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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Upcoming Events

* Bob Boxell Retirement Reception Set for June 30

After more than 29 years as the sports information director for the University of Evansville, Bob Boxell is retiring on June 30. Bob has been a constant throughout many of the exciting times for the Purple Aces and he will be greatly missed. Please stop by to wish him well on Thursday, June 30, from 3-4 the Class of 1959 Gallery, Ridgway University Center.


* Experience Evansville: Visit UE!

The Office of Admission is having its annual summer Open House on Saturday, July 16. If you have family members, friends, or neighbors who are in high school and who could benefit from a visit to the UE campus, please encourage them to attend. They will join other prospective students from around the country in visiting with faculty members and learning about the scholarship opportunities available as well as touring campus including residence halls and Ridgway University Center. They can register online or by calling the Office of Admission at 800-423-8633, ext. 2468. If this date does not work, please contact the Office of Admission for other visit opportunities.


* Summer Clay Workshop

Discover your creative potential in a highly creative, informed, supportive and relaxed environment at a clay workshop this summer.  Instruction is customized for the beginning ceramicist and for those more experienced in clay.  Workshop participants will have the opportunity to develop their own clay bodies, formulate glazes, and experiment with various types of firings including: oxidation, reduction, raku, and horse hair.  The workshop will consist of traditional methods on the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques. Previous knowledge of ceramics is helpful, but not a requirement for participation in this workshop.  (Upon registration, students will be provided with a list of basic tools required for success in class.  Clay and glazes are available in class.)

Instructor:           Mark Schoenbaum, Artist and UE Ceramics Instructor
Dates:                   July 6 – 27, Monday– Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost:                      $379 until June 30; $399 after June 30
To Register:        Call the UE Center for Adult Education – 812-488-2981
Location:             University of Evansville’s Ceramic’s Studio located at the Art and Engineering Annex, Lincoln Avenue


* UE Employees, Students and Families Welcome to Alumni Cubs Outing

Tickets are still available for the UE Alumni Outing at the Chicago Cubs/Florida Marlins game Friday, July 15.  The outing begins with lunch at Goose Island in Wrigleyville at 11 a.m. followed by the game at 1:20 p.m.  $75 covers lunch and the game for adults, $65 for children 13 and under.  Online registration is available at  Questions?  Contact


Info You Should Know

* AEDs Reinstalled after Being Serviced

On Tuesday, June 28, the Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in Graves Hall, Koch Center, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building McCurdy Wing, and Hyde Hall/May Studio Theatre were reinstalled and are now available for use, if necessary. If you find yourself needing to use one of the campus AEDs, please follow the audible instructions that the machine provides. Also, contacting the Office of Safety and Security for assistance is highly recommended. Safety and Security can be reached at its emergency campus extension 6911, or by cell phone at 471-6911.


* Time Card Approval Deadline Extended

Since Monday, July 4 is a holiday, the deadline for time card approval by supervisors has been extended to noon on Tuesday, July 5.  Please contact Gloria Spencer at ext 2159 if you have any questions.


* Libraries Announces Independence Day Holiday Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours during the Independence Day holiday. Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with questions at 488.2376  or
•  Friday, July 1st:         7:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Saturday, July 2:   CLOSED
• Sunday, July 3:      CLOSED
• Monday, July 4:     CLOSED
• Tuesday, July 5:     Resume Regular Summer Hours


* UE Language Lab Looking for Research Participants

The University of Evansville Language Lab is looking for children to participate in Language Development Research. Needed are: typically-developing children ages 1 to 3 (session lasting 45 minutes), children with Autism between the ages of 3 and 12 (session lasts about 2 hours), and children with Down Syndrome ages 3 to 8 (session lasts about 2 hours). Appointments can be made for almost any time or day and last approximately an hour and a half.  If you or anybody you know is interested, they can contact the Lab at 812-488-1060 or



* Millay to Represent UE at MVC SAAC Meeting

University of Evansville golfer Neal Millay has been appointed to the Missouri Valley Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.  Representatives from each of the MVC's 10 schools will come together July 29-31 for their annual meeting in Saint Louis. They will participate in a day-long community service project July 30 and then meet July 31 to discuss issues that pertain directly to student-athletes.

Millay, an MVC Honor Roll student majoring in mechanical engineering, goes into his fourth year as a member of coach Jim Hamilton's golf team in 2011-12.  He has played 59 rounds through his first three seasons and has a 76.8 stroke average.



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