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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

What's Happening Today

* Bookstore Sale

The UE Bookstore is offering 20% OFF on purchases of all UE clothing and gift items in the store May 1 - 7 during Book Buyback. There is also a selection of specially marked tee shirts at $6.95 for sale during the week. Items on clearance are excluded from this sale. Stop in and get some Evansville gear and save some money!

* Book Buyback

Book buyback at the UE Bookstore runs May 1-7 during store hours. Please remember to bring your student ID with you. The Bookstore freely quotes prices on any books regardless of where purchased or if used on this campus. ALSO Rental books rented through the Bookstore are due back no later than May 7 at 4 p.m. If you have any questions please contact the Bookstore.


Upcoming Events

* Health Screenings for HRA Participants - Sign Up Online

The annual health screenings for HRA insured are scheduled every Wednesday morning in June. This year, fast for 10 hours prior to lab testing, as a complete lipid profile will be tested. Please be well hydrated, however, by drinking non-caloric fluids.

Sign up in AceLink beginning Tuesday, May 6. You may schedule 2 appointments, one for the employee and one for the insured spouse. If you need to change an appointment, be sure to cancel the old one.

Another health screening opportunity is scheduled in September. Wellness credits are earned by attending a screening.

* Federal Loan Exit Counseling for May Graduates

Students who have received Federal Direct Loans while attending UE and plan to graduate or transfer this spring are mandated by federal regulations to attend an Exit Counseling session. The Office of Financial Aid will hold the last session in Hyde Hall, Room 126, on May 9 at 11:30 a.m. 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 next of kin at a different address than yours. Session will last approx. 30 minutes.

* Kingsley Retirement Reception on May 7

Please join us Wednesday, May 7, for a campus-wide retirement reception honoring Dr. & Mrs. Gordon Kingsley. The event begins at 3:00 p.m. in the Dunigan Lounge at the Schroeder Family School of Business building. Hope to see you there!


Info You Should Know

* Libraries Announces Intersession Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours for the Intersession beginning on May 8th and ending on May 18th. Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with questions at 488.2376 or .

* 5/7/14: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
* 5/8/14: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
* 5/9/14: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
* 5/10/14: CLOSED
* 5/11/14: CLOSED
* 5/12/14: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
* 5/13/14: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
* 5/14/14: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
* 5/15/14: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
* 5/16/14: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
* 5/17/14: CLOSED
* 5/18/14: CLOSED
* 5/19/14: Begin Summer Hours

* Last chance to pick up a copy of the 2013 LinC

Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students — Don't leave campus without picking up your copy of the 2013 yearbook. Stop by Student Publications between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to get your copy. And anyone who would like a copy, extras are available outside the Student Publications office. Help yourself.

* Book Buyback/Rental Returns

Don't forget that the Bookstore book buyback runs from May 1 through May 7 at the UE Bookstore. Also book rentals are due back by May 7 at 4 PM as well. Promotions all during the week. We free quote books regardless if used on this campus or where purchased.

* TIAA-CREF Counseling Appointments

The TIAA-CREF representative will be on the UE campus on Tuesday May 13 and Thursday May 15, 2014 for individual counseling sessions. To schedule an appointment, call TIAA-CREF at 1-800-732-8353 or 317-706-6200. The sessions are held in the Clifford Rare Books Room of the University Libraries (room 158). If you have any questions, call Carol McCraney at 488-2943.

* Fitness Center Hours - Final Exam Week

The Fitness Center Hours for Final Exam Week are as follows:
Wednesday April 30 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Thursday May 1 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday May 2 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday May 3 - 11:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday May 4 - 11:30 am to 5:30 pm
Monday May 5 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Tuesday May 6 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday May 7 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Thursday May 8 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday May 9 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday May 10 - Closed
Sunday May 11 - Closed

* Transcripts for Current Students

Due to the entering of final grades, transcripts will not be available from the Registrar’s Office beginning April 30th until May 13th . During this time, students needing unofficial transcripts can print this information from their WebAdvisor account. 

* Important "Mail" Notice for Students Living in UE Housing!

Last Day for Mail Delivery and Pick Up for All Students Who Have Been Living in UE Housing will be Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

Please review the “Office of Residence Life” website link at “On-Campus Services”-“Mail Services” link prior to departure.

You are strongly encouraged to contact financial institutions directly. The University is not responsible for fines or penalties due to delayed mail delivery.

If you are expecting packages shipped via couriers (FedEx, UPS, DHL, USPS, etc.) that may arrive after your departure, please contact UE Mail Services when inquiring about these items.
Mail Services will not be able to forward items; please make other arrangements prior to departure.

Please contact UE Mail Services with questions or concerns via email or phone (812) 488-2197.

* Libraries Announces Final Exam Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours during Final Examinations.
Wednesday, April 30: 7:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursdsay, May 1: 7:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday, May 2  7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 3: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday, May 4:  Noon - 1:00 am
Monday, May 5: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tueday, May 6: 7:30 am - Midnight
Wednesday, May 7:  7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with questions at 812.488.2376 or .



* Jennifer McFarland Named Winner of 2014 Best Thesis in Psychology/Neuroscience

Of the thirty-two theses in this year graduating class of psychology and neuroscience majors, Jennifer McFarland’s thesis was voted the Best Thesis Award. Her thesis was titled "Chronic Stress as a Primary Deterrent of Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis:Mechanism, Consequences, and Implications" and may be accessed at Jennifer McFarland (2014). Jennifer is a dual Psychology-Neuroscience major from Neehah, Wisconsin, and she will graduate magna cum laude in the Honors Program. She will be attending the University of Maryland next year in their doctoral neuroscience program.

* Gieselman to Speak at Indiana United Methodist Annual Conference, Indianapolis

University Chaplain Tamara Gieselman has been invited to speak during the United Methodist Institutional Connection Session on May 29, during the Indiana United Methodist Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Gieselman will speak on the theme, “The Outwardly Focused Church: Interfaith Engagement as Spiritual Formation.”

The Institutional Connection in Indiana includes Africa University, Asbury Towers, Bashor Children’s Home, DePauw University, Archives of DePauw University & Indiana United Methodism, Franklin United Methodist Community, Heritage Pointe, Indiana United Methodist Children's Home, IU Health, Lucille Raines Residence, United Methodist Foundation of Indiana, United Methodist Youth Home, University of Evansville, University of Indianapolis, and Wesley Manor.

Fun fact: The United Methodist Church has more formal educational institutions than any other Protestant denomination. 

* Birth Announcement

Director of Security Harold Matthews and his wife Sandy are the proud great-grandparents of a great-granddaughter, Salem Corinne Morgan Armstrong. She was born on April 28 and she weighed seven pounds and four ounces and was 21 inches long. Her parents are the Matthews' granddaughter Kay and her husband Jake Armstrong. (Kay is the daughter of the Matthews' son Ron Matthews.)


Sympathy to...

* Sylvia DeVault and Family

Condolences to Director of Alumni and Parent Relations Sylvia DeVault. Sylvia's mother Aline Young passed away on Sunday morning. Our deepest sympathy goes out to Sylvia and her family. Visitiaton is Wednesday, May 7 from 3-7 p.m. EST, with a memorial service at 7:00 p.m. EST at Gill Funeral Home in Washington, Indiana.

* Vicky Hasenour and Family

Condolences  to Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Administrative Assistant Vicky Hasenour, whose mother, Veneta Wilson “Pete” Labhart, passed away Friday, May 2. Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, at Koehler Funeral Home Boonville Chapel.  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at Koehler Funeral Home.



* Claim Your Student Rewards Prizes!!

Students, a reminder as the year is coming to a close, don’t forget to pick up any Student Rewards prizes you have earned for coming to University of Evansville athletic events this school year. Just a reminder that points will start from scratch in August, so make sure to get your Student Rewards items before you head home for the summer! You can pick up your Student Rewards prizes from the Carson Center Ticket Office during normal business hours Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm.

We appreciate your support and attendance at our games this year!
Thanks, and Go Aces!!


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