University of Evansville

University of Evansville

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Upcoming Events

* Chemistry Day: calling all 4th and 5th graders!

The University of Evansville Chemistry Club is inviting all 4th and 5th graders to participate in Chemistry Day on April 2, in Koch Center for Engineering and Science from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.! During the event, young scientists will be exposed to a variety of interesting demonstrations and will also have fun with hands-on experiments.

The cost to participate in Chemistry Day is $25. This includes a pizza lunch, demonstrations, and hands-on science experiments and activities. To find out more about the event, and to download the application form, go here. Applications must be turned in by March 25.

Feel free to contact Ethan Lehmann (el104@evansville.edu) with any questions.

We hope that your child will join us for an exciting and educational day! 

* UE Housekeeping plans job fair today

The University’s housekeeping service, WFF, will have a job fair today until noon, in Eykamp Hall, Room 253, Ridgway University Center. Light refreshments will be served. This event is open to UE students and to the public. Anyone interested in a job with WFF is welcome to attend! WFF offers part-time work and flexible hours that are ideal for a college student's busy schedule.

For more information, please call 812-488-2045.

Info You Should Know

* Now Accepting Global Scholar applications for 2016-17

The Global Scholars program is designed to offer support for faculty engaged in scholarship or curriculum development that helps prepare our students, and community (public, private, and civic sector partners) for global leadership, citizenry, and success. It is expected that the Global Scholars’ activities will have a positive impact on the global mindset of some of our constituencies, including students, faculty, and the greater Evansville community.

The Global Scholars program is supported and administered by the Institute for Global Enterprise and is made possible in part by the John H. Schroeder Global Scholar Endowed Fund.

Current funding will support two awards. Awards include a stipend of $2,000 and a professional development budget of up to $3,000. Appropriate uses of funding include airfare, accommodations, ground transportation, research materials, and conference fees.

The deadline for full consideration is May 1. Click here for more details.

* Library hours during Spring Break

Happy Spring Break! The libraries will observe the following hours during this time:

Friday, March 4: 7:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, March 5-6: CLOSED
Monday-Friday, March 7-11: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 12: CLOSED
Sunday, March 13: 3:00 p.m. – midnight

There will be no after-hours while the library is closed for holidays or semester breaks. After-hours resume on Sunday, March 13.
 

* Family Weekend 2016 is set for September 23-25!

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations has started working on event planning for Family Weekend 2016 (September 23-25.) If your student organization or department would like to have an event for families or parents during this weekend, please complete the "Family Weekend 2016 Event Participation Form" by March 29, by clicking here.

Like past years' successful events, we would like to have a lot of student and department participation! If you would like to volunteer assistance, or if you have ideas, please contact us at alumni@evansville.edu or call 812-488-2586. 

 

Congratulations

* Atkinson and documentary From the Ashes featured in Sporting News article

Joe Atkinson discusses From the Ashes, the documentary he edited about the 1977 UE plane crash, in an article now available on the Sporting News website. The crash killed 29 people, including the entire UE men’s basketball team. Atkinson is a UE alumnus and digital multimedia specialist at the University.

The documentary has been submitted to six festivals, and Atkinson has released a trailer of the film.

To read the article and watch the trailer, go here.

* Student Sarah Pfleiderer has poem accepted for publication

Sophomore Sarah Pfleiderer, a creative writing major, has had her poem "Selkie Weather" accepted for publication by Mangrove, the University of Miami's literary journal. The poem is based on Sarah's interest in Celtic myth and legend and is forthcoming in Mangrove's next issue. 

Athletics

* Katterhenry in second as Aces open spring season

After winning three tournaments in the fall, University of Evansville golfer Kayla Katterhenry picked up right where she left off and ranks in a tie for second following the first round of the Benbow Invitational at Jacksonville Beach Golf Club.

Katterhenry fired off a 2-over 74 and is one off the lead going into play today. Her efforts have the Purple Aces in fourth place on the team list, just two out of a tie for second place. UE finished with a 323 while Northern Kentucky and The Citadel are tied for second with a 321. Valparaiso leads with a 312.

Giulia Mallmann is second on the UE squad. Her 80 in the first round has her in a tie for twelfth place. Two behind her is freshman Madison Chaney. Her 82 placed her in a tie for nineteenth.

Maria Pickens sits in a tie for fortieth with her round of 87 while Maggie Camp carded a 93. Rachel Marchi and Carly Waggoner played as individuals. Marchi finished Monday’s round with an 88 while Waggoner notched a 92.

UE wraps up the tournament today.

* UE Men's Golf in second in Jacksonville

A full team effort has the University of Evansville Men’s Golf team in second place at the Don Benbow Invitational following the opening round.

Will Knights finished the opening day with a 71 to sit in 5th place on the leaderboard. Tyler Gray is one behind him with a 72. He is tied for sixth place.

The rest of the squad also performed exceptionally well as the trio of Rick Voyvodic, Wil Pahud, and Joseph Addante each carded rounds of 77 and are tied for eighteenth.

As a team, the Aces finished with a 287. They are eight strokes behind leader Florida Atlantic and have a one shot lead over third place IUPUI.

Three individuals played on Monday for UE. Jon Pick was the top performer, posting a 77. Noah Reese completed the first day with an 81 while Austin Carmack finished with an 84.

Laval University golfer Arthur Heinkele and FAU individual Yuki Fujii sit atop the individual list. Both recorded rounds of 68 to open the event.

UE wraps up the tournament today.

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