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Thursday, July 31, 2014

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* Front Oval Closed Wednesday, August 6

The front oval will be closed on Wednesday, August 6, and parking will not be permitted until 10:00 a.m. in order to take photographs for a University Virtual Tour.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
 

* Move-In Day Greeters Needed

It is time once again to welcome a new class to the University of Evansville. As has been our tradition, we are looking for faculty and staff members to volunteer for a 2 hour shift on Saturday, August 23rd to coordinate the movers and welcome students living in the Residence Halls along with their families. All materials and directions will be provided, we just need people to assist with the process. To sign up for a shift, please visit this site: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/805094EAEA62F4-move

For further questions contact Geoff Edwards in the Center for Student Engagement at ge21@evansville.edu

* Campus Satellite Copiers being Replaced

Current Satellite copiers are scheduled to be replaced with new black/white copiers beginning the morning of Thursday,July 31 and continuing all day. The copiers being replaced are located in these buildings:
Koch Center (2), Olmsted (3), Hyde (1), Krannert (1), Igleheart (1), Graves (1), Ridgway Center (1), Carson (1) and General Services (2).

Copiers not being replaced at this time are located in the UE Library and SOBA.

While installations are expected to go smoothly with minimal downtime, please plan your black/white copy job requirements accordingly. New copiers will accept FY14-15 copy codes and will have signage on them indicating that they are ready to use.

For questions or concerns, contact Kim Winsett at extension 2940 or email kw83 or Cathy Wellmeier at extension 2941 or email cw220.
 

* Library Intersession Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of Intersession beginning on July 26th and concluding on August 26th.

* Monday- Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

* Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

Contact the Libraries with questions at 812.488.2376 .
 

* Connections with Kazee July 2014

This month, President Tom Kazee talks summer travel, Harlaxton principals, new scholarships, faculty awards, summer programs and more in the July 2014 podcast.

Click here to watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZY3iUdDjMCo
 

* Discounted Jon Pardi Tickets to Kick Off School Year!

On August 15, Jon Pardi and special guest, Clayton Anderson, are coming to the Victory Theatre for VenuWorks' last installment of the Summer Country Nights Series. Since August 15 is close to the beginning of your school year, VenuWorks would like to extend a special group discount to all UE faculty, staff, and students (perhaps Orientation/Move-In leaders that may be coming into town early) as a way of welcoming in the new semester!

With the code “ACES” and your UE ID, all faculty, staff, and students can purchase a ticket to the concert for just $15! These dcount tickets to the concert are available through the Ford Center ticket office.  You simply take your UE ID to the window.  If you choose to order online through Ticket Master, you will have to pay some additional fees.

This ticket will also provide special access to the VIP Pre-Party, which includes, games, giveaways, food and drink specials, and much more! It’ll be a fun night, and VenuWorks is excited to offer great, yet cost-effective entertainment to everyone at UE. 

Congratulations

* Parker Hensley Named All-American Scholar

Graduated University of Evansville senior Parker Hensley became the second men’s golfer this season to be named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.

“This is a great honor for Parker, I am very proud of his work in the classroom, on the course and in the community,” UE head coach Jim Hamilton said. “He has worked very hard to achieve All-America status and he could not be more deserving of this honor.”

The native of San Antonio, Texas had his top season as a senior with the Purple Aces. With a stroke average of 74.48, Hensley finished the year over two strokes under his career average. His performance put him 12th in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Hensley’s top effort came in the 2013 Butler Fall Invitational as he tied for second place on the leaderboard. A 2-under 68 in the opening round was followed up by a 1-over 71 as he finished the tournament one shot under par with a 139. He registered another top 20 finish, tying for 20th out of 93 participants at the Dayton Flyer Invitational.

In the spring of 2014, Hensley picked up right where he left off in the fall, tying for 11th place as the men took top honors at the Benbow Invitational. He performed well in the clutch at the Bradley Invitational, carding an even 144 over two rounds of play. That effort tied him for sevent place as the Aces took their second team championship of the season.

While improving each season on the course, Hensley also did the same in the classroom. That culminated with a 3.875 GPA in his senior campaign at UE.

Over 200 players in Division I, 75 in Division II and 11 in NAIA earned the honor. Additionally, 46 honorees were added to the previously released Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars.

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 77.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.
 

* Yasser Alhenawi Has Paper Published in Review of Financial Economics

Yasser Alhenawi, assistant professor of finance, has had a paper entitled "On the Interaction between Momentum Effect and Size Effect " accepted for publication in the Review of Financial Economics. The paper analyzes the interaction between the size effect and the momentum effect in cross-sectional stock returns and reports a significant shift in stock returns structure during the rising markets of the 1990s and the 2000s. The documented patterns indicate that the size and momentum effects are not completely independent as previously document in literature; rather, they stem from a common economic phenomenon: growth. 

* Beavers to Join a Macmillan Editorial Team

Anthony F. Beavers, professor of philosophy and director of the Digital Humanities Lab, was recently invited to participate in an innovative project titled "The Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks: Philosophy." The project is being launched by Cengage Learning, Inc., the holder of the Macmillan and Wadsworth imprints and the publisher of the award-wining ten volume second edition of the Encyclopedia of Philosophy in 2006. The estimated half a million dollar project will initially include nine volumes dedicated to the philosophy of education, environmental ethics, medical ethics, the philosophy of law, the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of religion, the philosophy of sex and love, the philosophy of sport, and the philosophy of technology. Each volume will be geared toward undergraduates and appropriately suited for classroom use. As a member of the team, Beavers will be the editor of the volume on the philosophy of technology. 

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