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Thursday, July 14, 2016

What's Happening Today

* Rethink Diversity Through Mindshifting Dialogue

This week the Rethink Diversity dialogue will continue with a session today titled, "What does that mean and what should I call you?" This session will explore trending terminology. The session will be in Room 253 in the Schroeder School of Business Building from noon-1:00 p.m.

All participants should feel free to bring their lunch.

For more information, or if you have questions, please contact LaNeeca Williams at lw161@evansville.edu or call ext. 2413.

The sessions are sponsored by the Office of Diversity Initiatives.
 

Upcoming Events

* Ice Cream Farewell Reception for Elizabeth Anderson

Stop by the UE Bookstore on Thursday, July 21, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. for some ice cream and to wish Elizabeth Anderson farewell as she leaves the University.

* Save the date for Jennifer Graban's retirement reception!

Jennifer Graban will be retiring after 20 years of dedicated service to the University of Evansville. A reception will be held in her honor on July 20, 2:30-4:00 p.m. in Dunigan Lounge in the Schroeder School of Business Building. Please mark your calendars.

Info You Should Know

* Fall semester monthly Pcard training schedule

The Fall 2016 Pcard monthly training schedule is now available on the AceLink Pcard website under Training Materials, Dates to Remember.

* Looking for some help during the fall book rush

The UE Bookstore is looking for individuals to help in the store for approximately two weeks during fall book rush. Activities include operating the register and stocking textbooks. If anyone is interested or knows of anyone who is looking for a little extra cash, please contact the Bookstore. 

* Report of discoveries from the 2016 season at Jezreel

The fourth season of excavation at Jezreel has just wrapped up and the team headed by Jennie Ebeling, associate professor of archaeology, and Norma Franklin (University of Haifa) made some terrific discoveries! Read about them in this blog post on Bible History Daily: Jezreel Through Time

Congratulations

* Knoester and Plikuhn publish article in Journal of Literacy Research

Matthew Knoester, assistant professor of education, and Mari Plikuhn, assistant professor of sociology, have had an article published in the Journal of Literary Research. The article, titled "Inquiry into the Independent Reading Development of First-Generation College Graduates with Advanced Degrees," can be found online here.

* Krista Williams publishes guest post for Munsell Color

Krista Williams, assistant professor of French, has been invited by the Munsell Color Company to write a guest blog post about some of her research. She studies color defining and translating, and her blog post shows one way this is done in dictionaries. It also offers the opportunity to test one's knowledge of color names. The blog can be found here.

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