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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

What's Happening Today

* 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.

* 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!


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

* 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!

* 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.

* 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 Tomorrow

The Year of Service Forum is tomorrow, Wednesday, October 9, 6:30-8 p.m., Smythe Lecture Hall (Room 170), Schroeder Family School of Business Building. Come hear a panel of faculty, alumni, and guests who have participated in distinguished Year of Service programs discuss their experiences. 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.

* Faculty Scholarship Display & Reception

The Libraries are hosting a FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP DISPLAY on October 14-28. Faculty are encouraged to contribute scholarship to the display, such as articles, books, book chapters, essays, creative works, etc. Works produced or published from August 2012 until July 2013 are eligible for inclusion in the display. Please send items to my attention by October 11.

The Libraries will host a reception honoring faculty on Thursday, October 17 at  2:30 p.m. in the J. Henry Schroeder Boardroom (Room 203) in the Library.

Questions? Contact Meg Atwater-Singer at x2487/ma35.


Info You Should Know

* Resident Assistant Applications Available

The Residence Life program is still seeking students for Resident Assistant positions for the 2014 spring semester! The Resident Assistant position ofers excellent opportunities to gain great work experience and transferable skills, make new friends, get involved in the UE community, and make a difference on campus. It's an immersive leadership experience that can change your life! There are approximately 10 positions opening for spring 2014.

Eligible candidates must be full-time students with 2 semesters of college experience by the start of their contract date. Candidates must also be in good University standing and have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Applications are available in the Office of Residence Life. Applications and recommendation forms are due to the Office of Residence Life by 5 p.m. on October 11.

Those interested in being a Fall 2013 RA but who will be studying abroad this coming spring should apply now, as well.

* Response Ability Cancelled

The women of Phi Mu regretfully announce that the Response Ability presentation scheduled for Wednesday evening has been cancelled and will be postponed to a later date. They apologize for any inconvenience caused.

* New Issue of Crescent Magazine

Pick up your FREE copy of Crescent Magazine on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 18 campus locations ...and look for StudPub staffers passing out copies and free giveaways from 12:00-1:00pm!

* 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

* Foreign Languages Invites Local Schools to Campus

The Department of Foreign Languages will host their 9th Annual Linguapalooza event on Thursday, October 10. 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: Arabic, Chinese, French, Gaelic, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Russian. Students will also take a tour of campus in their studied language. Eleven area high schools are participating this year with a total of 138 students. The schools are: Boonville, Bosse, Castle, Evansville Day, Mater Dei, Harrison, Heritage Hills, Jasper, North, Tecumseh, and Wood Memorial.

* 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.



* Hensley Tied For The Lead At Butler

After a strong outing last week at Cleveland State, senior Parker Hensley kept the momentum rolling as his 2-under 68 puts him in a tie for the lead entering the final round of the Butler Fall Invitational at Highland Country Club.

Originally scheduled to be 54 holes, the men will now play 36 with 18 more holes of play remaining on Tuesday.

Hensley was one of three players to shoot a 68 on the day, joining Danny Masrin of Bradley and Austin Sproles from Eastern Illinois. Sophomore Alex Turner is tied for fifth place, shooting an even round of 70 on Monday.

Quinn Vilneff carded a 72 to tie for 12th place at the halfway point and was followed by Will Knights and Rick Voyvodic. Knights carded a 74 and is tied for 22nd while fellow sophomore Voyvodic posted a 76.

A pair of Aces freshmen played as individuals as Brett Wolvert tallied a 74 and is tied for 22nd while Jon Pick finished the day with a 79.

Evansville sits in second place, just five shots out of the lead going into Tuesday’s final round. Bradley leads the way with a 279 while the Aces posted a 284. Eastern Illinois is in third place, two shots behind Evansville.

A shotgun start gets the final round of play started on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. ET.

* Katterhenry and Crafton Lead Women's Golf At Butler

At the midway point of the Butler Fall Invitational, the University of Evansville women’s golf team stands in seventh place with 18 more holds remaining at Highland Country Club.

With an opening round score of 79, Kayla Katterhenry leads the way for the Purple Aces as she is tied for ninth place. Sophomore Paige Crafton carded an 82 on her way to tying for 27th while Cathy Doyle was a shot behind with an 83.

Maggie Camp posted an 86 on Wednesday and stands in a tie for 38th while Dana Hayden was a stroke behind with an 87. Kelly Lamarche, seeing time as an individual, registered an opening-round score of 88.Purdue had a successful outing as they sit atop the team standings by 16 shots while boasting the top two individuals. Aurora Kan and Brooke Beegle each shot a 1-over 71 to share the lead by two shots over Jenna Peters of Butler.

As a team, the Boilermakers finished the day with a 296 and stand ahead of second-place Butler by 16. Indiana State is in third with a 314 while Loyola sits in fourth place with a 320. Evansville is in seventh place with a 330.

A shotgun start gets the final round of play started on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. ET.


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