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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

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Upcoming Events

* SAB St. Patrick's Day Bingo

The Student Activities Board will host St. Patrick's Day Bingo on Monday, March 14, at 8 p.m. in Eykamp 251, Ridgway University Center. This will be the LAST game of bingo of the year! Prizes include $100 cash, a Green iPod, a $50 movie package, and many, many more!

* Installation and Reception for White Family Professorship

Susan Kupisch, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Susan Kupisch invites the UE community to the installation of the White Family Professorship honoring Amy Hall, PhD, chair of the Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, as the inaugural professor. Also being honored is Linda E. White for her continued support of UE. The Installation Ceremony and reception is set for Monday, March 21 in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. The ceremony is at 4 p.m., followed by the reception at 4:30 p.m.

* Freedom Activist to Speak on Campus on March 23

Foundation for Economic Education President Lawrence Reed, a celebrated activist for freedom, will lecture on campus on March 23. His first talk – Witch Hunting for Robber Barons: The Standard Oil Story” – is at 4 p.m., Room 162 (Harkness Hall), Schroeder Family School of Business Administration. His second – “Seven Principles of Sound Public Policy: A Lecture on Economics” – is at 7 p.m., Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall), Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building. This is sponsored by the Kern Family Foundation and the Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana. Reed traveled with the Polish anti-communist underground in 1986; spent time with the contra-rebels during the Nicaraguan civil war; and lived for two weeks with Mozambique rebels in 1991. 

* Hungarian Mathematician Kristof Huszar Coming to UE

Kristof Huszar will speak at the Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana’s Multicultural Lecture Series event on Monday, March 14 at 4 p.m., Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall) Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building. He will discuss “Creating a Culture of Problem Solving: The Hungarian Approach to Education,” This event is free and open to the public. A reception follows in the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building Atrium.

Info You Should Know

* 2011 Lunch with the Aces at Outback Steakhouse!

"Lunch With The Aces," the annual University of Evansville fundraiser for athletic scholarships is Thursday, March 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Outback Steakhouse on the Lloyd Expressway on Evansville's east side. This year's event features one lunch session beginning at 11:30 a.m. The cost of lunch is $25 per person, with each lunch featuring fresh baked bread, a garden salad, Outback's Bushman Shrooms, grilled steak and chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, and a classic cheesecake dessert. UE coaches and staff members will serve as the lunch hosts and greeters.All proceeds from the event go to benefit UE's Department of Athletics Scholarship Fund. The registration deadline is Tuesday, March 15. To register call Dwight Merilatt at 488-2287.
 

* TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions Dates

The TIAA CREF representative will be here Wednesday, March 9 and Friday, March 11 for individual counseling sessions in the Library’s Clifford Rare Books Room (Room 158). To schedule an appointment, call TIAA CREF at 1-800-732-8353 or 812-349-4443. If you have questions, call Carol McCraney at extension 2943.

* Recycle Outdated Files Now and Be Part of Recycle Mania!

This year’s Recycle Mania competition ends April 2! If paper in your office or department storage area is getting in the way, consider donating it to Recycle Mania. Spring break might be an opportune time to purge outdated files! Anything paper is accepted: office paper, hard and softbound books (including phone books), magazines, catalogs, newspaper, etc.

* File the 2011-2012 FAFSA by March 10 - Watch New Video

Be sure to file the 2011-12 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov to be considered for federal, state and University financial aid, including federal student loans. The 2011-12 FAFSA establishes aid eligibility for fall 2011 through summer 2012.

Students from Indiana must ensure that their 2011-12 FAFSA is received by the federal processor no later than March 10, 2011; however, filing by March 10 is beneficial for all students. Questions regarding the FAFSA should be directed to the Office of Financial Aid at 812-488-2364, 800-424-8634 or financialaid@evansville.edu.

NEW: Watch a presentation by Director of Financial Aid, JoAnn Laugel. She'll explain scholarship and financial aid renewal for next year. http://uofevansville.na5.acrobat.com/p68055852/

* UE Libraries Spring Break Hours

Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours during Spring Break. Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with questions at 488-2376.

  • Monday, March 7: 7:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 8: 7:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 9: 7:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 10: 7:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Friday, March 11: 7:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 12: CLOSED
  • Sunday, March 13:  3 p.m.-Midnight
  • Monday, March 14: Resume regular hours
* Bookstore Saturday Hours Revised

The Bookstore will be open Saturday, March 5 with shortened hours from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The Bookstore will have regular hours during Spring break Monday-Friday but will be closed on Saturday, March 12.  It was previously posted that the store would be closed March 5.

Congratulations

* Van Tongeren Chosen For Scholar-Athlete Team

UEsenior Pieter van Tongeren was chosen yesterday for the Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete Team. Van Tongeren made the five-man second team in voting done by the league's sports information directors. Van Tongeren has a dual major of communications and visual communications, and will graduate in May. He has a 3.23 grade point average.

Athletics

* Baseball Team Travels South for Spring Break

The UE baseball team travels to Jacksonville and Tampa this week for spring break. UE takes on Jacksonville University Tuesday and Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., and then heads to Tampa for a three-game series with the University of South Florida. They are scheduled for one game versus USF on Friday at 6p.m. and a doubleheader on Saturday at 3 p.m.

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