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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

What's Happening Today

* Retirement Party for William Brown TODAY

Please join us October 22 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery to celebrate Professor of Art Bill Brown's many dedicated years of service to the Department of Art and the University.

* This Week in Music

Department of Music Chair and Associate Professor of Clarinet Thomas Josenhans and Associate Professor of Piano Garnet Ungar will present this week’s Faculty Recital in Wheeler Concert Hall tonight, October 22, at 7:30 p.m. The duo will perform a program of works from the Romantic and Modern eras. Highlights will include Brahms’s Sonata in Eb Major, Op. 120, No. 2, and Darius Milhaud’s Sonatina (1927). The recital is free and open to the public.

The Department of Music will host a guest artist recital featuring the piano duo of Jae Won Kim and Mark Tollefsen. As soloists, both performers have presented recitals in a variety of venues and have performed with numerous chamber ensembles and orchestras, and they are both currently pursuing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. Their UE recital will feature repertory from the Romantic and Modern eras, including works by Beethoven, Mozart, Liszt, Poulenc, and Rachmaninoff. The recital will occur in Wheeler Concert Hall on Sunday afternoon, October 27, at 4:00 p.m. [correction] and is free and open to the public.
 

* Movie and a Sweatshirt

On October 21-23 purchase a crew or hooded sweatshirt and get a CD movie from store stock for free in the UE Bookstore. Limit one movie per customer, includes all Movie You Buy selections and Treasure Hunt selections. Sweatshirts on clearance are not included in this promotion. Promotion ends on October 23.

* French Club Presents: Spotlight on Travel

The French Club will present "Spotlight on Travel Two Days in Montreal" with Visiting Assistant Professor of French Erica Cefalo on Tuesday, October 22 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Room 172, Schroeder Family School of Business Building. Tea and cookies provided.
 

Upcoming Events

* UE VETS Meeting - All Welcome to Attend

UE VETS, student veteran organization, will meet on Wednesday, October 23 at 6:00 p.m. in Room 72, Schroeder Family School of Business Building. Anyone interested in veteran related issues is welcome to join the group.

* APA Workshop: Thursday at the Writing Center

Do you have an APA paper coming up? Come to the Writing Center this Thursday at 5 p.m. for expert help with citations, running heads, references and all things APA. Snacks will be served along with knowledge. See you there!

* Commencement Central for Winter Grads is Thursday, October 24

If you plan to graduate this December, you need to stop by Commencement Central, Thursday, October 24, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. outside of the University Bookstore. It's your one stop shopping for graduation needs: check in with the registrar, order cap, gown and announcements from the bookstore, learn about services available to you through Alumni and Career Development.

* I-House: Dominican Republic

All members of the campus and local community are encouraged to attend I-House: Dominican Republic. I-House features a different international student each week sharing their story of life in their country. This week, Koral Nunez and Rene Perez will discuss what their lives are like in the Dominican Republic. 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.

* Exit Counseling Required for Direct Loan Recipients Who Are Graduating, Withdrawing Or Transferring

Students who have received a Direct Loan while attending UE and plan to graduate, withdraw from school, or transfer to another school at the end of the fall semester are mandated by federal regulations to attend an Exit Counseling Session. The Office of Financial Aid will hold two sessions in Hyde Hall 126: on
Thur.day, October 24 - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 11 - 1:30 p.m. (Reading/Study Day).

You must arrive on time and bring the names, addresses and phone numbers of 2 people who you will remain in contact with after leaving UE, plus a relative at a different address than yours. Session will last approximately 30 minutes.
 

* Josten Ring Day - Thursday, October 24

The Jostens ring representative will be on campus on Thursday, October 24 as part of Commencement Central. You do NOT have to be graduate to browse ring designs and check out their offerings. Jostens will be set up just outside the UE Bookstore from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. that day. There is no obligation to purchase, but there may some special promotions during the day.

Info You Should Know

* UE Libraries Wheeler Fund Awarded

This year the Wheeler Award funds proposals received from Wendy Thomas, director, Major Discovery Program and Dr. Diana Rodriguez Quevedo, Foreign Language Department.

Professor Thomas proposed the purchase of DVDs to supplement resources used in the FYS class September 11, 2001 and Its Many Meanings. The DVDs document the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in New York City.
Dr. Rodriguez Quevedo requested funds to strengthen the Libraries' collection of resources dealing with Latin America, especially focusing on the class Social Issues of Hispanic Society--Latin America. The English language books and DVDs purchased will focus on social and cultural aspects of Latin America. Some of the areas of study include gender and women, race, identity, sexuality and LGBT movements, domestic violence, and human rights.

* IMPACT Employee of the Month Nominations

The University of Evansville, in pursuit of excellence in service, wishes to recognize a non-faculty employee displaying records of achievement as a leader. Leadership may be demonstrated in any of the following categories:
(bullet) Service to the University
(bullet) Service to students
(bullet) Job performance and attitude towards fellow employees

To be eligible, an employee must be a full-time member of administration or staff.

Nominations for the November 2013 Employee Excellence Award are due no later than Wednesday, October 23.

To nominate someone, please go to http://acelink.evansville.edu/tools/employeeaward.
 

* Calling all Volleyball Officials!

The Intramural Department is looking for volleyball officials. If you are interested, please email Seth Woodason (sw227).

* Notice to UE Community Artists and Crafters

Exciting news! Attention UE community artists and crafters; This year the Department of Art is planning a Handcrafted Wreath Exhibition to run in conjunction with the Annual UE Art and Craft Christmas Sale. Both events will be held in the Melvin Peterson Gallery, on the corner of Lincoln and Weinbach Avenues. Participation is open to both the UE community and all area artists and crafters. Please invite your creative family and friends to participate.

The Wreath Exhibition, will open on December 2 and run through December 13. All categories of art are eligible. A wreath is defined as a circular band of flowers, foliage or any decorative work created for decorative, celebratory or memorial purposes. Your handcrafted wreath only needs to be circular. It does not need to be holiday themed. It could be painted, hammered, or glued, large or small, traditional or non-traditional. You may offer your wreath for sale, but are not required to do so. We are looking forward to seeing a variety of creative responses to the Wreath theme!

Entries for the Wreath Exhibition will be accepted on Thursday and Friday, November 21stand 22nd in either the Peterson Gallery during normal hours of 12:00 PM to 6PM on Thursday and 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Friday or in the Art Office, Krannert Hall of Fine Arts, Room 212, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The Annual Art and Craft Sale will take place in the Melvin Peterson Gallery on Thursday December 5 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. You do not need to be present in order to sell your work. All artists and crafters wanting to participate can deliver their items for sale to the Peterson Gallery during the regularly scheduled hours of 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4.

Again, anyone in the UE community who creates art & crafts is invited to participate in these events. This includes spouses, children, relatives and friends.

Members of the UE Friends of Art and other volunteers will be manning the sale so it is not necessary for sale participants to stay in the Peterson Gallery with their work.

To enter work in the Christmas Exhibition, to register as a participant for the Art and Craft Sale or for more information, please stop the Department of Art Office or phone at 488-2043. (A sample of work may be requested prior to inclusion as a participant in either event.)

Congratulations

* UE Students Win the Innovative Design Competition

A UE inter-disciplinary team of five students brought home first place honors in the Lawrence Technological University (LTU) “Innovation Encounter” competition held on October 18-19 in Southfield, Michigan. The UE team included students from engineering, business and physical therapy.

This is the second year in a row that UE multi-disciplinary students have brought home first place in this contest

Students on the UE team included Vaughn Ahlf (Mechanical Engineering), Jawad AlDhalemi (Computer Engineering), Laura Best (Mechanical Engineering), Andrey Biryuchinskiy (Finance and Economics), and Annie Wooten (Physical Therapy). The UE team was coached by Dr. Immanuel Selvaraj, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering from the College of Engineering and Computer Science.

In this competition, teams were challenged with creating a business level solution for a real-world client (Reverie) problem statement in a two day event. The event engaged students from eight universities in both competition and the appreciation of the skills learned during their academic careers. The competition included educational components, networking opportunities, and valuable feedback. The LTU “Innovation Encounter” provided students the opportunity to work on a real-world problem that required teamwork, business planning, critical thinking, and innovation.

The eight universities that competed in this competition are Gonzaga University, Ohio Northern University, Lawrence Technological University, Villanova University, Saint Louis University, Kettering University, Widener University and University of Evansville.

 

Sympathy to...

* Bill Stroube and Family

Condolences to Bill Stroube and his family on the death of his mother. 

Tillie Stroube, 94, Princeton, KY died Sunday, October 20, at the Heritage Center in Evansville, IN after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church in Princeton, KY

She is survived by one son, Bill Stroube and wife, Kathy, Evansville, IN, two grandsons: Bryan Stroube, College Park, Maryland and Samuel Stroube, New York City, New York, one brother, S. J. Larkins, Jr., Jacksonville, FL and one sister, Stella Swope, Nashville, TN.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Bryan Stroube, Sr., parents, S. J. Larkins and Elizabeth Short Larkins, one daughter, Martha Stroube and one brother, David Everette Larkins.

Visitation was held yesterday at Morgan's Funeral Home. Funeral services are today at 10:00 AM at Morgan's with Rev. Cliff Jones. Burial following in the Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, 510 Hopkinsville Street, Princeton, KY 42445
 

Athletics

* Women's Golf Strong In Opening Round At Dayton

Junior Cathy Doyle finished with a 5-over 75 in the opening round of the Dayton Fall Invitational as the Purple Aces women's golf team sits in third place entering Tuesday's final round at NCR Country Club.

Doyle sits just two strokes off of the lead as Maggie Prokop of Dayton posted the top round on Monday with a 73. Three players are tied for second with a 74 while Doyle is one of six players tied for fifth place with a 75.

Sophomore Paige Crafton shot a 77 and is one of four players tied for 13th place. Dana Hayden carded a 78 and sits in a tie for 17th overall. Rounding out Evansville's squad were freshman Kayla Katterhenry (81 – tied for 39th) and Maggie Camp (87 – tied for 76th). Sydney Skiles finished the opening day with a round of 88 playing as an individual.

With just 18 holes remaining, the Aces sit in a strong position on the leaderboard. Detroit leads the way with a 306 while the next three schools are within six strokes. Dayton sits in second with a 310 while Evansville is in third, one shot behind the Flyers. Chicago State is fourth with a 312 while Robert Morris and the B Team for Dayton round out the top five with a 317.
 

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