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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Upcoming Events

* Lecture on Usonian architecture and Samara, and tours of the Peters-Margedant House

On Saturday, May 28, Linda Eales, Samara Trust associate curator, will be speaking about Usonian architecture and Samara. Eales' lecture will be at 11:00 a.m. at the Reitz Home Carriage House, located at 224 S.E. First Street in Evansville. This lecture is in honor of Historical Preservation Month.

Samara, the home of John and Catherine Christian, is the Usonian style house in West Lafayette, Indiana, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. In 1956 when this house was erected, William Wesley Peters was Wright’s primary assistant. Peters was Wright’s primary assistant.

Following the lecture, the Peters-Margedant House, a Usonian prototype designed and built by Peters, will be open for tours. This little home has nearly all of the features that Wright later incorporated in his Usonian design.  This house is currently located at 1506 East Indiana Street in Evansville, but will soon be moved to UE's campus. 

* June health screenings

Employee annual health screenings are June 7, 8, and 9 in the Employee Health Center. Schedule up to two appointments when you sign in to AceLink>Areas>Employee Health Clinics> Wellness Screenings. There is a recommendation for a 12-hour fast because triglycerides are included with the blood fat/cholesterol testing. However, please arrive with no less than an 8-hour fast. Hydration is important when fasting. Water and black coffee are allowed prior to testing.

Info You Should Know

* COMM 380 offered online in Summer II

COMM 380, Intercultural Communication, will be taught online in Summer II, June 20 - July 22. The course fulfills core Outcome 9 and Overlay A (Diversity: International). If you have any questions about the course format contact Dean Thomlison, UE emeritus professor, at dt4@evansville.edu.

* Take CHEM 100 Summer Session II

CHEM 100 will be offered in Summer Session II. This course fulfills the science general education requirement, outcome 8. Please contact assistant professor of chemistry Todsapon Thananatthanachon for more information.

* ES 103 available online in Summer II

ES 103: Fundamentals of Environmental Science will be offered online in Summer Session II, June 20 - July 22. This is a non-lab course that satisfies the Core Outcome of Scientific Literacy. Please contact Joyce Stamm at js383@evansville.edu for more details. 

Congratulations

* Presentation at NAFSA Conference on International Education

Bev Fowler will be presenting at the NAFSA Conference on International Education in Denver, Colorado, on June 2. Her poster presentation Syrian Students' Cultural Contributions to Campus Community and Initiatives to Enhance Global Awareness was accepted for the Connections Between Peace & Justice, Social Responsibility & International Education exhibit. The presentation highlights the many ways UE's Syrian students have contributed to and positively impacted UE and the Evansville community.

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