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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

* Fire Alarm Testing

Vanguard has begun Fire Alarm Sensitivity testing on campus. As each building is tested the alarm will intermittently go off. (Since this is just a test of the alarm, there is no need to leave the building when the alarm sounds.) Physical Plant and Security will know on a daily basis which buildings Vanguard is working in. The testing will be done between 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Testing should be completed by Tuesday, August 11. Any concerns or schedule conflicts please contact the Physical Plant at 488-2775. 


Upcoming Events

* Old Stone House Framed Art Display

Artwork that was formerly displayed at the Old Stone House in Newburgh, Indiana, will be available for viewing and selection by University faculty, staff and administrators on Tuesday, August 11 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in Ridgway University Center, Eykamp 254-255. The framed artwork will be available for selection by employees to be displayed within their work area on campus as the artwork is the property of the University. The selection process will be on a “first come, first served” basis. Items chosen for display in a work area will be coordinated by Administrative Services staff and selected pieces will be delivered at some point after this event. No artwork displayed during this event will be available for personal purchase.

For more information, please contact Mark Logel at ext. 2027 or ML44.


Info You Should Know

* Research Participants Needed

Tight hamstrings? Sick of stretching? Many people struggle with muscle tightness. Despite its prevalence, it continues to pose unique challenges to rehab and fitness professionals. It negatively affects performance and can lead to injuries.

We are currently investigating new, innovative treatment techniques to resolve hamstring tightness. If you struggle to touch your toes and can give us 15-20 minutes of your time, we may be able to help you improve your mobility in a way stretching never could.

If you’re interested please email Dr. Bethany Huebner at for more information.

* Ellucian Colleague and WebAdvisor Down Time - Fiscal Year-End Procedures

As part of fiscal year-end procedures, Ellucian Colleague (what many still call “Datatel”) and WebAdvisor will be unavailable on Tuesday August 4th from 4:30 PM Central until 7:00 PM Central.  Accounting and audit staff will need to have a “quiet system” in order to complete their procedures.  This down time will affect anyone who uses the WebUI interface or the WebAdvisor interface.  Please inform all student workers, volunteer workers, or other non-UE employees of this down time as well.

Please plan to log out of any active sessions on that date prior to 4:30 PM.  As a reminder, WebUI sessions do not end if you simply close your browser – you must use the “Logout” button located in the upper-right-hand of the interface.

Failure to use the “Logout” button could cause a session to remain active for up to 45 minutes after closing the browser, locking up one of our limited licenses and delaying this procedure.

Hopefully, the procedure will take less time than the allotted 2.5 hours.  In any event, we will inform all users of the availability of the systems once we’ve returned to our normal operations.

* We are now a Tobacco-Free campus!

You will be seeing some new signs on campus. In support of the health and wellbeing of the campus community, the University is now Tobacco-Free. The use of all tobacco products and electronic smoking devices (e-cigarettes) are now prohibited at school sanctioned and/or sponsored activities or functions on campus.

The use of these products and devices is also prohibited in all University buildings, residential housing, approved University housing, rental properties, grounds, athletic facilities, parking lots, University-owned or leased vehicles, and privately owned vehicles on University grounds.

A full description on this policy and available resources can be found here:



* Knoester Publishes Edited Book

Assistant professor of education Matthew Knoester has just published a book he co-edited with current and former teachers at the Mission Hill School in the Boston. The book is entitled ""Teaching in Themes: An Approach to Schoolwide Learning, Creating Community, and Differentiating Instruction" and was published by Teachers College Press. Book chapters detail particular in-depth thematic units for multi-age learning. More information about the book can be found here: Receive a 20% discount with the code THEMES2015 until December 31, 2015. 


Sympathy to...

* Kathryn Bartelt and Family

Condolences to Associate Professor Emerita Kathryn Bartelt of the University Libraries on the recent death of her mother, Kathryn Lawson. A native of Evansville, Mrs. Lawson graduated from Evansville College in 1939. During World War II she served in the Women's Army Corps, and she was commissioned as an officer in 1943. She served as commanding officer over 12 companies at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia. After the war, she served in the Army Reserves, and later attended Indiana University, where she earned a master's degree.

Kathryn was recalled to active duty during the Korean War, and served at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis where she met her future husband, Harold "Dick" Lawson. The Lawsons lived at military bases in the U.S., Germany, and Japan until 1968 when they moved to Chanute Air Force base in Illinois. Kathryn worked in civil service at the base until it closed; then she and her husband retired to Newburgh to live near their family.

Kathryn died on Thursday morning, July 23 at the age of 96. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Lawson. She is survived by her children Kathryn and Richard, and by their families. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church.



* UE Baseball to Hold High School Exposure Camp

The University of Evansville baseball team has announced that it will hold a high school exposure camp on Saturday, September 5 at Braun Stadium. Registration for the camp will begin at 10:30 a.m. CDT and the camp will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. CDT

The camp, which will be conducted by head coach Wes Carroll and his staff, features a warm-up similar to what is used by the UE baseball team, position-specific drill instruction and controlled scrimmages that will be instructed and evaluated by the entire UE baseball staff.

The $100 fee for the camp includes a camp t-shirt and in case of inclement weather, the camp will be conducted at UE baseball’s indoor facility, which is located next to Braun Stadium.

For more information on the camp, please contact assistant coach Jake Mahon at or by phone at 812-484-7764. A camp brochure and registration from is available at

For all of the latest information on Evansville baseball, log on to or follow the team’s Twitter account @UEAcesBaseball. 


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