three times while finishing second in the other two events.

In the men’s 8K blue race, it was junior Josh Genet posting the top finish for the Aces. He finished the run in a time of 25:56.11 to finish in 12th place out of an amazing 289 runners. It was his top 8K time of the season by one second. Unofficially, the men finished in 16th place out of 42 squads while the women completed the race in sixth place overall out of 51 teams.

For the second race in a row, the teams faced treacherous conditions as torrential rain hit Tom Sawyer State Park during the event. While times were obviously slower across the board due to those conditions, nothing dampened the enthusiasm shown by head coach Don Walters following the race.

“Across the board, my freshmen stepped up on the men’s side. Ross (Frondorf) was third overall for me and did extremely well,” Walters said. “The women also did their job protecting Kelby at the start and she just kept getting away more and more.”

“It rained all day yesterday and this morning, making for a very wet course,” Walters explained. “Each race that went out was slower and slower, but out runners went out there and did a great job. Times were down about 25 seconds, but as a team, everyone did well. We went out for place and that is exactly what we did today.”

Jon Ashby completed the run in a time of 26:49.11 to take 55th place while the aforementioned Frondorf was third for UE and 69th/289. He set a PR with a 26:58.37. Fellow frosh Ben Woolems came home 88th with a 27:09.53, his top time at UE.

Kyle Wilson (29:06.61) rounded out the top five for Evansville and was followed by James Paul (30:01.95) and Billy McNicholas (30:02.92).

Laurel Wolfe was the second finisher for the women as her 19:16.97 was just two seconds off of her season best as she finished in 45th place. Kirsten Perry and Maria Lynn finished about two seconds apart as Perrey took 63rd with a 19:29.22 while Lynn ran a 19:31.36 to take 68th. Lynn’s time was the best of her UE career by 0.24 seconds.

Sophomore Elizabeth Kingshott posted a 19:36.22 on her way to an 82nd place while Jacqueline Carlson was 103rd, finishing in 19:47.06. Both were their top runs of the year.

After battling rainy and slower conditions in the last two races, the Aces hope for better weather two weeks from today when they host the UE Invitational at the UE Cross Country Course north of Evansville. The duo of Genet and Jenkins will look to repeat their success of 2012 as each won their respective home event.

* UE Volleyball Dropped At Wichita State

Junior Meaghan Holmes registered six kills and two blocks, but Wichita State posted a solid offensive outing in taking a 3-0 win over the University of Evansville volleyball team on Saturday evening.

Holmes had six kills and was followed by Stephanie Cerino’s total of five. Katie Klages led UE (6-11, 1-5 MVC) with 10 digs while Jenn Murphy tallied 17 assists. Ashley Andrade finished with 11 kills for WSU (15-3, 5-0 MVC) while Katie Reilly had nine.

Making a large difference in the final score was the offense for the Shockers, which hit .212 while limiting Evansville to -.080 for the night.

The Shockers established a quick tempo from the start as they jumped out to a 6-1 lead in the opening frame as Ashley Andrade had two early kills. Evansville got within three points at 7-4 on a Stephanie Cerino ace, but the Shockers kept the pressure on as a 5-1 stretch saw them earn a 25-16 victory.

In the second set, Meaghan Holmes helped the Aces score the first three points and five out of the first six as a Lauren Seyller kill capped off the stretch. Just as fast as they garnered that advantage, UE saw WSU fight right back with a 9-0 run to take a 10-5 advantage. Wichita State forced four Evansville errors in the run.

What would eventually turn into a 15-2 stretch, Wichita State took control and would finish on a 7-1 run to take a 25-11 victory and go up 2-0 on the night.

Evansville hung tough in the third game, starting off at 2-2 as the Aces forced two WSU errors. The Shockers opened up an early 3-point lead before the Aces fought back with a Rachel TenHoor kill to get within a tally at 8-7. That rally ended with three WSU points in a row as their advantage grew to seven and that is what the final would be, 25-18.

The Purple Aces are back in action at the Carson Center next weekend as they play host to UNI on Friday evening at 7 p.m. before squaring off against Drake at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening.

* Missouri State Earns 3-0 Win Over Volleyball

The duo of Ashley Ring and Rachel TenHoor registered seven kills apiece as the University of Evansville volleyball team fell to Missouri State by a 3-0 final on Friday evening.

Ring and TenHoor posted the top offensive totals for the Aces (6-10, 1-4 MVC) while the Bears (10-6, 2-2 MVC) saw Christine McCartney lead everyone with 13 kills while Kayla Walton had 10. Jenn Murphy finished the evening with 16 assists while Ring led UE with 10 digs. TenHoor hit a team-high .375.

Evansville scored the opening two points in the match as a Stephanie Cerino kill made it 2-0, but the Bears fought back with seven points in a row before an error saw the Aces halt the run. The Bears continued to rally, going up by a 12-3 tally before eventually finishing with a 25-14 win.

Set two was much closer despite Missouri State opening on a 4-1 stretch. Meaghan Holmes helped the Aces fight back to tie the score at 4-4 before Ring and TenHoor put UE on top by a 9-7 tally. Another Bear run would prove to be the difference as they bounced back with six in a row, led by three McCartney kills in a row. Their lead would hold up to the tune of a 25-19 final.

The Aces held their own in the third game as they started out on an 8-4 stretch led by two TenHoor kills. Missouri State made their run, tying the match up for the first time at 10-10 before opening up a 14-11 lead. They would continue to add to their edge before earning the overall match by a 25-19 final.

Tomorrow, Evansville will square off against Wichita State beginning at 7 p.m.

* Greater Louisville Classic Next For Cross Country

In one of the largest events of the year, the University of Evansville cross country teams will travel to Louisville on Saturday morning for the Greater Louisville Classic.

Both teams will run in the event, which will take place at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park with the men running an 8K event and the women running 5. The Purple Aces men are set to run at 10:45 a.m. with the women starting at 11:30 a.m. Both times are eastern. Forty-three other teams will run with the men while the ladies run against 50 other institutions.

“This event will provide a great challenge to our teams,” head coach Don Walters said. “There will be some excellent competition at the race. It is a flat, fast course, so we should see some pretty good times. All of our runners are excited for the opportunity in this race.”

UE last saw at the rainy Indiana Intercollegiates two weeks ago. While the rain slowed down most runners, it did nothing to hamper the efforts of Evansville runner Kelby Jenkins. For the second week in a row, Jenkins set the No. 2 time in UE history in the 5K. She finished the race in a time of 17:33.91 on her way to a second place effort. That set her PR by almost two seconds over her time from the week prior. The race featured 201 runners.

Jenkins was rewarded with her second MVC Female Cross Country Runner of the Week award for her outing. She is the first UE female to receive the award twice. On the men’s side, UE Hall of Famer Nick Waninger was named male runner of the week on three occasions in 2006.

Laurel Wolfe came in 40th place with a 19:37.03. She was followed by Kirsten Perrey (59th-19:56.84) and Maria Lynn (61st-20:00.69). The trio has each seen their results make them the No. 2 runner on the team with the latter pair setting PR's in the two weeks leading up to the race at IU. Jacqueline Carlson posted a time of 20:08.14 to come in 68th while Nicole Kreuzman crossed the line in 81st with her 5K time of 20:21.17.

Josh Genet and Jon Ashby paced the men, finishing 37th and 48th, respectively. Their efforts came against 199 total runners. Genet ran a 26:30.92 while Ashby completed the 8K race in 27:05.75.

A trio of freshmen – Ben Woolems, Ross Frondorf and Kyle Wilson have improved each time they have taken the course. Running at the collegiate distance, each has made a solid adjustment to the added distance and have established themselves as some of the top runners on the team. Woolems was the Aces' third runner to cross the line, taking 79th with a 28:09.28 while Frondorf was ten spots behind with a 28:24.68. Wilson posted a time of 29:10.06.

After the race at Louisville, the Aces return home for the Evansville Invitational on Oct. 19. It will mark the final regular-season event on the schedule as UE travels to Des Moines for the MVC Championships on Nov. 2.

* Evansville Golf Teams Travel To Butler Fall Invitational

For the first time this season, the Purple Aces golf teams will each play in the same tournament as they travel to the Butler Fall Invitational set for Monday and Tuesday.

Highland Country Club in Indianapolis will play host to the event, which features 54 holes of play for the men and 36 holes for the women. The Evansville men are one of five teams playing, joining Butler, Bradley, IUPUI and Eastern Illinois. The women’s field consists of Green Bay, Indiana State, Eastern Illinois, Valparaiso, IUPUI, UIC, Loyola, Purdue and Butler.

The last action for the women came two weeks ago at the SIUE Intercollegiate and it was freshman Kayla Katterhenry leading the way once again. Katterhenry recorded her second third-place tie in as many tries on her way to her second Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week award.

Another freshman, Maggie Camp, was the No. 2 finisher for the Aces at SIUE. Camp tied for 17th place with a 165 while Paige Crafton and Cathy Doyle each registered scores of 167 to tie for 23rd overall. Those efforts helped Evansville tie for fifth place in the event.

Evansville’s men were on the course earlier this week at the Cleveland State Invitational. The squad rallied on the final day to finish in a tie for third place in a contest that saw 13 teams participate. Leading the way was senior Quinn Vilneff. The native of Amherstburg, Ontario posted the lowest round of the day by any player with his 5-under 67 on Tuesday. The final round effort resulted in a fifth place finish.Sophomore Alex Turner tied for 17th as his total for the three rounds of play was a 217. Turner also finished under par on the final day, firing a 69 to improve by 13 spots in the standings on the last day. Parker Hensley finished the tournament five shots behind Turner with a 22. He shot an even 72 in the third round.

A shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. ET begins each day as the men will play 36 holes on Monday and 18 on Tuesday while the women are set for 18 holes in both days of the tournament.


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