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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Upcoming Events

* Catholic Mass Time Change for This Sunday

As part of Family Weekend, Catholic Mass will be celebrated in Neu Chapel this Sunday at 9:00 am, with NO 1:00 pm Mass this week. The presider will be Fr. Christopher Droste, associate pastor of Annunciation Parish. There will be a coffee and donuts reception at the Newman Center following Mass. All students and their families are welcome! 

* UE Grad Joyce Bowles to Speak on Campus on October 2

Please join the University of Evansville's Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Eta Lambda Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau to an event featuring Joyce Bowles (Johnson) PhD, RN, and NMCC. Bowles is a graduate of the 1964 UE Bachelor of Science in Nursing Class, a retired army nurse, university professor and dean.

Bowles will speak about “The Importance of Options" on Thursday, October 2, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall), Schroeder Family School of Business Building. A dessert reception will follow.

This event is open to all members of Sigma Theta Tau, the local community, and UE faculty, students and staff.  Please RSVP to Jane Woods at 488-2343 or jw395@evansville.edu by 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 25 if you plan to attend! 

* Graduate School Events

On Wednesday, October 1, the Center for Career Development is sponsoring two graduate school events!

Graduate School Fair
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1:00-3:00 pm
East Terrace (outside Ridgway University Center)

Registered schools:

Ball State University

Campbellsville University

Indiana Tech - Evansville

Indiana Tech Law School

Indiana University Kelly School of Business—Graduate Accounting
Program, Information Systems Graduate Program

Indiana University School of Social Work

Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

IUPUI

IUPUI - School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Purdue University

Rose-Hulman

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale School of Law

The University of Indianapolis

University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

University of Louisville School of Dentistry

University of Southern Indiana

Valparaiso University Law

Graduate School Forum
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 6:30-8:00 pm
Room 75 - Schroeder Family School of Business Building

Faculty, alumni, and admissions representatives will discuss topics relating to graduate school admissions, programs, and more.

Confirmed panelists:

Dr. Katie Aldred
Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology, University of Evansville

Dr. Janet Beagle
Director of Graduate Admissions, Purdue University

Luke Bickel
Director of Graduate Programs, School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

Bryan Hamann
Graduate Student, Western Kentucky University

Arryn Lash, J.D.
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale School of Law


The hour long Q&A will be followed by a reception where students can talk to panelists informally. All students welcome! 

* UE Bookstore Parents Weekend Sale

The UE Bookstore will be offering 15% OFF the regular price of all clothing and gift purchases during Parents Weekend, Sept 26-28. Anyone can take advantage of the discount during store hours on Friday from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., or Sunday from noon.-2 p.m. Items already on clearance are exempt from this sale. 

* Get Your Flu Shot Today

Flu shots for students, employees, and family members will be available on Thursday October 2 from 7:00 am - 11:00 a.m., in the Crayton E. and Ellen Mann Health Center located in Sampson Hall. The cost is $20.00 per person. If you have coverage through Meritain Health, present your health insurance card at the time of service and there will be no charge for this service. Please see https://acelink.evansville.edu/Areas/HR/Files/UE%20Flu%20Shot%20Flyer.pdf.

* So You Think You Can Dance International

Dance night on September 26 from 8-10 pm in the small gym!! Come try and see some new dance moves with line dance instructors and UE students. 

Info You Should Know

* ADL International Anti-bias Education & Diversity Training Available to Campus Community

The Anti-defamation League (ADL) will be on the University of Evansville campus to offer training on anti-bias education and diversity in October and December.

There are currently 7 seats available for any campus member interested in being a part of the 4-day training.

The first of two workshops will be on Saturday and Sunday, October 18-19 and the second will be on December 6-7. The training will be a full day from 9 am until 5 pm of hands-on activities and lessons to help participants to present learning opportunities where all people can be treated with respect, dignity, equality, and fairness regardless of differences.

Once the participants have completed the training they will be licensed for 1-year to use the ADL curriculum on campus and in the community for the sole purpose providing anti-bias education at the University of Evansville and in the community.

Any campus member interested in being a part of the training should contact LaNeeca Williams, Diversity and Equity Officer at ext. 2413 or by email at lw161@evansville.edu by September 30,.

Training materials, and breakfast and lunch will be provided to all participants at no cost.
 

* Proposing a Course in the 2015 Five-Week Summer Session at Harlaxton College

Faculty who plan to propose a course for the 2015 five-week summer session at Harlaxton College, the British Campus of the University of Evansville, are invited to submit proposals at this time.

To propose a course, please contact Earl Kirk (ek43) for the official course proposal form, which will include instructions on compiling and submitting a proposal. 

The deadline for proposals is Friday, October 17.  Early submissions are invited.    

Key dates to assist in planning:

May 15: departure from USA
May 16: arrival in the UK and transfer to Harlaxton College
May 17: orientation
May 18: classes begin
June 17: classes end—final exams
June 18: departure from Harlaxton College; optional end-of-term trip begins; earliest possible return to USA
June 22: optional end-of-term trip returns to London
June 23: return to USA or independent travel

Questions may be directed to Earl Kirk, Director of Study Abroad, at ek43. 
 

Congratulations

* Beavers Invited to Co-Edit Series of Ethics Books

Anthony F. Beavers, professor of philosophy and director of the Digital Humanities Lab, was recently invited to serve as co-editor of a series of ethics books to be published by Mimesis International, an Italian publisher that wishes to publish a series of books in English. The series will publish two to three volumes a year into the indefinite future, and will focus on topics ranging from the philosophy of information and digital ethics to more theoretical issues concerning the differences between ethics and law. The other co-editor named in the project is Pier Marrone of the University of Trieste. Beavers was a recent recipient of the World Technology Award for Ethics for his work on ethics, automated technologies and digital media. 

* Business Started by UE Grad Sponsoring Run to Benefit Burdette Park

DNK Presents - a business started by Danielle Wolter '08 - is sponsoring a Nighttime 5k Blood Moon Run at Evansville's Burdette Park on October 4. Registration is from 7-8 p.m. with the race starting at 8:30 p.m. The run is to benefit Burdette Park. Go to this link to sign up: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=11466

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