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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

* Weinbach Lane Closures Near Campus

Beginning in early November, Weinbach Avenue will be closed at Division Street just north of the Lloyd Expressway overpass. The West-bound ramp to Weinbach Avenue from the Lloyd Expressway will be closed for several months, and this closure will also affect traffic heading south on Weinbach. Once complete, the construction zone will be moved to the south side of the overpass, and additional closings will occur. Please plan accordingly for your commute to campus. 


What's Happening Today

* Diversity Dialogue at Fehn House

The first Diversity Dialogue session at the Fehn House will happen on today from 7-9 pm. The session is meant to help debunk the false stereotypes brought about by prejudice. ALL students are welcome, and all viewpoints will be recognized. 

* This Week in Music: A Concert of Many Choirs

The University Choir and the chamber choir Kantorei will present a concert in Neu Chapel this Tuesday evening, October 28, at 7:30 p.m. Associate Professor and Director of Choral Activities Dennis Malfatti will lead the ensembles in a program that will focus largely on music of the modern era, with works by Healey Willan, John Rutter, David Briggs, and Ola Gjeilo, just to name a few. The concert will also feature the Chamber Choir and the Concert Choir of Henderson County High School under the direction of John DeFerraro, with the choirs performing both separately and as one combined ensemble. All the ensembles, UE and Henderson County, will then join together to conclude the concert with a performance of Mozart’s "Regina coeli," with the solo quartet featuring Assistant Professor Alanna Keenan (soprano), UE student Payton Judd (alto), Assistant Professor Gregory Rike (tenor), and Assistant Professor Eric McCluskey (baritone). The concert is free and open to the public. 

* UE Community Invited to Attend One Book One Community Author Presentation

One Book One Community invites everyone at UE to attend the 2014 author presentation. Bestselling author Erik Larson is the featured author of this year’s program and the reading selection is In the Garden of Beasts. Larson will speak about his work, answer your questions, and sign copies of his books. The event is free.

The event takes place at the Victory Theatre in Evansville on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm.

Larson is the New York Times bestselling author of In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin; and Devil in the White City, amongst others.

One Book One Community is a grassroots reading program founded by the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library to develop a community built around the shared experience of people reading and talking about the same book.  

* Silence is Scary!

NO MORE! No more excuses, no more bystanders, no more violence, no more silence. On Wednesday, October 29 between 11 am and 2 pm we invite all of UE to say NO MORE to sexual misconduct. Stop by our tables in Ridgway University Center by the Info Desk and create your own NO MORE statement, get your photo taken with your statement, and have it posted on Facebook. Stop by, learn more and join the movement to say NO MORE!

For more information please contact Cara Wood at


Upcoming Events

* Business Speed Networking

Attention all business-related majors, RSVP in JobLink by Monday, November 3, to attend Business Speed Networking. The event will be held Tuesday, November 4, from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. Get face-to-face with employers interested in you! Space is limited, so RSVP today under JobLink’s Events tab (Workshops). 

* Engineering Speed Networking

Attention all engineering students, RSVP in JobLink by November 3 to attend the fourth-annual Engineering Speed Networking Event. The event will be held Wednesday, November 5, from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. Get face-to-face with employers interested in you! Space is limited, so RSVP today under JobLink’s Events tab (Workshops). 

* Employee Wellness Nurse on Campus

The employee wellness nurse will be in the Fitness Center lobby on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 1 - 3 p.m. 

* I-House: Nigeria

This week's I-House presentation will be on Nigeria! Our presenters are Yudi and Foluso and they have a great presentation for everyone. Yudi is a biology/pre-physician's assistant major and Foluso is a civil engineering major. Yudi loves to garden, shop and travel. Foluso loves soccer, cooking and reading. When asked what they loved most about UE, Foluso said the student and teacher relationships and Yudi said the international students. Now that you know a bit about them, come find out more Wednesday at 7 p.m., upstairs in Ridgway University Center! 

* Spanish Film Club Celebrates Halloween

The Spanish Film Club will show three horror movies at the Koch Center 101 on Thursday, October 30 starting at 3:00 pm. Join us and have a terrifying experience. For more information, contact Francis Prexl-Orti ( or Lorena Andueza ( 

* Writing Center Boot Camp for International Students

How do you know when to use “a,” “an,” or “the”? What about run-on sentences? Do prepositions make you crazy? Are your sentences choppy? Join us on Wednesday, October 29 at 5 p.m. in the Writing Center where we will present some strategies for helping you create effective academic papers in English. 

* Trick or Eat

Sign-up for this year's Inter-Greek Council's Trick or Eat in Ridgway University Center lobby on Tuesday, October 28 during the lunch and dinner hours.

Anyone is eligible to sign up. You can sign up by organization or just a group of friends! Trick or Eat will be held on October 31. On that day from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., teams will be going out into the community to collect canned foods to benefit Ozanam Family Shelter. The two hours of can collection will count for service hours.

Then, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., teams will be returning to Ridgway University Center where there will be activities ranging from costume contests to decorating cookies and pumpkins. Hot apple cider and hot chocolate will be provided from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Come out and support a great cause and don't forget to sign up in Ridgway University Center! 


Info You Should Know

* UE Libraries Wheeler Fund Awarded.

This year the Wheeler Award funds proposals received from Dr. Jennie Ebeling, Archaeology and Art History Department, and Professor Bianca Leggett, British Studies, Harlaxton College.

Dr. Ebeling proposed purchasing titles to enhance the Libraries’ collection of books on the site of Jezreel, Israel and comparable sites in the Jezreel Valley. The University of Evansville is one of the sponsoring institutions for the Jezreel Expedition in Israel with Dr. Ebeling serving as co-director for the project. The requested resources will assist in research necessary for the production of reports, journal articles, and presentations documenting the history of settlement at Jezreel from the Neolithic to the modern period.

Professor Bianca Leggett requested funds to update and enhance the Harlaxton Library collection of books focusing on the contemporary fiction of Britain’s black and minority ethnic population for a special topics course at Harlaxton College scheduled for next Fall. 

* What Can One Person Do to Improve Water Quality?

Check out the new UE Storm Water Quality Management Web Page for some answers to that and other questions – here’s the link: 



* Religion Professor Publishes Article in Leading Journal

An article by religion professor James Ware was recently published in New Testament Studies, the world’s leading journal for scholarly study of the New Testament, entitled “The Resurrection of Jesus in the Pre-Pauline Formula of 1 Corinthians 15.3-5.”  Ware’s article is the fullest recent study of this formula, an astoundingly early confession of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection believed by scholars to be already in use among the first Christians less than two years after these events.  

* Douglas Reed Performs Albright Birthday Concert

Douglas Reed, professor emeritus of music, performed In Memorium William Albright (1944-1998) on the C.B. Fisk organ at First Presbyterian Church, Evansville, on October 19. Marking what would have been the Indiana-born composer’s 70th birthday, the concert show-cased Albright’s wide range of musical styles from various popular dance forms (Tango fantastico, Shimmy, Sweet Sixteenths: A Concert Rag for Organ) to more abstract expressions (Three Nocturnes), inspired by the paintings of James McNeil Whistler. Ross Erickson (UE percussion instructor), Rachel Luttrull, and Robert Nicholls (First Presbyterian Church director of music), assisted. 



* Women's Golf Finishes Opening Day of Braun Intercollegiate

Sophomore Kayla Katterhenry led the way for the University of Evansville women’s golf team in the opening round of the Braun Intercollegiate on Monday afternoon at Oak Meadow Country Club.

Katterhenry toured the home course with a 6-over 78 to finish the round tied for 10th place. Next up for the Purple Aces were Maggie Camp and Dana Hayden. Both posted an 82 and are tied for 28th. It was a solid day for each as they are in the top third of the rankings.

Cathy Doyle posted an 87 in the first round and is tied for 56th while Giulia Mallmann is a shot behind, sitting with an 88. Individual Kelly Lamarche carded a 94 on Monday.

Sitting atop the team leaderboard is Indiana State. The Sycamores hold a three stroke lead entering the final round of 18. Andrea Frankiewicz led the Sycamores with a 75 and is tied for third place.

Northern Kentucky is in second place with a 313 while Butler (315), Eastern Kentucky (318) and Loyola (322) round out the top five.

Sarah Kellam of the Norse leads the individuals with a 1-over 73. She is one stroke ahead of teammate Kennedy Windlan, who has a 74.

Evansville is in seventh place with a 329. The Aces are five behind sixth-place Lipscomb.

Tomorrow, the 15 teams will play the final round, beginning with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Fans and supporters are invited to the course.

* Swimming and Diving Alumni Meet to be Held Saturday

Alumni from the University of Evansville swimming and diving are invited back for the annual Alumni Meet, which will be held on Saturday.

The event will start at 11 a.m. with warm-ups taking place at 10 at Wyttenbach Pool. All alumni from both swimming and diving are welcome to take part or even come back to support those who will be participating.

Those interested in taking part are asked to contact head coach Rickey Perkins or assistant coach Andy Brown with the event(s) they would like to take part in. Current student-athletes will also be swimming in the event.


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