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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Upcoming Events

* UE to Hold Rape Aggression Defense Course

The Student Fitness Center will offer a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course from 5-7 p.m. on July 25-29. Cost is $60, and the course is open to the public. Jeff Chestnut, director of UE’s Student Fitness Center and a certified R.A.D. instructor, will lead the course.

“While no one likes to imagine being a victim of a violent crime, the recent disappearance of Indiana University student Lauren Spierer has reminded us that worst-case scenarios can and do occur,” Chestnut said. “This course will begin by teaching awareness, prevention, risk reduction, and avoidance. When women finish the course, they’ll know how to confidently defend themselves in case of an attack.”

For more information or to register, call 812-488-2622 or e-mail


Info You Should Know

* Health Tip: July Is Eye Injury Prevention Month

July has been officially recognized as Eye Injury Prevention Month.  Eye injuries of all types occur at a rate of more than 2,000 per day.  Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life.  The best ways to prevent injury to the eye is to always wear the appropriate eye protection. 

The employee wellness nurse has a list of ways to prevent eye injuries.  Pick one up on Thursday, July 7, 9–11 a.m., in Olmsted lobby.

* 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.


* 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


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